60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Cabo San Lucas
— 6 nights
2
Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
3
San Miguel de Allende
— 6 nights
4
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 5 nights
5
Puebla
— 5 nights
6
Mexico City
— 6 nights
7
Palenque
— 4 nights
8
Bacalar
— 3 nights
9
Tulum
— 7 nights
10
Cancun
— 6 nights
11
Cozumel
— 5 nights

6
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Cabo San Lucas side-trips: San Jose del Cabo (Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, Tanya Talamante, &more). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, partake in some friendly competition at A-maze-in Cabo Race, ride a horse along Cuadra San Francisco, and contemplate the long history of Church of Saint Luke.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Cabo San Lucas are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are much warmer (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Cuadra San Francisco
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Shark Diving
Fishing Charters & Tours
Medano Beach ©
Medano Beach

4
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Vallarta side-trips: Sayulita (Playa Las Cuevas & Kayaking & Canoeing). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, head outdoors with Bahía de Banderas, and head off the coast to Los Arcos.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Sayulita
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Food Tours
Zipline
Bahía de Banderas ©
Bahía de Banderas

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Miguel de Allende: Queretaro City (Historic Center of Santiago de Queretaro, Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros, &more) and Alhondiga de Granaditas (in Guanajuato). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to El Jardin, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Histórico Casa de Allende.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in August: highs in San Miguel de Allende hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Alhondiga de Granaditas
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Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio

5
nights
San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Juan Teotihuacan: Templo y ex convento de San Nicolas Tolentino (in Actopan), Las Ventanas (in Mineral del Chico) and Santuario de las Luciernagas (in Tlaxcala). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, make a trip to Real del monte, take an in-depth tour of Museo Manuel Gamio Centro de Estudios Teotihuacanos, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Medicina Laboral Nicolas Zavala.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Juan Teotihuacan trip tool.

Drive from San Miguel de Allende to San Juan Teotihuacan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Puebla.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Mineral del Monte, Templo y ex convento de San Nicolas Tolentino, Tochatlaco, Las Ventanas, Virgin Rosario of Talpa
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Santuario de las Luciernagas ©
Santuario de las Luciernagas
Tochatlaco ©
Tochatlaco

5
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puebla: Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, see the interesting displays at Museo de Arte Popular Santa Rosa de Lima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), and explore the world behind art at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Puebla online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Juan Teotihuacan to Puebla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Tonantzintla, Popocatepetl, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala ©
Tonantzintla ©
Tonantzintla

6
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mexico City: Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Spanish Language Institute - Day Course). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mexico City visit planning website.

Traveling by shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Puebla in August, Mexico City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Cuernavaca
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Walking tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

4
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Step out of Palenque to go to Ocosingo and see Tonina, which is approximately 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de Roberto Barrios, stroll through Aluxes, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Palenque holiday planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Palenque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bacalar.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tonina
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Cascada de Roberto Barrios ©
Cascada de Roberto Barrios
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Aluxes ©
Aluxes

3
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Change things up with a short trip to Dzibanche in Chetumal (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, explore the ancient world of Pyramid of the Masks, wander the wide-open spaces of Num Ka'an Ranch, and head outdoors with Estromatolitos.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bacalar road trip website.

You can drive from Palenque to Bacalar in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palenque to Bacalar. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Tulum.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Pyramid of the Masks, Dzibanche
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Pyramid of the Masks ©
Pyramid of the Masks

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Zipline, &more), Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, stroll through Paradise Beach, see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, and Head underground at Cenotes Casa Tortuga Tulum.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum sightseeing planning tool.

Take a shuttle from Bacalar to Tulum in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bacalar, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tulum, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Zipline

6
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Isla Mujeres (Punta Sur, Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, &more). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, observe the fascinating underwater world at Interactive Aquarium, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cancun trip planner.

Drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Cancun sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Isla Mujeres
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Swim with Dolphins
Zipline
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

5
nights
Cozumel

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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, visit a coastal fixture at Punta Molas Faro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cozumel Pearl Farm, and delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cozumel trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Cozumel sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club ©
Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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