15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Playa del Carmen
— 1 night
2
Oaxaca
— 2 nights
3
Cabo San Lucas
— 2 nights
4
Mexico City
— 2 nights
5
Chihuahua
— 1 night
6
Villahermosa
— 1 night
7
Chichen Itza
— 2 nights


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Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Xcaret.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen online trip builder.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gothenburg to Playa del Carmen is minus 6 hours. In August, Playa del Carmen is a bit warmer than Gothenburg - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
On the 4th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Monte Alban.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Playa del Carmen to Oaxaca in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Oaxaca. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

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Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
On the 6th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Cabo San Lucas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oaxaca to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oaxaca in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Cabo San Lucas, with lows of 30°C. You'll set off for Mexico City on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 8th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and then delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Mexico City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Mexico City is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in August: highs in Mexico City hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Chihuahua on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor

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Chihuahua

Chihuahua
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chihuahua road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Mexico City to Chihuahua with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mexican Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in August: high temperatures in Chihuahua hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. You will leave for Villahermosa on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Chihuahua

Outdoors · Museums · Adventure
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Villahermosa

Villahermosa ©
Villahermosa is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Tabasco, and the municipal seat of the Centro municipality. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Parque Museo La Venta.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Villahermosa trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chihuahua to Villahermosa. The time zone difference when traveling from Chihuahua to Villahermosa is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chihuahua in August since evenings lows in Villahermosa dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Villahermosa

Museums · Parks
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Parque Museo La Venta ©
Parque Museo La Venta

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
You've now added Chichen Itza to your itinerary.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chichen Itza trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Villahermosa to Chichen Itza in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Villahermosa to Chichen Itza is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Chichen Itza are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cenote Yokdzonot
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Yokdzonot ©
Cenote Yokdzonot

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