Route & dates
Mexico City— 6 nights
City of Palaces
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica and Alameda Central are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos) and Playa La Virgen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Piedra Herrada Sanctuary (in Valle de Bravo), Chalcatzingo (in Chalcatzingo) and Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at La Condesa, stop by Tinta Naranja Urban Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museo Memoria y Tolerancia, and take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec.
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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Mexico City
Cuernavaca, Piedra Herrada Sanctuary, Chalcatzingo, Playa La Virgen
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