3 days in Mexico City & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 1 night
Playa del Carmen
— 1 day


Mexico City — 1 night

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo, ponder the world of politics at National Palace, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Catedral Metropolitana de la Ciudad de Mexico, then explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mexico City road trip website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Mexico City. November in Mexico City sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Playa del Carmen.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Playa del Carmen — 1 day

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
On the 3rd (Sat), get in on the family fun at Xcaret and then don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen holiday website.

You can fly from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in November: high temperatures in Playa del Carmen hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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