60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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60 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4​h 30​min
3
San Miguel de Allende
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Puebla
— 5 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Mexico City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Palenque
— 4 nights
Bus:  6​h
8
Bacalar
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
9
Tulum
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Cancun
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Cozumel
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

6
nights
Cabo San Lucas

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 still lots to do: partake in some friendly competition at A-maze-in Cabo Race, stroll through Playa del Amor, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and go for a stroll along the water at Medano Beach.

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London, UK to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Cabo San Lucas. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cabo San Lucas: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can 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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A-maze-in Cabo Race ©
A-maze-in Cabo Race
Fishing Charters & Tours
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Vallarta: Sayulita (Playa Las Cuevas & Kayaking & Canoeing). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, step off the mainland to explore Los Arcos, explore the galleries of Galleria Dante, and head outdoors with Bahía de Banderas.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta online trip builder .

You can fly from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Sayulita
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

6
nights
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 architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende, make a trip to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Histórico Casa de Allende.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in August, expect nights in San Miguel de Allende to be much colder, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow 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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Horseback Riding Tours
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Las Ventanas (in Mineral del Chico), Templo y ex convento de San Nicolas Tolentino (in Actopan) and Santuario de las Luciernagas (in Tlaxcala). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, don't miss a visit to Real del monte, appreciate the history behind Virgin Rosario of Talpa, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Juan Teotihuacan trip tool .

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

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Mineral del Monte, Tochatlaco, Santuario de las Luciernagas, Balloon Rides, Museo miniaturas castillo de Dragones
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puebla: Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula), Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala) and Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, contemplate the geological forces at Popocatepetl, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Africam Safari.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Puebla road trip app .

Getting from San Juan Teotihuacan to Puebla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Puebla, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Spanish Language Institute - Day Course). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mexico City trip planning site .

Getting from Puebla to Mexico City by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mexico City when traveling from Puebla in August, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Cuernavaca
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Spanish Language Institute - Day Course ©
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 with an excursion to Tonina in Ocosingo--about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aluxes Palenque, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de Roberto Barrios, and make a trip to Iglesia Santo Domingo.

To find where to stay, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Palenque trip planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Palenque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel 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 Palenque ©
Aluxes Palenque

3
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Take a break from Bacalar 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, head outdoors with Estromatolitos, explore the ancient world of Pyramid of the Masks, and wander the wide-open spaces of Num Ka'an Ranch.

To find reviews, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Bacalar journey builder.

Traveling by bus from Palenque to Bacalar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Bacalar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Tulum.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dzibanche, Pyramid of the Masks
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Pyramid of the Masks ©
Pyramid of the Masks
Dzibanche ©
Dzibanche

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an), Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Zipline, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, make a trip to Plastic Flamingo, stop by Kaahal Home Tulum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tulum trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Take a bus from Bacalar to Tulum in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Bacalar in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tulum: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can 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
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Explore Cancun's surroundings by going to Isla Mujeres (Punta Sur, Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado 28, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Interactive Aquarium, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive 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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Santa Rosa Wall, don't miss a visit to San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palancar.

Find out how to plan Cozumel trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Cancun to Cozumel by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

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