34 days in Mexico Itinerary

34 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
2
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
3
San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
4
Mexico City
— 4 nights
5
Puebla
— 2 nights
6
Palenque
— 3 nights
7
Cozumel
— 3 nights
8
Tulum
— 3 nights
9
Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
10
Cancun
— 3 nights

3
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Step out of Cabo San Lucas to go to San Jose del Cabo and see Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, take in the exciting artwork at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Luke.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas holiday planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in May, things will get little chillier in Cabo San Lucas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), Cuadra San Francisco
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
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Shark Diving
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
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Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Art in Amber (in Bucerias) and Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, head off the coast to Marietas Islands, get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica, and admire the masterpieces at 4D Art Museum.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta day trip planning tool.

Fly from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Art in Amber, Marietas Islands, Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
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Swim with Dolphins
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands

3
nights
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
San Miguel de Allende is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, look for gifts at Colors, examine the collection at Museo La Esquina, and get lost in a book at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in May, plan for little chillier nights in San Miguel de Allende, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
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Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

4
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Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mexico City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in May, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

2
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Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Tonantzintla, stop by La monarca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), thenexamine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra. On the next day, wander the streets of Zocalo, explore the world behind art at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales, thenget lost in a book at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo San Francisco Acatepec.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Puebla trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Tonantzintla
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra

3
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Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of Agua Azul Waterfalls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo, and stroll through Aluxes.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Palenque trip planner.

Getting from Puebla to Palenque by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Agua Azul Waterfalls ©
Agua Azul Waterfalls
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Cascadas de Misol-Ha
Cascadas de Misol-Ha

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Cozumel

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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, contemplate the long history of San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, and explore the gorgeous colors at Santa Rosa Wall.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cozumel visit planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Palenque to Cozumel in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palenque to Cozumel. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel

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Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Venture out of the city with trips to Xcaret (in Playa del Carmen) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, stop by Kaahal Home Tulum, and Head underground at Gran Cenote.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Cozumel to Tulum takes 3.5 hours. June in Tulum sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Xcaret, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

2
nights
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Dzibichaltun, explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, thendelve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, and finally explore the ancient world of The Ossuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the galleries of Casa de los Venados, thensee the interesting displays at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xkeken.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chichen Itza trip simple and quick.

Drive from Tulum to Chichen Itza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, Chichen Itza is a bit warmer than Tulum - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valladolid, Dzibichaltun
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Xkeken ©
Cenote Xkeken

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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.
Step out of Cancun with an excursion to Punta Sur in Isla Mujeres--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, stroll through Playa Delfines, and look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas.

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Getting from Chichen Itza to Cancun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Punta Sur
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Selvatica ©
Selvatica
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Swim with Dolphins

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