60 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

60 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quintana Roo trip planner

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Fly to Cancun, Ferry to Cozumel
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Cozumel
— 8 nights
Ferry to Calica, Drive to Tulum
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Tulum
— 22 nights
Drive
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Sian Ka'an
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mahahual
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bacalar
— 4 nights
Unknown
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Holbox Island
— 3 nights
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Isla Contoy
— 1 night
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Isla Mujeres
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Cancun
— 8 nights
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Cozumel

— 8 nights
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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and kick back and relax at Playa Palancar Cozumel Beach Club.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cozumel travel route planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Cozumel is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In September, Cozumel is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 9:

Tulum

— 22 nights
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 (Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, Xcaret, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, Head underground at Gran Cenote, don't miss a visit to Tulum Tower, and get outside with Samula Cenote.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tulum road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — Oct 1:

Sian Ka'an

— 2 nights
On the 2nd (Fri), stroll through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sian Ka'an holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tulum to Sian Ka'an. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Mahahual.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

Mahahual

— 5 nights
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.
Step out of Mahahual with an excursion to Parque Nacional de Arrecifes in Xcalak--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya, stroll through Banco Chinchorro, cool off at Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mahahual trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sian Ka'an to Mahahual. In October, daily temperatures in Mahahual can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bacalar.

Things to do in Mahahual

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:

Bacalar

— 4 nights
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Step out of Bacalar to go to Chetumal and see Dzibanche, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, get a taste of life in the country at Num Ka'an Ranch, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and head outdoors with Estromatolitos.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bacalar trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Mahahual to Bacalar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will leave for Holbox Island on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:

Holbox Island

— 3 nights
Holbox Island is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at La Choza de Fito, kick back and relax at Punta Mosquito, tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Coco Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Holbox Island itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Bacalar to Holbox Island with the Route module. Traveling from Bacalar in October, you will find days in Holbox Island are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Isla Contoy.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:

Isla Contoy

— 1 night
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Isla Contoy trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holbox Island to Isla Contoy. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Isla Contoy

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:

Isla Mujeres

— 6 nights
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Isla Mujeres is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tortugranja, and cool off at Kin Ha (Antes Parque de los Suenos).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Isla Mujeres trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isla Contoy to Isla Mujeres. In October, daytime highs in Isla Mujeres are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 22:

Cancun

— 8 nights
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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, tee off at Moon Palace Golf Course, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun online holiday maker.

You can ride a ferry from Isla Mujeres to Cancun in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In October in Cancun, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Shopping · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 30:

Quintana Roo travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Zipline · Theme Parks
One of Mexico's 31 states, Quintana Roo features a long Caribbean shoreline dotted with numerous modern tourist resorts, as well as small settlements preserving their traditional way of life and resisting the pitfalls of mass tourism. Cancun remains one of the most popular places to visit in Quintana Roo, but this area also boasts many less-crowded destinations made for vacationers seeking a bit of tranquility and lots of sunshine. The state also encompasses several islands, sheltering a varied native wildlife and serving as cozy retreats for anyone wishing to spend their Quintana Roo vacation fishing, diving, snorkeling, and basking on pristine sands.