7 days in Guanajuato & Mexico City Itinerary

7 days in Guanajuato & Mexico City Itinerary

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Guanajuato
— 2 nights
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Mexico City
— 4 nights

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Guanajuato

— 2 nights
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Grito, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora, then take an in-depth tour of Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Canada de la Virgen and then learn about winemaking at Vinedos Cuna de Tierra.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Guanajuato online travel route planner.

Mexico City to Guanajuato is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in May: highs in Guanajuato hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mexico City.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Mexico City

— 4 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get some historical perspective at Zocalo and Museo del Templo Mayor. Get outdoors at Bosque de Chapultepec and Tepozteco. Step out of Mexico City to go to Valle de Bravo and see Piedra Herrada Sanctuary, which is approximately 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ciudad Universitaria, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guanajuato to Mexico City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Guanajuato in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 13: