5 days in Cuernavaca & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in Cuernavaca & Mexico City Itinerary

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5 days in Cuernavaca & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Drive:  1​h
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Cuernavaca
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Mexico City
— 2 nights
End: Mexico City

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Cuernavaca

Cuernavaca ©
Cuernavaca is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. On the 15th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco and then take in the awesome beauty at Tepozteco. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Cortes, take an in-depth tour of Robert Brady Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Asencion (Catedral de la Asuncion), and finally contemplate the long history of Garden Borda Cultural Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cuernavaca vacation planner.

Mexico City to Cuernavaca is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in April: high temperatures in Cuernavaca hover around 39°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cuernavaca

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tepozteco
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Robert Brady Museum ©
Robert Brady Museum
Tepozteco ©
Tepozteco
Garden Borda Cultural Center ©
Garden Borda Cultural Center

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Templo Mayor Museum and Frida Kahlo Museum. Popular historic sites such as Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) and Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chapultepec Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Mexico City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cuernavaca to Mexico City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Mexico City is little chillier than Cuernavaca - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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Chapultepec Park ©
Chapultepec Park
National Museum of Anthropology ©
National Museum of Anthropology
Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan ©
Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan

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