6 days in Mexico City, Guanajuato & Guadalajara Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City, Guanajuato & Guadalajara Itinerary

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6 days in Mexico City, Guanajuato & Guadalajara Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Guadalajara
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Mexico City

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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. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, and don't miss a visit to Zocalo.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Mexico City trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mexico City. In November, daytime highs in Mexico City are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums

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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Colors, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Fabrica La Aurora, then stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, and then see the sky in a new way at Museo de Astronomia Prehispanica.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Miguel de Allende trip planning site .

Drive from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. November in San Miguel de Allende sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Guadalajara.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Horseback Riding Tours
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Expiatory Temple, and then examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas.

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You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Guadalajara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Guadalajara can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
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Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple
Instituto Cultural Cabanas ©
Instituto Cultural Cabanas

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