8 days in Ciudad Valles & Tampico Itinerary

8 days in Ciudad Valles & Tampico Itinerary

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Fly to Tamuin Airport, Drive to Ciudad Valles
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Ciudad Valles
— 5 nights
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Tampico
— 2 nights
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Ciudad Valles

— 5 nights
Ciudad Valles is the second-largest city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jardin Escultorico Edward James and Tamtoc Archaeological Site. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Cueva en Taninul. Step out of Ciudad Valles to go to Aquismon and see Tamul Waterfalls, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Huasteca Potosina and head outdoors with MS Xpediciones.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Valles road trip planning app.

Los Angeles, USA to Ciudad Valles is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Ciudad Valles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampico.

Things to do in Ciudad Valles

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Tampico

— 2 nights
Tampico is a city and port in the southeastern part of the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. On the 13th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Miramar. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Laguna del Carpintero and then get engrossed in the history at Antigua Aduana MarItima.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampico travel route planner.

Getting from Ciudad Valles to Tampico by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tampico are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. You will leave for home on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Tampico

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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