11 days in Mexico Itinerary

11 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Acapulco
— 3 nights
2
Ixtapa
— 2 nights
3
Manzanillo
— 2 nights
4
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights

3
nights
Acapulco

Acapulco ©
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Acapulco is known for nature, beaches, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Punta Diamante, stroll through Barra Vieja Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Revolcadero, and don't miss a visit to Zocalo.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Acapulco trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Acapulco is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Acapulco to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ixtapa.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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La Quebrada ©
La Quebrada
Punta Diamante ©
Punta Diamante
Barra Vieja Beach ©
Barra Vieja Beach

2
nights
Ixtapa

Ixtapa ©
Ixtapa is a city in the municipality of Zihuatanejo de Azueta, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa el Palmar, thentry to win big at WinClub Casino Ixtapa, and then step off the mainland to explore Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Ciclopista de Ixtapa and then cool off at Delfiniti.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ixtapa online travel route planner.

You can drive from Acapulco to Ixtapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Ixtapa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manzanillo.

Things to do in Ixtapa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa) ©
Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa)
Ciclopista de Ixtapa ©
Ciclopista de Ixtapa
Delfiniti ©
Delfiniti

2
nights
Manzanillo

Manzanillo ©
Manzanillo is a city, seat of Manzanillo Municipality, in the Mexican state of Colima. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Manzanillo Bay, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa Miramar, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Audiencia. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Barra Navidad and then take a stroll through El Centro.

For photos and tourist information, read Manzanillo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ixtapa to Manzanillo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Manzanillo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Manzanillo

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Playa La Audiencia ©
Playa La Audiencia
Playa Miramar ©
Playa Miramar
Manzanillo Bay ©
Manzanillo Bay

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Punta Mita Golf Course in Punta de Mita (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, explore the striking landscape of Los Arcos, and look for gifts at Folklore Bazaar.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta online travel route planner.

You can drive from Manzanillo to Puerto Vallarta in 5 hours. June in Puerto Vallarta sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Punta Mita Golf Course, Marietas Islands
Highlights from your plan
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands

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