10 days in Jalisco Itinerary

10 days in Jalisco Itinerary

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10 days in Jalisco Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Tlaquepaque
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Mismaloya
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Portland

2
nights
Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque ©
Tlaquepaque, historically San Pedro Tlaquepaque, is a city and the surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Jalisco.GeographyDuring the 20th century it was absorbed by the outward spread of the state capital and is now a fully integrated part of the Guadalajara conurbation, lying only a few kilometres from the city centre. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galo De Allende Goat Farm. On the 11th (Fri), experience rural life at Galo De Allende Goat Farm, then explore the world behind art at Museo Pantaleon Panduro, then examine the collection at Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Tonala Craft Market, make a trip to Ajijic Malecon, and then contemplate the long history of Bicentenario Puente de Calderón Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Tlaquepaque trip builder app .

Portland, USA to Tlaquepaque is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Portland to Tlaquepaque. When traveling from Portland in January, plan for much warmer days in Tlaquepaque, with highs around 75°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mismaloya.

Things to do in Tlaquepaque

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tonala Craft Market, Galo de Allende, Ajijic Malecon, Bicentenario Puente de Calderón Park
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Museo Pantaleon Panduro ©
Museo Pantaleon Panduro
Bicentenario Puente de Calderón Park ©

2
nights
Mismaloya

Mismaloya ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa Mismaloya, kick back and relax at Boca de Tomatlan Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoologico de Vallarta. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Edenva.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mismaloya trip site .

Drive from Tlaquepaque to Mismaloya in 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tlaquepaque in January since evenings lows in Mismaloya dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mismaloya

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Boca de Tomatlan Beach
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Zoologico de Vallarta ©
Zoologico de Vallarta
Playa Mismaloya ©
Playa Mismaloya
Edenva ©
Edenva

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nights
Puerto Vallarta

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 some cultural insight at Zona Romantica and A Broken Art. Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Vallarta: Nuevo Vallarta Beach (in Nuevo Vallarta) and Bucerias Art Gallery (in Bucerias). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, view the masterpieces at Galleria Dante, get to know the fascinating history of Old Vallarta, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta online route planner .

Getting from Mismaloya to Puerto Vallarta by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in January, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, Marietas Islands
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Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Zipline
Swim with Dolphins