60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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60 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
La Paz
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Mexico City
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cozumel
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cancun
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Tulum
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Mahahual
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Huatulco
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Puerto Vallarta
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Los Angeles

7
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to La Turquesa Jewelry and Art or Mi Casa Azul Art Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Maria Beach and Chileno Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, Enrique Bascon, Galeria de Arte, & more) and Playa Los Cerritos (in Todos Santos). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the activities along Bay of Cabo San Lucas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Amor.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas tour itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. In November, Cabo San Lucas is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Playa Los Cerritos
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa Los Cerritos ©
Playa Los Cerritos

5
nights
La Paz

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Balandra Beach and Balandra Beach. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Isla Espiritu Santo. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get outside with HarkerBoard co., enjoy the sand and surf at Ensenada Grande, and get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural La Paz.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our La Paz road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in La Paz. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Balandra Beach, Playa Migrino
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

7
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Coyoacan and Abelardo L. Rodriguez Murals. Get outdoors at Bosque de Chapultepec and Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa. Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan), Casa Nayaa Mezcal (in Morelos) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Zocalo, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center (Centro Historico), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mexico City day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Mexico City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Paz in December, things will get little chillier in Mexico City: highs are around 72°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa, Zocalo, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, Casa Nayaa Mezcal
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Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
Zocalo ©
Zocalo

8
nights
Cozumel

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry and Galo Art Studio. Visit Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Playa Palancar for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: see the vivid underwater world at Palancar Reef, get outside with Paradise Beach Cozumel, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the depths of the sea with a submarine tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cozumel attractions tool .

Getting from Mexico City to Cozumel by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Cozumel, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

7
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to La Isla Shopping Village or Galeria Balance Cancun. Get in touch with nature at Playa Delfines and National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB (in Playa Paraiso) and Punta Sur (in Isla Mujeres). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Cancun trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Cancun takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kukulcan Plaza, Punta Sur, IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB, National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
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Shark Diving
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB ©
IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB

8
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at MexicArte and Sfer IK. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Paradise Beach and Mayan Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an), Chichen Itza (in Chichen Itza) and Off-Road Tours (in Playa del Carmen). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the activities along Casa Cenote, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun, and explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tulum trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Tulum, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Aktun Chen, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Chichen Itza, Off-Road Tours, Ek Balam
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Mahahual

A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Get outdoors at Maya Chan Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Lake Bacalar. Take a break from Mahahual with a short trip to Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Bacalar, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahahual online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Tulum to Mahahual in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tulum in January, you will find days in Mahahual are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Huatulco.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bacalar, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar

6
nights
Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
Relax by the water at Playa Zicatela and Playa San Augustin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa La Entrega and Magic Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huatulco: Playa Zipolite (in Zipolite) and Bahia Estacahuite (in Puerto Angel). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by MOH - Organic Market Huatulco, explore the activities along Buceo Scuba Huatulco, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cacaluta.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Huatulco journey builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Mahahual to Huatulco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mahahual to Huatulco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mahahual in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Huatulco, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Zicatela, Bahia Estacahuite, Playa Zipolite
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Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Playa La Entrega ©
Playa La Entrega
Playa San Augustin ©
Playa San Augustin

7
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuevo Vallarta Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Puerto Vallarta's surroundings by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Punta de Mita), Playa Las Animas (in Cabo Corrientes) and Bucerias (Art in Amber & Mega Comercial Mexicana). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and head off the coast to Marietas Islands.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta journey builder .

You can fly from Huatulco to Puerto Vallarta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Huatulco in January, things will get slightly colder in Puerto Vallarta: highs are around 80°F and lows about 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, Kayaking & Canoeing, Playa Las Animas, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach

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