17 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

17 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Isla Mujeres
— 2 nights
2
Cancun
— 3 nights
3
Bacalar
— 2 nights
4
Xcalak
— 1 night
5
Tulum
— 5 nights
6
Cozumel
— 3 nights

2
nights
Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres ©
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
On the 1st (Sat), delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Isla Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Guadalupe Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, thendon't miss a visit to Women's Beading Cooperative, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Norte.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Isla Mujeres road trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to Isla Mujeres is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Calgary in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Isla Mujeres: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stop by Tattooarte, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cancun tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Isla Mujeres to Cancun by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Cancun are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Bacalar.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

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 6th (Thu): get outside with Estromatolitos and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, wander the wide-open spaces of Num Ka'an Ranch and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bacalar trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Cancun to Bacalar takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cancun in August, you will find days in Bacalar are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Xcalak.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Xcalak

Xcalak ©
Xcalak is a village of 375 inhabitants in the municipality of Othón P. XTC Dive Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at XTC Dive Center and then explore the gorgeous colors at Parque Nacional de Arrecifes.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Xcalak online day trip planner.

Drive from Bacalar to Xcalak in 2.5 hours. August in Xcalak sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Xcalak

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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XTC Dive Center ©
XTC Dive Center

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Skydiving, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Car Wash, stop by La Llorona, and get outside with Ana y Jose Beach Club.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tulum travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Xcalak to Tulum in 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Xcalak in August; daily highs in Tulum reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Zipline

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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm, and learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cozumel trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of taxi 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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Playa Azul ©
Playa Azul

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