8 days in Morelos Itinerary

8 days in Morelos Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morelos vacation planner

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Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Cuautla
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Cuautla
— 2 nights
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Cuernavaca
— 5 nights
Drive to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Fly to San Diego

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Cuautla

— 2 nights
Cuautla, officially La heroica e histórica Cuautla, Morelos or H. H. Cuautla, Morelos, is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Morelos, about 104 kilometers south of Mexico City. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Jesus Nazareno de Atotonilco and then delve into the distant past at Chalcatzingo. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Ex Convento Santo Domingo de Guzman, discover the deep blue sea with Buceo en Las Estacas, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Agua Hedionda.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cuautla trip planner.

San Diego, USA to Cuautla is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Cuautla due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cuautla, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cuernavaca.

Things to do in Cuautla

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Cuernavaca

— 5 nights
Cuernavaca is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. Get a sense of the local culture at Xochicalco and Parroquia de San Jose El Calvario. Get some historical perspective at Piramides de Teopanzolco and Cathedral of the Asencion (Catedral de la Asuncion). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cuernavaca: Jardines de Mexico (in Jojutla) and Lagartija Club Mezcal (in Tepoztlan). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Espacio Cultural "Aqui estuvo Zapata", get engrossed in the history at Robert Brady Museum, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cuernavaca attractions planning website.

Getting from Cuautla to Cuernavaca by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cuernavaca are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cuernavaca

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 29:

Morelos travel guide

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