31 days in Mexico Itinerary

31 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 6 nights
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Oaxaca
— 5 nights
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Guadalajara
— 4 nights
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Aguascalientes
— 6 nights
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Cancun
— 8 nights

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get some historical perspective at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo del Templo Mayor. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Zocalo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mexico City: Puebla (Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo) & Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)) and Museo De Los Murales Teotihuacanos - Beatriz de La Fuente (in San Juan Teotihuacan). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and visit Historic Center (Centro Historico).

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mexico City day trip site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Mexico City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Side Trips

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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman and Basilica de la Soledad. Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca and Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Oaxaca's surroundings by going to Zona Arqueologica Zaachila (in Zaachila) and Capilla Del Senor De Tlacolula (in Tlacolula). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Monte Alban, make a trip to Hierve el Agua, view the masterpieces at Voces de Copal, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Bocana.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oaxaca vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Mexico City in November, expect nights in Oaxaca to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

4
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Guadalajara

Guadalajara ©

Pearl of the West

One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Pantaleon Panduro and Instituto Cultural Cabanas. Expiatory Temple and Paseo de las Artes Chapultepec are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Guadalajara side-trips: Guachimontones (in Teuchitlan) and El Diente (in Zapopan). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Gobierno, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Zapopan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalajara Cathedral, and examine the collection at Museum of Sacred Art.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Guadalajara trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Guadalajara in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, expect nights in Guadalajara to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Aguascalientes.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Palacio de Gobierno ©
Palacio de Gobierno
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Museo Pantaleon Panduro ©
Museo Pantaleon Panduro

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Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes ©
Templo de San Antonio and Ex Convento del Senor del Tepozan will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo de Guadalupe and Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato. Change things up with these side-trips from Aguascalientes: Zacatecas (Camara Oscura, Museo Pedro Coronel, &more) and Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus (in Leon).

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Aguascalientes online attractions planner.

Getting from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Aguascalientes

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 30:
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Museo de Guadalupe ©
Museo de Guadalupe
Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel) ©
Museo Pedro Coronel ©
Museo Pedro Coronel

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Cancun

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem and Galeria Balance Cancun. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá and Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad. Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Xpu-ha Beach (in Puerto Aventuras), Akumal Beach (in Akumal) and Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling & Zipline). There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa Norte, stop by Joyería Ambarte, make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cancun attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aguascalientes to Cancun. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Aguascalientes in November, you will find days in Cancun are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are much warmer (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 8:
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Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Scuba & Snorkeling

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