56 days in Mexico Itinerary

56 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 20 nights
2
Cozumel
— 11 nights
3
Guadalajara
— 14 nights
4
Mexico City
— 7 nights
5
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 3 nights

20
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco and National Palace (Palacio Nacional). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo de Arte Popular and Museo Nacional De Arte. Change things up with a short trip to Tepozteco in Tepoztlan (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mexico City road trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get little chillier in Mexico City: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco, Tepozteco
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Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso ©
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

11
nights
Cozumel

Cozumel ©
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Mayan Cacao Company and San Miguel Church (Iglesia de San Miguel). Get some historical perspective at Punta Molas Faro and San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Chankanaab Reef, explore the gorgeous colors at Yucab Reef, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and explore the striking landscape at El Paso del Cedral Reef.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cozumel online trip planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in July: high temperatures in Cozumel hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Chankanaab Reef ©
Chankanaab Reef
El Paso del Cedral Reef ©
El Paso del Cedral Reef
San Francisco Reef ©
San Francisco Reef

14
nights
Guadalajara

Guadalajara ©
One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
Expiatory Temple and Romantic Lake Chapala will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Magic Top Museum and Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica). Venture out of the city with trips to Amatitan (Tequila Herradura & Jalisco en Globo), Tequila (La Cata Tequila Tasting Room, Destileria La Rojena, &more) and Malecon de Jocotepec (in Jocotepec). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Guachimontones, browse the eclectic array of goods at Tonala Craft Market, delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de la Primavera, and stroll the grounds of Panteon de Belen.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Guadalajara day trip site.

You can fly from Cozumel to Guadalajara in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Cozumel to Guadalajara, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cozumel in August; daily highs in Guadalajara reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tequila, Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Amatitan, Ajijic
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Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple
Guachimontones ©
Guachimontones
Panteon de Belen ©
Panteon de Belen

7
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
You've now added Mercado de Coyoacan to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan and Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer). Museo del Templo Mayor and Museo Casa Luis Barragan will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Mexico City's surroundings by going to Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & River Rafting & Tubing). Explore Mexico City further: explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, examine the collection at Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, buy something for everyone on your list at Oasis Coyoacan, and have fun and explore at Museo Trick Eye.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mexico City trip planning site.

You can fly from Guadalajara to Mexico City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Guadalajara in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cuernavaca
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Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan ©
Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan
Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor
Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer) ©
Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de Sitio Mina la Dificultad and Museo de Medicina Laboral Nicolas Zavala. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tochatlaco and Palacio de Tepantitla. Step out of San Juan Teotihuacan to go to Mineral del Monte and see Panteon Ingles, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, get engrossed in the history at Museo De Los Murales Teotihuacanos - Beatriz de La Fuente, stop by Galeria Media Luna, and steep yourself in history at Convento Agustino.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan Teotihuacan trip planner.

You can drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mineral del Monte, Ex Convent of Acolman, Tochatlaco, Convento Agustino, Galeria Media Luna
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Tochatlaco ©
Tochatlaco
Ex Convent of Acolman ©
Ex Convent of Acolman

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