6 days in Guadalajara, Ciudad Satelite & Mexico City Itinerary

6 days in Guadalajara, Ciudad Satelite & Mexico City Itinerary

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6 days in Guadalajara, Ciudad Satelite & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Guadalajara
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Guadalajara
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Ciudad Satelite
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Guadalajara

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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.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalajara Cathedral, examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Gobierno, then pause for some serene contemplation at Aranzazu Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Pantaleon Panduro. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Expiatory Temple, walk around Bosque Colomos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Zapopan, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acuario Michin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Guadalajara trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Guadalajara. In September, daytime highs in Guadalajara are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ciudad Satelite.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Museo Pantaleon Panduro
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Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple
Instituto Cultural Cabanas ©
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Acuario Michin ©
Acuario Michin

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Ciudad Satelite

Ciudad Satelite ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museo Adolfo Lopez Mateos and then appreciate the history behind Torres de Satelite.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ciudad Satelite road trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Guadalajara to Ciudad Satelite. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Ciudad Satelite

Museums

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Museo Adolfo Lopez Mateos
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Museo Adolfo Lopez Mateos ©
Museo Adolfo Lopez Mateos
Torres de Satelite ©
Torres de Satelite

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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.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, browse the exhibits of Museo Frida Kahlo, steep yourself in history at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mexico City road trip tool .

Getting from Ciudad Satelite to Mexico City by car takes about an hour. September in Mexico City sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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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

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