8 days in Mexico City & San Miguel de Allende Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City & San Miguel de Allende Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 4 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
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Mexico City

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mexico City trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Mexico City are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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San Miguel de Allende

A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
On the 6th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Monumento al Pipila, browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora, and then admire the striking features of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around El Charco del Ingenio, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then make a trip to El Jardin.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Miguel de Allende trip website.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in October, you will find days in San Miguel de Allende are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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