7 days in Michoacan Itinerary

7 days in Michoacan Itinerary

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7 days in Michoacan Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Morelia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Uruapan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Zamora de Hidalgo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Portland

3
nights
Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Change things up with a short trip to House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios) in Patzcuaro (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Centro Historico de Morelia, make a trip to The Aqueduct, admire the local landmark of Tarascas Fountain, and see the interesting displays at Museo Del Dulce.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Morelia day trip planner.

Portland, USA to Morelia is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Portland in April: highs in Morelia hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Uruapan.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios)
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Guadalupe Sanctuary ©
Guadalupe Sanctuary
Centro Historico de Morelia ©
Centro Historico de Morelia
The Aqueduct ©
The Aqueduct

2
nights
Uruapan

Uruapan ©
Uruapan is the second largest city in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Santa Clara del Cobre and then explore the ancient world of Tingambato Archaeological Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): head outdoors with Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio, then get engrossed in the history at Telares Uruapan, and then steep yourself in history at Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uruapan trip planner.

Getting from Morelia to Uruapan by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Morelia in April, you will find days in Uruapan are little chillier (81°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zamora de Hidalgo.

Things to do in Uruapan

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro, Santa Clara del Cobre
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Santa Clara del Cobre ©
Santa Clara del Cobre
Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio ©
Telares Uruapan ©
Telares Uruapan

1
night
Zamora de Hidalgo

Zamora de Hidalgo ©
Zamora de Hidalgo, is a city in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the striking features of Palacio Federal and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Diocesano de Nuestra Sra.de Guadalupe.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Zamora de Hidalgo day trip website .

You can drive from Uruapan to Zamora de Hidalgo in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zamora de Hidalgo

Historic Sites
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