6 days in Mexico City & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

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Mexico City
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Mexico City — 3 nights

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Historic Center (Centro Historico). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Coyoacan, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, admire the striking features of National Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City visit planning website.

Playa del Carmen to Mexico City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in April, plan for little chillier nights in Mexico City, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Puerto Vallarta.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Puerto Vallarta — 2 nights

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
On the 22nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nuevo Vallarta Beach and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta day trip site.

Getting from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mexico City in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Puerto Vallarta. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
Tours · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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