7 days in Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
Fly:  7 h
1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Denver

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), see the interesting displays at Museo Trick Eye, and appreciate the history behind Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary planning site.

Denver, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in May, expect Mexico City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Trick Eye ©
Museo Trick Eye
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Xcaret and La Isla Shopping Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Cozumel) and Tulum Archaeological Site (in Tulum). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen online journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in June; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach 85°F and lows reach 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, La Isla Shopping Village, Tulum Archaeological Site
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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