31 days in Michoacan Itinerary

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Morelia
— 13 nights
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Uruapan
— 5 nights
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Zamora de Hidalgo
— 6 nights
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Tlalpujahua
— 6 nights
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Morelia — 13 nights

Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Get out of town with these interesting Morelia side-trips: Patzcuaro (La Biblioteca Publica Gertrudis Bocanegra, Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, &more), Tzintzuntzan (Zona Arqueologica De Tzintzuntzan & Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan) and Ex-Convento Santa Martia Magdalena (in Cuitzeo). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Centro Historico de Morelia, look for gifts at Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias, browse the exhibits of Museo Casa Natal de Morelos, and admire the local landmark of Callejon del Romance.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Morelia route planner.

Orlando, USA to Morelia is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Morelia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Morelia, with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Uruapan.
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Uruapan — 5 nights

Uruapan is the second largest city in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Explore Uruapan's surroundings by going to Santa Clara del Cobre (in Patzcuaro), Museo de la guitarra (in Paracho) and Santa Clara del Cobre (El Viejo Almacen & Zirahuen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio, steep yourself in history at Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro, delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica Tingambato, and engage your brain at Telares Uruapan.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uruapan day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Morelia to Uruapan takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Morelia in December since evenings lows in Uruapan dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zamora de Hidalgo.
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Zamora de Hidalgo — 6 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Zamora de Hidalgo side-trips: Alberca los Espinos (in Zacapu) and La Piedad (Puente Cabadas & Santuario del Senor de La Piedad).

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Zamora de Hidalgo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Uruapan to Zamora de Hidalgo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tlalpujahua.
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Tlalpujahua — 6 nights

Tlalpujahua is a town and municipality located in the far northeast of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tlalpujahua: Reino de Atzimba (in Zinapecuaro), Grutas de Tziranda (in Ciudad Hidalgo) and Mariposa Monarca (in Angangueo). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Mina Dos Estrellas, meet the residents at Mundo Granjero & Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Tlalpujahua - Pueblo Magico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario del Carmen.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tlalpujahua tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Zamora de Hidalgo to Tlalpujahua in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Tlalpujahua can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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