17 days in Estado de Mexico Itinerary

17 days in Estado de Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Estado de Mexico route planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Aculco
— 1 night
Drive
3
El Oro
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Valle de Bravo
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Toluca
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Ixtapan de la Sal
— 3 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reino Animal and Piramide de la Luna. When in San Juan Teotihuacan, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueologica Malinalco in Malinalco, approximately Malinalco away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, contemplate the long history of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Juan Teotihuacan holiday builder tool.

Los Angeles, USA to San Juan Teotihuacan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Aculco.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:

Aculco — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Cascadas de Tixhinu and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas De La Concepcion.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aculco trip planner.

Getting from San Juan Teotihuacan to Aculco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In June in Aculco, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to El Oro.
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Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:
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El Oro — 3 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Presa Brockman and EL Oro de Hidalgo Pueblo Magico.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the El Oro trip site.

Drive from Aculco to El Oro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Aculco in June, expect El Oro to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Valle de Bravo.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

Valle de Bravo — 4 nights

Valle de Bravo is a town and municipality located in State of Mexico, Mexico. Explore hidden gems such as Mirador La pena and Parroquia de San Francisco de Asis. There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see the world from above with Para-Planet, take in the dramatic scenery at Velo de Novia Waterfall, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Valle de Bravo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from El Oro to Valle de Bravo takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Valle de Bravo can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Toluca.
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Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Toluca — 3 nights

Toluca, officially called Toluca de Lerdo, is the state capital of State of Mexico as well as the seat of the Municipality of Toluca. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portales de Toluca and Museo del Alfenique. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Cosmovitral Jardin Botanico, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Santa Veracruz, and explore the world behind art at Museo de la Acuarela.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Toluca trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Valle de Bravo to Toluca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Toluca, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ixtapan de la Sal.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Ixtapan de la Sal — 3 nights

Ixtapan de la Sal is a town and municipality located in the State of Mexico, Mexico. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grutas La Estrella and Museo Vivo. Step out of Ixtapan de la Sal to go to Malinalco and see Museo Luis Mario Schneider, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and make a splash at Parque Acuatico.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ixtapan de la Sal trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Toluca to Ixtapan de la Sal by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Toluca in July, expect Ixtapan de la Sal to be somewhat warmer, temps between 81°F and 61°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Spas
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Estado de Mexico travel guide

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Ruins · Gardens · Waterfalls
The most densely populated of the country's 32 states, Estado de Mexico encompasses the area originally controlled by the Aztec Empire. Probably inhabited as long as 20,000 years ago, this state surrounds the national capital on three sides and contains a mostly rugged mountain landscape with an extinct volcano as its centerpiece. For most visitors, sightseeing in Estado de Mexico begins or ends in Toluca, featuring a colonial-era city center encircled by busy neighborhoods filled with galleries, museums, shopping arcades, and pleasant plazas. Another popular place to visit in Estado de Mexico is Teotihuacan, the biggest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas known for its enormous centuries-old pyramids.
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