6 days in Mexico Itinerary

6 days in Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Cozumel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tulum
— 2 nights
+3
bus + ferry + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): delve into the distant past at San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and then put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel day trip planning tool .

Charlotte, USA to Cozumel is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in January; daily highs in Cozumel reach 78°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

2
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
On the 5th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Xcaret and then stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tulum route builder site .

You can drive from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Tulum are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Tulum

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xcaret
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 7th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo del Azucar, delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mexico City itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tulum to Mexico City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulum to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tulum in January, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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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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