8 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City & Cancun Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 1 day
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Cancun
— 6 nights
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Mexico City — 1 day

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then take in the exciting artwork at Yawi Arte Tradicional, and finally delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mexico City day trip app.

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Cancun.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Cancun — 6 nights

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.
Explore Cancun's surroundings by going to Akumal Beach (in Akumal), Croco Cun (in Puerto Morelos) and Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Zipline, &more). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, don't miss a visit to Av Kukulkan, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Cancun takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cancun. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in June; daily highs in Cancun reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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