6 days in Mazatlan & Mexico City Itinerary

6 days in Mazatlan & Mexico City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  4 h
1
Mazatlan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Mexico City
— 3 nights
End: Mexico City

2
nights
Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): kick back and relax at Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras), appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Machado, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mazatlan Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with Aqua Sports Center and Scuba Dive, then view the masterpieces at Look Vintage and Modern Gallery, and then wander the streets of Old Mazatlan.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mazatlan online travel route planner.

Mexico City to Mazatlan is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mexican Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in December, things will get a bit warmer in Mazatlan: highs are around 33°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Mazatlan

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Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras) ©
Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras)
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral
Old Mazatlan ©
Old Mazatlan

3
nights
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 the city life by going to Bosque de Chapultepec and La Condesa. Get some historical perspective at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo del Templo Mayor. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Postal.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Mazatlan to Mexico City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mazatlan to Mexico City. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mazatlan in December, with highs in Mexico City at 26°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

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Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Zocalo
Zocalo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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