60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Puerto Vallarta
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Cabo San Lucas
— 6 nights
Bus:  6 h
3
Mazatlan
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Oaxaca
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Cozumel
— 5 nights
+2
Taxi + Ferry + Bus:  2 h 30 min
6
Tulum
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Cancun
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
8
Palenque
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Puebla
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
10
Mexico City
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
San Miguel de Allende
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Puerto Vallarta

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: Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Sayulita). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta tour planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Puerto Vallarta. November in Puerto Vallarta sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Kayaking & Canoeing, Marietas Islands
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline

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.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Amor.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cabo San Lucas trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November in Cabo San Lucas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cuadra San Francisco
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 25:
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Shark Diving
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Malecon, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Olas Altas, enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Machado.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mazatlan trip site.

Getting from Cabo San Lucas to Mazatlan by bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Mazatlan when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in November, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Malecon ©
Malecon
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral

5
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Oaxaca is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, stroll through Coyote Aventuras, admire the striking features of Basilica de la Soledad, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Etnobotanico.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oaxaca trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Mazatlan to Oaxaca in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mazatlan to Oaxaca is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mazatlan in November since evenings lows in Oaxaca dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Jardin Etnobotanico
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
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Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

5
nights
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, take in the dramatic natural features at Palancar Reef, tour the pleasant surroundings at Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Cozumel takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Oaxaca in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cozumel, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve ©
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Xcaret, &more), Chichen Itza (Temple of the Bearded Man & Chichen Itza) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Cozumel to Tulum in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 18:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

5
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.
When in Cancun, make a side trip to see Punta Sur in Isla Mujeres, approximately Isla Mujeres away. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Tortugas.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip maker.

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Punta Sur
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 23:
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok ©
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok

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.
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, admire the sheer force of Agua Azul Waterfalls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo, and examine the collection at Museo Del Textil.

Plan a Palenque trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cancun to Palenque takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cancun to Palenque. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Agua Azul Waterfalls ©
Agua Azul Waterfalls
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Aluxes ©
Aluxes

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puebla: Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala) and San Pedro Cholula (Parroquia de San Andres Cholula, Zona Arqueológica de Cholula, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), admire the masterpieces at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales, make a trip to Tuneles de Puebla, and examine the collection at Museo de Arte Popular Santa Rosa de Lima.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Puebla trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Palenque to Puebla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Popocatepetl, Tonantzintla, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Tonantzintla ©
Tonantzintla
Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala ©

6
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. January in Mexico City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:
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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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.
Explore San Miguel de Allende's surroundings by going to Alhondiga de Granaditas (in Guanajuato) and Queretaro City (Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros & Convento de Santa Clara). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora, deepen your understanding at Sazon, and see the interesting displays at Museo La Esquina.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Miguel de Allende online trip maker.

You can drive from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Alhondiga de Granaditas
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 13:
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Horseback Riding Tours
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery

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