27 days in North America Itinerary

27 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico sightseeing planner
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Mexico City
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Drive
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Guanajuato
— 2 nights
Drive
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Guadalajara
— 2 nights
Drive
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Morelia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zihuatanejo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Puerto Escondido
— 2 nights
Fly
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Oaxaca
— 3 nights
Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Taxco
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Taxco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cuernavaca
— 2 nights
Bus
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Puebla
— 2 nights

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Mexico City — 4 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). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Casa Luis Barragan, and ponder the world of politics at National Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mexico City day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.
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Find places to stay Feb 8 — 12:

San Miguel de Allende — 2 nights

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.
San Miguel de Allende is known for sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora, see the interesting displays at Museo La Esquina, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in San Miguel de Allende are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Guanajuato.
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Guanajuato — 2 nights

Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
On the 15th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Monumento al Pipila and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Regional de Guanajuato Alhondiga de Granaditas.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Guanajuato online vacation builder.

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Guanajuato can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Guadalajara.
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Guadalajara — 2 nights

One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
On the 16th (Wed), examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas and then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Zapopan and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo Expiatorio del Santisimo Sacramento.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Guadalajara trip maker.

Getting from Guanajuato to Guadalajara by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Guadalajara can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Morelia.
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Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

Morelia — 2 nights

Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Morelia and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Morelia. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego and then make a trip to Acueducto de Morelia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Morelia road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Guadalajara to Morelia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zihuatanejo.
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Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:

Zihuatanejo — 3 nights

Together with the adjecent town of Ixtapa, coastal Zihuatanejo remains one of southwestern Mexico's major tourist destinations.
When in Zihuatanejo, make a side trip to see Isla Ixtapa in Ixtapa, approximately Ixtapa away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa La Ropa, contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia de Zihuatanejo, surround yourself with nature on Ixtapa Turtle Release, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Las Gatas.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zihuatanejo road trip planning site.

Drive from Morelia to Zihuatanejo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect much hotter evenings in Zihuatanejo when traveling from Morelia in February, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Puerto Escondido.
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Puerto Escondido — 2 nights

Puerto Escondido is a small port and tourist center in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec Distrito 22 in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zicatela and then explore the activities along Laguna Manialtepec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then stroll through Playa Carrizalillo.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Escondido trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Zihuatanejo to Puerto Escondido by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Puerto Escondido are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly to Oaxaca.
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Oaxaca — 3 nights

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.
Oaxaca is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca, pick up some new knowledge with La Casa de las Artesanias de Oaxaca, and don't miss a visit to Zocalo.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder evenings in Oaxaca when traveling from Puerto Escondido in February, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Taxco.
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Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:

Taxco — 2 nights

Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Taxco is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Prisca de Taxco, make a trip to Teleferico de Montetaxco, head outdoors with Las Pozas Azules, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Taxco day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Oaxaca to Taxco with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oaxaca in February since evenings lows in Taxco dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Cuernavaca.
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Cuernavaca — 2 nights

Cuernavaca is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Asencion (Catedral de la Asuncion), then get engrossed in the history at Robert Brady Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Tepozteco and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cuernavaca trip builder tool.

You can drive from Taxco to Cuernavaca in 1.5 hours. March in Cuernavaca sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Puebla.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra and then see the interesting displays at Museo Amparo. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Zocalo and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario).

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Puebla holiday builder website.

Getting from Cuernavaca to Puebla by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cuernavaca in March, things will get slightly colder in Puebla: highs are around 30°C and lows about 10°C.
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