35 days in Mexico Itinerary

35 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
2
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
3
Zacatecas
— 3 nights
4
San Miguel de Allende
— 4 nights
5
Mexico City
— 4 nights
6
Palenque
— 3 nights
7
Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
8
Tulum
— 5 nights
9
Cozumel
— 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Vallarta side-trips: Tiendita Hola Sayulita (in Sayulita) and Punta Mita Golf Course (in Punta de Mita). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Los Arcos, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta holiday maker.

Stuttgart, Germany to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stuttgart to Puerto Vallarta is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Stuttgart in July, expect Puerto Vallarta to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Marietas Islands, Tiendita Hola Sayulita, Punta Mita Golf Course
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Food Tours
Zipline
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) & Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the exciting artwork at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and go for a stroll along the water at Medano Beach.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zacatecas.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
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Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery ©
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Zacatecas

Zacatecas ©
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.
Zacatecas is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel), go deep underground at Mina El Eden, don't miss a visit to Plazuela Miguel Auza, and take in the awesome beauty at Cerro de la Bufa.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Zacatecas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Zacatecas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Cabo San Lucas in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Zacatecas: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Museo de Guadalupe
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Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel) ©
Mina El Eden ©
Mina El Eden
Museo de Guadalupe ©
Museo de Guadalupe

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San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Miguel de Allende: Queretaro City (Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros & Convento de Santa Clara). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, don't miss a visit to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museo La Esquina, and view the masterpieces at Josefina Membrila Fine Art.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Zacatecas to San Miguel de Allende by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Zacatecas in July, you will find days in San Miguel de Allende are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Queretaro City
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Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio

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Mexico City

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 much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, contemplate the long history of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City travel route builder.

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Miguel de Allende in July: highs in Mexico City hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

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

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Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo, stroll through Aluxes, and take in the dramatic scenery at Welib Ja Waterfalls.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Palenque trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Palenque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Cascada de Roberto Barrios ©
Cascada de Roberto Barrios
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Aluxes ©
Aluxes

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, then delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally stroll around Ecopark Xtut. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, then delve into the distant past at Dzibichaltun, and then explore the activities along Cenote Kax Ek.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chichen Itza online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Palenque to Chichen Itza takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Palenque to Chichen Itza, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Dzibichaltun, Cenote Kax Ek, Ecopark Xtut
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Dzibichaltun ©
Dzibichaltun

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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, Zipline, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, get outside with Ana y Jose Beach Club, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Car Wash, and stroll through Punta Laguna Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tulum tour planning tool.

Getting from Chichen Itza to Tulum by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chichen Itza in August, with highs in Tulum at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough 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

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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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip itinerary maker tool.

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 August in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) 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
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

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