59 days in Mexico Itinerary

59 days in Mexico Itinerary

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59 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Silao
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
San Miguel de Allende
— 6 nights
2
Mexico City
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Cancun
— 6 nights
4
Tulum
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Cozumel
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Oaxaca
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Guadalajara
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Puerto Vallarta
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Cabo San Lucas
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Silao

6
nights
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
Head to Fabrica La Aurora and Bordello Galeriafor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from San Miguel de Allende: Tres Raices (in Dolores Hidalgo) and Queretaro City (Museo Fundacion Santiago Carbonell, Galeria Libertad, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, walk around El Charco del Ingenio, take in the exciting artwork at Josefina Membrila Fine Art, and look for gifts at Laura Reyes Fashion.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary planning app .

Silao to San Miguel de Allende is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May in San Miguel de Allende, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Tres Raices
Find places to stay May 21 — 27:
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Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora
Galeria Nepantla ©
Galeria Nepantla
Galeria Libertad ©
Galeria Libertad

7
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Head to Coyoacan and Centro Cultural Teopanzolcofor plenty of shopping. Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Spanish Language Institute - Day Course in Cuernavaca--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City visit planning site .

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in May, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
The Shops at Downtown ©
The Shops at Downtown

6
nights
Cancun

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
For shopping fun, head to La Isla Shopping Village or Mercado 28. Kids will appreciate attractions like Selvatica and Playa Delfines. Go for a jaunt from Cancun to Isla Mujeres to see Playa Norte about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 7th (Fri) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Kukulcan Plaza, browse the different shops at Forum by the Sea, get into the urban bustle at Casa de Cultura Cancun, and browse the range of quality goods at Plaza Caracol.

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Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Cancun takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cancun. Traveling from Mexico City in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Cancun: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Kukulcan Plaza, Playa Norte
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Selvatica ©
Selvatica
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte

8
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Head to MexicArte and Balam Art On Feathersfor plenty of shopping. Kids will enjoy Xel-Ha and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Playa del Carmen (Xcaret Park, Quinta Avenida, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, head outdoors with Ana y Jose Beach Club, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Plastic Flamingo.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Akumal Beach
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 17:
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret Park ©
Xcaret Park
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

7
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Discover Mexico Park Cozumel and Clear Lounge Cozumel. For shopping fun, head to Sergio's Silver from Taxco or Galo Art Studio. Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 23rd (Sun) at some of the best spas. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Palancar Reef, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cozumel online trip planner .

You can drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. June in Cozumel sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

4
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Head to Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles and Porfirio Gutierrezfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Oaxaca to go to Teotitlan del Valle and see Casa Don Taurino, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria omar Hernandez, shop like a local with Voces de Copal, and engage your brain at Museo Infantil de Oaxaca.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oaxaca online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Cozumel to Oaxaca in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cozumel to Oaxaca due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cozumel in June, Oaxaca is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Teotitlan del Valle, Jardin Etnobotanico, Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Porfirio Gutierrez ©
Porfirio Gutierrez
Mercado Benito Juárez
Mercado Benito Juárez
Museo Infantil de Oaxaca ©
Museo Infantil de Oaxaca

5
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.
Head to Mercado Libertad and Del Corazon de la Tierra- Galleryfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Diane Pearl Collecions (in Ajijic) and Andares (in Zapopan). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Paseo de las Artes Chapultepec, get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural El Refugio, buy something for everyone on your list at La Gran Plaza Fashion Mall, and view the masterpieces at Tlaquepaque and Tonala Artisans Tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Guadalajara trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Guadalajara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Diane Pearl Collecions
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Forum Tlaquepaque ©
Forum Tlaquepaque
Andares ©
Andares
Galerias Guadalajara ©
Galerias Guadalajara

7
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Shop till you drop at Galleria Dante and Isabel Silver Jewelry. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Vallarta: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Sayulita) and Bucerias (Bucerias Art Gallery, Mega Comercial Mexicana, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, head off the coast to Marietas Islands, get a taste of the local shopping with The Loft Galeria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Vallarta online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Guadalajara in July; daily highs in Puerto Vallarta reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Bucerias, Marietas Islands, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 11:
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Swim with Dolphins
Los Muertos Beach ©
Los Muertos Beach
Isabel Silver Jewelry ©
Isabel Silver Jewelry

7
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Do your shopping at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art and Casa Dahlia Gallery. Bring the kids along to Playa del Amor and Medano Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to San Jose del Cabo (Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), & more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, get a taste of the local shopping with Golden Cactus Gallery, ride a horse along Cuadra San Francisco, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Cuadra San Francisco
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 18:
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La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor
Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) ©
Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)

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