9 days in Guanajuato, Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

9 days in Guanajuato, Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

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Leon
— 1 day
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
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Puebla
— 2 nights
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Mexico City
— 2 nights

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Leon

Leon ©
León is the most populous city and municipality in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. On the 31st (Fri), admire the striking features of Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes, then examine the collection at Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato, then take a stroll around Calzada de las Artes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Leon trip builder.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Leon is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. August in Leon sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Leon

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato ©
Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato
Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes ©
Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Canada de la Virgen. Galeria Casa Diana and Alhondiga de Granaditas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in San Miguel de Allende, make a side trip to see Diego Rivera Museum and Home (Museo Casa Diego Rivera) in Guanajuato, approximately Guanajuato away. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin.

To find maps and tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Leon to San Miguel de Allende takes 2.5 hours. August in San Miguel de Allende sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Puebla.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Guanajuato
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Horseback Riding Tours
Galeria Casa Diana ©
Galeria Casa Diana

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Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Cholula, and then look for gifts at La monarca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Fuertes de Loreto, then examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), then admire the landmark architecture of La Compania Templo del Espiritu Santo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Internacional del Barroco.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Puebla trip planning site.

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Puebla in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in September, expect nights in Puebla to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

San Pedro Cholula
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Zona Arqueológica de Cholula ©
Zona Arqueológica de Cholula
Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios ©
Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios
Fuertes de Loreto ©
Fuertes de Loreto

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Popular, then see the interesting displays at Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion, and then stroll through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica, then see the interesting displays at Museo Memoria y Tolerancia, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec.

For photos and other tourist information, read our Mexico City road trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. September in Mexico City sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia ©
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia
Museo de Arte Popular ©
Museo de Arte Popular

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