15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: San Luis Potosi
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Guanajuato
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Xilitla
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Tolantongo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Puebla
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Valladolid
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Mahahual
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
9
Zipolite
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h
10
Oaxaca
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: Mexico City

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Guanajuato

Guanajuato ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Monumento al Pipila and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Guanajuato trip planning site .

San Luis Potosi to Guanajuato is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In February, daily temperatures in Guanajuato can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Xilitla.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Tours
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Monumento al Pipila ©
Monumento al Pipila

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Xilitla

Xilitla ©
Xilitla is a municipality (municipio) and town in the state of San Luis Potosí, in the Huasteca region of Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Sotano De Las Golondrinas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Xilitla road trip app .

Traveling by car from Guanajuato to Xilitla takes 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Tolantongo.

Things to do in Xilitla

Parks Nature
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Sotano De Las Golondrinas ©
Sotano De Las Golondrinas

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Tolantongo

Tolantongo ©
On the 7th (Fri), Head underground at Grutas Tolantongo and then head outdoors with Grutas de Tolantongo.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tolantongo road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Xilitla to Tolantongo takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Tolantongo

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grutas Tolantongo ©
Grutas Tolantongo

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Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de San Francisco, and then stroll around Zocalo.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Puebla trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Tolantongo to Puebla in 4.5 hours. February in Puebla sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Templo de San Francisco ©
Templo de San Francisco

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa de San Martin and Playa Chen Rio. Step off the beaten path and head to Cozumel Pearl Farm and The Mayan Cacao Company. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Chucho Underwater, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, experience rural life at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization, and look for gifts at Sergio's Silver from Taxco.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Cozumel trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puebla to Cozumel takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puebla to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puebla in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cozumel, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Playa Chen Rio ©
Playa Chen Rio
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sergio's Silver from Taxco ©
Sergio's Silver from Taxco

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Paradise Beach and Mayan Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos. The adventure continues: Head underground at Cenotes Sac Actun, contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote, take in the exciting artwork at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery, and explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tulum trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mayan Beach ©
Mayan Beach

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Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at X'Canche Cenote, explore the striking landscape at Cenote Palomitas, then Head underground at Zazil Tunich, and finally make a trip to Palacio Municipal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Saamal, then explore the striking landscape at Cenote Agua Dulce, and then explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Valladolid day trip app .

Traveling by car from Tulum to Valladolid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tulum in February, with highs in Valladolid at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, X'Canche Cenote
Highlights from your plan
Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
X'Canche Cenote ©
X'Canche Cenote

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Maya Chan Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mahahual online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Valladolid to Mahahual takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Valladolid in February, Mahahual is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zipolite.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry ©
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry

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Zipolite

Zipolite ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Estacahuite and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zipolite.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zipolite trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Mahahual to Zipolite with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. February in Zipolite sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Zipolite

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Estacahuite
Highlights from your plan
Playa Zipolite ©
Playa Zipolite

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Bocana, then take in the exciting artwork at Voces de Copal, and then trek along Coyote Aventuras.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oaxaca trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Zipolite to Oaxaca takes 6 hours. Traveling from Zipolite in February, plan for much colder nights in Oaxaca, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Playa La Bocana
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Voces de Copal ©
Voces de Copal

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