31 days in Mexico Itinerary

31 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
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Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
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Puebla
— 3 nights
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Cancun
— 4 nights
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Tulum
— 5 nights
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Cozumel
— 3 nights
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Mexico City
— 4 nights
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Zacatecas
— 3 nights

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Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Go for a jaunt from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo to see Spas & Wellness about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and steep yourself in history at Church of Saint Luke.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Sydney to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. In October, Cabo San Lucas is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Cuadra San Francisco ©
Cuadra San Francisco
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Cabo Adventures ©
Cabo Adventures

4
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Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Explore Puerto Vallarta's surroundings by going to Punta Mita Golf Course (in Punta de Mita) and Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Marietas Islands, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Mexican Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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Food Tours
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands
Spas

3
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Puebla

Puebla ©

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), see the interesting displays at Museo de Arte Popular Santa Rosa de Lima, and explore the world behind art at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Puebla itinerary planning site.

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Puebla in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in October, you will find days in Puebla are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are much colder (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Puebla

Side Trips

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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra
Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala ©
Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Isla Mujeres (Punta Sur & Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, cool off at Float Fun Cancun, get a taste of the local shopping with Kukulcan Plaza, and kick back and relax at Playa Tortugas.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cancun trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Puebla to Cancun takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puebla to Cancun, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Puebla in October: highs in Cancun hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

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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: Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Quinta Avenida, &more), Chichen Itza (Chichen Itza & The Ossuary) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, and view the masterpieces at Balam Art On Feathers.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tulum day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. October in Tulum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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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, relax in the rural setting at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip itinerary 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. In October in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and explore the striking landscape of Bosque de Chapultepec.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Mexico City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cozumel in October, things will get slightly colder in Mexico City: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Zacatecas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Side Trip

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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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Zacatecas

Zacatecas ©

Quarry City

Beautifully preserved architecture and a refreshing lack of mass tourism remain among the main reasons to take a trip to Zacatecas, a colonial-era city at the heart of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Galeria de Nacimientos, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro de la Bufa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo Pedro Coronel and then see the interesting displays at Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zacatecas trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Zacatecas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in October, Zacatecas is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel) ©
Cerro de la Bufa ©
Cerro de la Bufa
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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