5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
Drive:  45 min
1
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Mexico City
— 2 nights
End: Mexico City

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San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and then stop by Comercializadora Artesanal Teotihuacan. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ex Convent of Acolman, delve into the distant past at Tecoaque (Sultepec), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reino Animal.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan Teotihuacan route planner.

Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ex Convent of Acolman, Tecoaque (Sultepec)
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Reino Animal ©
Reino Animal
Ex Convent of Acolman ©
Ex Convent of Acolman

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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.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), and explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo