18 days in Michoacan Itinerary

18 days in Michoacan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Morelia
— 8 nights
2
Tlalpujahua
— 2 nights
3
Zamora de Hidalgo
— 3 nights
4
Uruapan
— 4 nights

8
nights
Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan (in Tzintzuntzan) and Patzcuaro (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios), &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to The Aqueduct, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guadalupe Sanctuary, examine the collection at Museo Del Dulce, and ponder the design of Tarascas Fountain.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Morelia trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Morelia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Morelia. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Morelia dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tlalpujahua.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Patzcuaro, Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan, Lake Camecuaro, Tzintzuntzan Ruins
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 24:
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The Aqueduct ©
The Aqueduct
Guadalupe Sanctuary ©
Guadalupe Sanctuary
Centro Historico de Morelia
Centro Historico de Morelia

2
nights
Tlalpujahua

Tlalpujahua ©
Tlalpujahua is a town and municipality located in the far northeast of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. On the 25th (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mundo Granjero & Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Museo Mina Dos Estrellas. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario del Carmen, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Tlalpujahua - Pueblo Magico, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Reserva de la Biosfera Mariposa Monarca.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tlalpujahua travel route app.

Traveling by car from Morelia to Tlalpujahua takes 2 hours. In July, Tlalpujahua is slightly colder than Morelia - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Zamora de Hidalgo.

Things to do in Tlalpujahua

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mundo Granjero & Zoo, La Reserva de la Biosfera Mariposa Monarca
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Mundo Granjero & Zoo ©
Mundo Granjero & Zoo
Museo Mina Dos Estrellas ©
Museo Mina Dos Estrellas
Santuario del Carmen ©
Santuario del Carmen

3
nights
Zamora de Hidalgo

Zamora de Hidalgo ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Zamora de Hidalgo: Santuario del Senor de La Piedad (in La Piedad) and Parroquia del Senor de la Paz (in Ecuandureo).

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zamora de Hidalgo trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Tlalpujahua to Zamora de Hidalgo in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Uruapan.

Things to do in Zamora de Hidalgo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lago de Camecuaro National Park, Parque Nacional Lago de Camecuaro, Santuario del Senor de La Piedad, Parroquia del Senor de la Paz
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Lago de Camecuaro National Park ©
Lago de Camecuaro National Park
Santuario del Senor de La Piedad ©
Santuario del Senor de La Piedad

4
nights
Uruapan

Uruapan ©
Uruapan is the second largest city in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Uruapan: Santa Clara del Cobre (National Museum of the Copper & Zirahuen), Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro (in Angahuan) and Museo de la guitarra (in Paracho). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio, delve into the distant past at Tingambato Archaeological Site, make a trip to La Casa mas Angosta, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Magdalena.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Uruapan online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zamora de Hidalgo to Uruapan takes 2.5 hours. In July in Uruapan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uruapan

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Clara del Cobre, Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro, Santa Maria Magdalena, Santa Clara del Cobre, Museo del Cobre
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Santa Clara del Cobre ©
Santa Clara del Cobre
Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio ©
Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio
Telares Uruapan ©
Telares Uruapan