5 days in Zacatecas & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in Zacatecas & Mexico City Itinerary

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Zacatecas
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Mexico City
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Zacatecas

— 2 nights

Quarry City

Beautifully preserved architecture and a refreshing lack of mass tourism remain among the main reasons to take a trip to Zacatecas, a colonial-era city at the heart of Mexico.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel), take in the awesome beauty at Cerro de la Bufa, and then go deep underground at Mina El Eden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Zacatecas, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, then examine the collection at Parroquia de Santo Domingo, and finally examine the collection at Museo de Guadalupe.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zacatecas trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City to Zacatecas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zacatecas when traveling from Mexico City in March, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

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 a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Zacatecas to Mexico City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mexico City when traveling from Zacatecas in March, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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