6 days in Mexico City & Morelia Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City & Morelia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Mexico and Gulf Coast route planner

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Mexico City
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Morelia
— 2 nights
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Mexico City
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Morelia.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites
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Morelia

— 2 nights
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to Catedral de Morelia, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Morelia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego, and finally don't miss a visit to Acueducto de Morelia. On the next day, stroll around Jardin de las Rosas, then ponder the design of Fuente de las Tarascas, then stop by Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias, and finally admire the landmark architecture of House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Morelia trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Mexico City to Morelia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in October, you will find days in Morelia are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

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Mexico City

— 1 night

City of Palaces

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe. On the next day, contemplate the long history of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), steep yourself in history at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally make a trip to Paseo de la Reforma.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Morelia to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Morelia in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums
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