26 days in Mexico City, Morelia & Patzcuaro Itinerary

26 days in Mexico City, Morelia & Patzcuaro Itinerary

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26 days in Mexico City, Morelia & Patzcuaro Itinerary

Start: Morelia
Fly:  3 h
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Morelia
— 20 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Patzcuaro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Morelia

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo de Frida Kahlo, then explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, then take in the exciting artwork at Yawi Arte Tradicional, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and finally wander the streets of Coyoacan.

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Morelia to Mexico City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Morelia in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mexico City, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Morelia.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. You'll explore and learn at Museo Mina Dos Estrellas and Museo Ex Convento de San Agustin de San Pablo. Popular historic sites such as Centro Historico de Morelia and Ex-Convento Santa Martia Magdalena are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Morelia: Venta Artesanias (in Capula), Guanajuato (Jardin Principal & Laguna de Yuriria) and Angangueo (Mariposa Monarca & Parker House (Casa Parker)). Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Reino de Atzimba. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Catedral de Morelia, delve into the distant past at Yacatas, steep yourself in history at Palacio Clavijero y Biblioteca Universitaria, and look for all kinds of wild species at Presa de Umecuaro.

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You can fly from Mexico City to Morelia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mexico City in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Morelia, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. You will leave for Patzcuaro on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tlalpujahua, Angangueo, Michoacan, Guanajuato, Parroquia de Ntra. Sra. de la Luz
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Centro Historico de Morelia ©
Centro Historico de Morelia
Catedral de Morelia ©
Catedral de Morelia
Guadalupe Sanctuary ©
Guadalupe Sanctuary

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nights
Patzcuaro

Patzcuaro ©
Pátzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. On the 6th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Santa Clara del Cobre, get curious at Telares Uruapan, and then get outside with Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Tzintzuntzan Ruins, see the interesting displays at Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de la Compania de Jesus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios).

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Traveling by car from Morelia to Patzcuaro takes an hour. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Patzcuaro

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Uruapan, Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan, Tzintzuntzan Ruins
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