8 days in Mexico City, San Juan Teotihuacan & Puebla Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City, San Juan Teotihuacan & Puebla Itinerary

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Mexico City
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 1 day
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Mexico City
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Puebla
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Mexico City
— 1 night
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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Zocalo, Chapultepec Castle, Capilla Del Cerrito, and other attractions.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City online day trip planner.

Phoenix, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in November: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 72°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

San Juan Teotihuacan

— 1 day
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.
To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan Teotihuacan travel planner.

Getting from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:

Mexico City

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City travel route builder.

You can drive from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:

Puebla

— 1 night

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) as well as Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, then wander the streets of Zocalo, and then stop by La monarca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario).

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Puebla vacation planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Mexico City

— 1 night

City of Palaces

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mexico City attractions planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13: