5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

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5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

Mexico City
Drive:  45​min
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Mexico City
— 2 nights
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 22nd (Sun), stop by Galeria Media Luna, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, and then make a trip to Pyramid of the Sun. On your second day here, head outdoors with Flying Pictures Mexico, then stop by Comercializadora Artesanal Teotihuacan, and then delve into the distant past at Ex Convent of Acolman.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Juan Teotihuacan trip itinerary builder.

Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mexico City.

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Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan ©
Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun ©
Pyramid of the Sun
Galeria Media Luna ©
Galeria Media Luna

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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, sightseeing, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), steep yourself in history at Chapultepec Castle, delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and get engrossed in the history at Templo Mayor Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mexico City trip planner.

Getting from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. In October in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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