3 days in Queretaro City & Merida Itinerary

3 days in Queretaro City & Merida Itinerary

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3 days in Queretaro City & Merida Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Queretaro City
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
2
Merida
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Mexico City

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Queretaro City

Queretaro City ©
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to El Jardin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, and then take in the pleasant sights at El Mirador. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around El Charco del Ingenio and then explore the striking landscape at Peña de Bernal.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Queretaro City driving holiday site .

Mexico City to Queretaro City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or fly. December in Queretaro City sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Merida.

Things to do in Queretaro City

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San Miguel de Allende
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Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Peña de Bernal ©
Peña de Bernal
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

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Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Paseo de Montejo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Merida Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Montes Molina.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Merida trip planner .

You can fly from Queretaro City to Merida in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Queretaro City to Merida due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Queretaro City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Merida: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites Museums
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Merida Cathedral ©
Merida Cathedral
Casa Museo Montes Molina ©
Casa Museo Montes Molina

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