8 days in Mexico City & San Juan Teotihuacan Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City & San Juan Teotihuacan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Mexico City
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Foot + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

5
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Popular historic sites such as Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) and Museo del Templo Mayor are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo Frida Kahlo. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino, don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Reforma, and step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City trip builder website.

San Francisco, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Mexico City. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

2
nights
San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada and then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ex Convent of Acolman.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Juan Teotihuacan trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ex Convent of Acolman
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Ex Convent of Acolman ©
Ex Convent of Acolman

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