3 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

3 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

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3 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
1
Mexico City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Cancun
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mexico City

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 20th (Wed), admire the striking features of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), make a trip to Zocalo, then explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Frida Kahlo Museum, examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally make a trip to Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mexico City. In June, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Mexico City

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

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Cancun

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then go for a walk through Av Kukulkan.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cancun route app .

You can fly from Mexico City to Cancun in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Cancun is 1 hour. Traveling from Mexico City in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cancun: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

#Water Activities, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Swim with Dolphins
Av Kukulkan ©
Av Kukulkan

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