60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Vallarta
— 5 nights
2
San Miguel de Allende
— 5 nights
3
Mexico City
— 6 nights
4
Oaxaca
— 5 nights
5
Palenque
— 4 nights
6
Cancun
— 5 nights
7
Tulum
— 7 nights
8
Cozumel
— 6 nights
9
Mazatlan
— 4 nights
10
La Paz
— 4 nights
11
Cabo San Lucas
— 5 nights

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Vallarta side-trips: Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes) and Nuevo Vallarta Beach (in Nuevo Vallarta). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Vallarta.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta travel route planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Puerto Vallarta is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Auckland in October, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Puerto Vallarta: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Nuevo Vallarta, Kayaking & Canoeing, Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Marietas Islands
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:
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Food Tours
Spas
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Peña de Bernal and Horseback Riding Tours. Get out of town with these interesting San Miguel de Allende side-trips: Convento de Santa Clara (in Queretaro City) and Monumento al Pipila (in Guanajuato). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, explore the galleries of Galeria Nepantla, take an in-depth tour of Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, and make a trip to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Puerto Vallarta in October, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in San Miguel de Allende: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Monumento al Pipila
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:
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Horseback Riding Tours
Peña de Bernal ©
Peña de Bernal
Monumento al Pipila ©
Monumento al Pipila

6
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chapultepec Castle and Historic Center (Centro Historico). Venture out of the city with trips to Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) (in Puebla), Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala) and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mexico City tour site.

Traveling by car from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from San Miguel de Allende, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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Food Tours
Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monte Alban and Tule Tree. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Hierve el Agua, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, take in nature's colorful creations at Ethnobotanical Garden, and steep yourself in history at Mercado Benito Juárez.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Mexico City in October, you will find days in Oaxaca are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Jardin Etnobotanico, Tule Tree
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Hierve el Agua ©
Hierve el Agua
Andador de Macedonia Alcala ©
Andador de Macedonia Alcala

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 off the beaten path and head to Aluxes and Agua Clara. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of Agua Azul Waterfalls, see the interesting displays at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier", and don't miss a visit to Iglesia Santo Domingo.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Palenque journey planning tool.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Palenque in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 3:
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Agua Azul Waterfalls ©
Agua Azul Waterfalls
Aluxes ©
Aluxes
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Spas. Step out of Cancun to go to Isla Mujeres and see Punta Sur, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, examine the collection at Mayan Museum of Cancun, don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cancun day trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Palenque to Cancun in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palenque to Cancun due to the time zone difference. November in Cancun sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Punta Sur
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 9:
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Shark Diving
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Mayan Museum of Cancun ©
Mayan Museum of Cancun

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Cenotes Sac Actun. Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Zipline, &more) and Ek Balam (in Ek Balam Village). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, browse the exhibits of Art Gallery Miniature, admire the striking features of Sfer IK, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Tulum trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Tulum are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Ek Balam
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 16:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Paradise Beach Cozumel and Santa Rosa Wall. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, go deep with a submarine tour, head outdoors with The Money Bar Beach Club, and enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cozumel online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tulum to Cozumel by combination of bus and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. In November in Cozumel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Paradise Beach Cozumel ©
Paradise Beach Cozumel
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Malecon. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza Machado, take a stroll through Old Mazatlan, enjoy the sand and surf at Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras), and stroll through Playa Las Gaviotas.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mazatlan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Mazatlan takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cozumel to Mazatlan. When traveling from Cozumel in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mazatlan: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Zipline
Malecon ©
Malecon
Plaza Machado ©
Plaza Machado

4
nights
La Paz

La Paz ©
It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Isla Espiritu Santo and Balandra Beach. There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, don't miss a visit to Malecon, step off the mainland to explore Archipielago Revillagigedo, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the La Paz trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Mazatlan to La Paz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in La Paz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marina Cabo San Lucas and Spas. There's still lots to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Maria Beach, and stroll through Chileno Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in November, expect nights in Cabo San Lucas to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Marina Cabo San Lucas ©
Marina Cabo San Lucas
Spas

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