3 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

3 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 1 night
— 1 night


Mexico City — 1 night

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 20th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of National Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally make a trip to Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City road trip app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mexico City. In June, daytime highs in Mexico City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Cancun.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Cancun — 1 night

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
On the 22nd (Fri), browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then don't miss a visit to Av Kukulkan.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cancun holiday builder website.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cancun in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cancun: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping
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