9 days in North America Itinerary

9 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Oaxaca
— 1 day
Fly
2
San Miguel de Allende
— 1 night
Drive
3
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Shuttle
4
Puebla
— 2 nights
Bus to Mexico City, Fly to Medellin

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Oaxaca

— 1 day
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, and finally get engrossed in the history at Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca tour builder.

Medellin, Colombia to Oaxaca is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Medellin to Oaxaca. Traveling from Medellin in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oaxaca, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Museums
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San Miguel de Allende

— 1 night
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 5th (Mon), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora, then get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin, then don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, walk around El Charco del Ingenio, and then examine the collection at Museo La Esquina.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Miguel de Allende trip planner.

You can fly from Oaxaca to San Miguel de Allende in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in San Miguel de Allende are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Mexico City

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, stop by Iconico, don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Reforma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mexico City trip builder site.

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from San Miguel de Allende in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Puebla

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, see the interesting displays at Museo Amparo, then get lost in a book at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario).

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Puebla trip builder app.

Traveling by shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Puebla, with lows around 12°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puebla

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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