15 days in North America Itinerary

15 days in North America Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 2 nights
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Queretaro City
— 4 nights
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Zimapan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ciudad Valles
— 3 nights
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Tampico
— 1 night
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Mexico City
— 1 night
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Mexico City — 2 nights

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Santa Veracruz, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, and deepen your understanding at Iglesia de San Francisco.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City attractions planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bogota to Mexico City. In January, daytime highs in Mexico City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Queretaro City.
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Queretaro City — 4 nights

With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bocanegra Cava de Quesos (in Tequisquiapan) and San Miguel de Allende (Fabrica La Aurora, Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, &more). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Peña de Bernal.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Queretaro City day trip site.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to Queretaro City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Zimapan.
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Zimapan — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): wander the streets of Maconi and then explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta Los Herrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Torreon and then see human ingenuity at work at Zimapan Dam.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zimapan online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Queretaro City to Zimapan takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Ciudad Valles.
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Ciudad Valles — 3 nights

Ciudad Valles is the second-largest city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. Get out of town with these interesting Ciudad Valles side-trips: Tamul Waterfalls (in Aquismon) and Embarcadero La Morena (in Xilitla). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, head outdoors with MS Xpediciones, admire the local landmark of El Jardin Hidalgo, and admire the sheer force of Huasteca Potosina.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ciudad Valles journey planner.

You can drive from Zimapan to Ciudad Valles in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampico.
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Tampico — 1 night

Tampico is a city and port in the southeastern part of the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the activities along Laguna del Carpintero and then kick back and relax at Playa Miramar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion and then take in the waterfront at Las Escolleras.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampico trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Ciudad Valles to Tampico by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Tampico can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.
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Mexico City — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, then stroll around Alameda Central, then contemplate the long history of National Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Azucar.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Mexico City trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tampico to Mexico City. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampico in January, with highs in Mexico City at 24°C and lows at 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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