60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Cancun
— 6 nights
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Cozumel
— 7 nights
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Tulum
— 8 nights
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Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
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Palenque
— 3 nights
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Mexico City
— 7 nights
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Acapulco
— 6 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 6 nights
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Puerto Vallarta
— 7 nights
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Cabo San Lucas
— 6 nights

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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Cancun: Alma Libre Bookstore (in Puerto Morelos) and Punta Sur (in Isla Mujeres). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, meet the residents at Interactive Aquarium, and stroll through Playa Delfines.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cancun tour itinerary planning site.

Porto, Portugal to Cancun is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Porto in January, expect Cancun to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Alma Libre Bookstore, Punta Sur
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 16:
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Zipline
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

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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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit a coastal fixture at Punta Molas Faro, delve into the distant past at San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, and head outdoors with Playa Azul.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cozumel vacation planner.

Getting from Cancun to Cozumel by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
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Scuba & Snorkeling
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site ©
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Skydiving, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, kick your exploration up a notch at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Head underground at Cenotes Sac Actun, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tulum trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In January in Tulum, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 31:
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, explore the ancient world of The Ossuary, explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, then explore the ancient world of Las Monjas, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Kax Ek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chinchorro Reef and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chichen Itza road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulum in January, Chichen Itza is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cenote Kax Ek, Chinchorro Reef
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man

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Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, explore the activities along Agua Clara, see the interesting displays at Museo Del Textil, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Misol-Ha.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Palenque trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Chichen Itza to Palenque takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Aluxes ©
Aluxes
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Juan Teotihuacan (Palacio de Tepantitla & Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5) and Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course & Robert Brady Museum). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip maker app.

Getting from Palenque to Mexico City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

San Juan Teotihuacan, Cuernavaca
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 12:
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Spanish Language Institute - Day Course ©
Spanish Language Institute - Day Course
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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Acapulco

Acapulco ©
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Acapulco is known for nature, beaches, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Fuerte De San Diego, paddle through the water with SDA - Swiss Divers Association, make a trip to Mural Diego Rivera, and kick back and relax at Barra Vieja Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Acapulco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Mexico City to Acapulco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in February, expect nights in Acapulco to be much warmer, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Acapulco

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 18:
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Playa Icacos ©
Playa Icacos
Fuerte De San Diego ©
Fuerte De San Diego
Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace) ©
Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace)

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Miguel de Allende side-trips: Queretaro City (Museo de Arte Sacro & Convento de Santa Clara), Team Escape Queretaro (in Juriquilla) and Guanajuato (Alhondiga de Granaditas & Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote)). The adventure continues: stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, explore the galleries of Josefina Membrila Fine Art, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and make a trip to El Jardin.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Miguel de Allende road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Acapulco to San Miguel de Allende takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Acapulco in February: highs in San Miguel de Allende hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Guanajuato
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 24:
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Team Escape Queretaro ©
Team Escape Queretaro
El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

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Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Las Cuevas (in Sayulita), Bucerias (Museo Casa Tequilera & Jan Marie Bourtique Gallery) and Punta Mita Golf Course (in Punta de Mita). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta trip planner.

Fly from San Miguel de Allende to Puerto Vallarta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Puerto Vallarta, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Bucerias, Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Playa Las Cuevas, Marietas Islands, Punta Mita Golf Course
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 3:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Bahía de Banderas ©
Bahía de Banderas

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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 (Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), Spas & Wellness, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Solmar, go for a stroll along the water at Medano Beach, and look for gifts at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Cuadra San Francisco
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 9:
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La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor

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