27 days in North America Itinerary

27 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip planner

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Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Acapulco
— 3 nights
Fly to Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon Int Airport, Drive to Uxmal
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Uxmal
— 1 day
Drive
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Valladolid
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive to Calica, Ferry to Cozumel
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Cozumel
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cancun
— 6 nights
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Mexico City

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coyoacan and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, view the masterpieces at Ambarte, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Mexico City is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, with highs in Mexico City at 24°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:

Acapulco

— 3 nights
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Visit Barra Vieja Beach and Playa Revolcadero for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Ventura and Playa Pichilingue. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at La Quebrada, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Las Brisas, and kick back and relax at Playa Condesa.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Acapulco trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Acapulco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in February, you will find days in Acapulco are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Uxmal.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

Uxmal

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena, get outside with Mirador de Muna, and then explore the ancient world of Uxmal.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uxmal journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Acapulco to Uxmal. The time zone difference when traveling from Acapulco to Uxmal is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in Uxmal

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 7:

Valladolid

— 3 nights

Sultana of the East

One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Explore hidden gems such as Ek Balam and Ecopark Xtut. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valladolid: X'Canche Cenote (in Ek Balam Village) and Chichen Itza (Chichen Itza, Temple of the Bearded Man, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xkeken and explore the activities along Cenote Maya Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Valladolid trip planner.

You can drive from Uxmal to Valladolid in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Uxmal in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Valladolid. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the shuttle to Tulum.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 10:

Tulum

— 4 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Step off the beaten path and head to Paradise Beach and Art Gallery Miniature. Take a break from Tulum with a short trip to Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, about 56 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, Head underground at Cenote Taak Bi Ha, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and stop by La Llorona.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tulum trip itinerary website.

Traveling by shuttle from Valladolid to Tulum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valladolid in February, with highs in Tulum at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:

Cozumel

— 5 nights
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club. Explore hidden gems such as The Amazing Cozumel Race and Discover Mexico Park Cozumel. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef, explore the striking landscape at Playa Punta Chiqueros, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica del Cedral, and have some family-friendly fun at Clear Lounge Cozumel.

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Getting from Tulum to Cozumel by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. February in Cozumel sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:

Cancun

— 6 nights
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa Delfines and Playa Norte. Visit Playa Gaviota Azul and Playa Marlin for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cancun: Isla Mujeres (El Centro, Women's Beading Cooperative, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mayan Museum of Cancun, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Chacmool, steep yourself in history at Zona Arqueologica El Rey, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

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Fly from Cozumel to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 25:

Yucatan travel guide

4.6
Ruins · Geologic Formations · Architectural Buildings
A trip to Yucatan reveals a place that caters to the more tranquil of travelers interested in seeing Mexico away from big crowds and modern resorts. A good alternative for anyone disinclined to visit Cancun or Cabo San Lucas, this part of the country boasts numerous historical and natural attractions, including pristine mangrove forests, quaint colonial-era towns, and a string of unspoiled beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Most visitors begin their tour of Yucatan in Merida, the under-the-radar state capital considered one of Mexico's safest and architecturally significant cities. From there, you're just a drive away from hundreds of Mayan ruins, proof that organized humans lived here as long ago as 800 BCE.

Riviera Maya travel guide

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Theme Parks · Zipline · Scuba & Snorkeling
Well-preserved ruins and stunning white-sand beaches make for memorable Riviera Maya vacations, though this coastal area also features a number of modern cities ideal for soaking up some local culture and learning about Mexican cuisine. Stretching for approximately 100 km (60 mi) along the Caribbean coastline, this region serves as one of the world's most popular vacation destinations, known for containing big-name resorts like Playa del Carmen and Cancun. If you get tired of sun and sand, enrich your Riviera Maya sightseeing experience by visiting the area's eco-archaeological theme parks, which preserve swathes of wilderness and encompasses restored structures from the Mayan period.