15 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

15 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun
— 3 nights
2
Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
3
Mahahual
— 1 night
4
Bacalar
— 2 nights
5
Tulum
— 4 nights
6
Cozumel
— 3 nights

3
nights
Cancun

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Isla Mujeres (Isla Brewing Company, Punta Sur, &more). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, look for gifts at Tattooarte, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica El Rey, and make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cancun vacation builder tool.

San Antonio, USA to Cancun is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cancun, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Isla Mujeres
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Zipline
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

1
night
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
On the 20th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sian Ka'an day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cancun to Sian Ka'an. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Parks · Wildlife
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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

1
night
Mahahual

Mahahual ©
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry, experience the excitement of Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya, then kick back and relax at Maya Chan Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mahahual trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Sian Ka'an to Mahahual with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in October, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bacalar.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya ©
Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya
Spas

2
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then explore the activities along Lake Bacalar. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the wide-open spaces of Num Ka'an Ranch and then get outside with Estromatolitos.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bacalar, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mahahual to Bacalar in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Tulum.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Xcaret (in Playa del Carmen). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, explore the activities along Casa Cenote, and view the masterpieces at Balam Art On Feathers.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tulum trip planning tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Bacalar to Tulum takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bacalar, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Tulum, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xcaret
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

3
nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica del Cedral, see the vivid underwater world at Santa Rosa Wall, and learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cozumel online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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