6 days in Mexico City & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

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Mexico City
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Puerto Vallarta
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Mexico City

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Palacio de Bellas Artes. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, admire the striking features of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City visit planning website.

Playa del Carmen to Mexico City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in April, plan for little chillier nights in Mexico City, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Puerto Vallarta

— 2 nights
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
On the 22nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nuevo Vallarta Beach and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta day trip planning app.

You can fly from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mexico City in April, Puerto Vallarta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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