3 days in Mexico City & Papantla Itinerary

3 days in Mexico City & Papantla Itinerary

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Mexico City
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Papantla
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Mexico City

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City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then admire the striking features of Palacio Postal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, and finally make a trip to Zocalo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mexico City. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Papantla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums

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Papantla

— 1 night
Papantla is a city and municipality located in the north of the state of Veracruz, Mexico, in the Sierra Papanteca range and on the Gulf of Mexico. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Teodoro Cano, then contemplate the long history of Papantla de Olarte, then walk around Eco Park Xanath - Papantla, and finally delve into the distant past at El Tajin.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Papantla travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to Papantla takes 4 hours. In June, Papantla is a bit warmer than Mexico City - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Papantla

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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