5 days in Queretaro City & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in Queretaro City & Mexico City Itinerary

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5 days in Queretaro City & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + taxi:  13​h
1
Queretaro City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Queretaro City

Queretaro City ©
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, and then explore the striking landscape at La Pena de Bernal.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Queretaro City online itinerary creator.

Los Angeles, USA to Queretaro City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Queretaro City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Queretaro City, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Mexico City.

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La Pena de Bernal ©
La Pena de Bernal

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
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 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Frida Kahlo Museum, then steep yourself in history at Chapultepec Castle, and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia). On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Zocalo, then don't miss a visit to Inmobiliaria Paseo de la Reforma, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and finally wander the streets of Alameda Central.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City itinerary planner.

Drive from Queretaro City to Mexico City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In December in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

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National Museum of Anthropology ©
National Museum of Anthropology
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

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