12 days in North America Itinerary

12 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Tepoztlan
— 1 night
Drive
3
Taxco
— 1 night
Drive
4
Puebla
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Cuetzalan del Progreso
— 1 night
Drive
6
Mineral del Chico
— 1 night
Drive
7
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
Drive to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Fly to Montreal

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Mexico City — 3 nights

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, and admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip itinerary maker website.

Montreal, Canada to Mexico City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in May: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tepoztlan.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Tepoztlan — 1 night

Tepoztlán is a town in the Mexican state of Morelos. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Tepozteco and then don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Pedro Lopez Elias.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tepoztlan online trip maker.

You can drive from Mexico City to Tepoztlan in 1.5 hours. In May, Tepoztlan is a bit warmer than Mexico City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taxco.
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Taxco — 1 night

Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. On the 25th (Wed), make a trip to Zocalo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Prisca de Taxco.

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Traveling by car from Tepoztlan to Taxco takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Puebla.
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Historic Sites
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Puebla — 2 nights

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, then pause for some serene contemplation at Tonantzintla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo San Francisco Acatepec. Keep things going the next day: stop by La monarca, then take a stroll through Zocalo, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Amparo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Puebla road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taxco to Puebla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Taxco in May, expect Puebla to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cuetzalan del Progreso.
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Cuetzalan del Progreso — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Xoxoctic and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Zone Yohualichan.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cuetzalan del Progreso day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Puebla to Cuetzalan del Progreso takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Puebla in May, you will find days in Cuetzalan del Progreso are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mineral del Chico.
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Parks · Historic Sites
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Mineral del Chico — 1 night

Mineral del Chico is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): walk around Las Ventanas and then don't miss a visit to Real del monte.

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Traveling by car from Cuetzalan del Progreso to Mineral del Chico takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.
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San Juan Teotihuacan — 2 nights

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.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada and then make a trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Juan Teotihuacan holiday planner.

You can drive from Mineral del Chico to San Juan Teotihuacan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Puebla travel guide

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Churches · Zoos · Landmarks
Many visitors remember their Puebla vacation by the state's eponymous capital, recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its colonial-era architecture. Yet this state in east-central Mexico offers more than just a single charming city, its rural landscape a mix of picturesque mountains and lush river valleys tailor-made for active holidays. The region's natural areas offer plenty of memorable outdoor experiences, with mountain climbing, hiking, walking, camping, river rafting, and hang-gliding among the top things to do in Puebla. Local cuisine provides another major reason to visit, treating food connoisseurs to a stunning range of different flavors and an impressive number of original recipes.
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