6 days in San Miguel de Allende & Mexico City Itinerary

6 days in San Miguel de Allende & Mexico City Itinerary

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6 days in San Miguel de Allende & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Mexico City
— 3 nights
End: Mexico City


2
nights
San Miguel de Allende

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 20th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Jardin, get curious at Museo de Astronomia Prehispanica, then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria San Francisco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Parroquia, and finally do a tasting at Vinedos Cuna de Tierra. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora, then stop by Abrazos San Miguel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

For photos and tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende trip builder.

Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in October: highs in San Miguel de Allende hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vinedos Cuna de Tierra
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El Jardin ©
El Jardin
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Vinedos Cuna de Tierra ©
Vinedos Cuna de Tierra

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.
Popular historic sites such as Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Templo Mayor Museum are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Ciudad Universitaria and San Angel. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and wander the streets of Alameda Central.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip builder.

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in October, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum
National Museum of Anthropology ©
National Museum of Anthropology
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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