15 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

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Mazatlan
— 3 nights
2
Culiacan
— 1 night
3
Sayulita
— 2 nights
4
Comala
— 1 night
5
Taxco
— 1 night
6
Acapulco
— 3 nights

3
nights
Mazatlan

Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Playa Las Gaviotas. Museum-lovers will appreciate Escarabajo Azul Galeria de Arte and Nidart. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Machado, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mazatlan Cathedral, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, and explore the galleries of Look Vintage and Modern Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mazatlan trip maker website.

Los Angeles, USA to Mazatlan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Mazatlan. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Mazatlan reach 91°F and lows reach 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Culiacan.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral

1
night
Culiacan

Culiacan ©
Culiacán is a city in northwestern Mexico. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Piedras Las Labradas Petroglyphs, see where the action happens at Estadio Tomateros, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Culiacan, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Espiral Jugueteria.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Culiacan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mazatlan to Culiacan in 3 hours. When traveling from Mazatlan in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Culiacan, with highs around 97°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sayulita.

Things to do in Culiacan

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Piedras Las Labradas Petroglyphs
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Jardin Botanico Culiacan ©
Jardin Botanico Culiacan
Piedras Las Labradas Petroglyphs ©
Piedras Las Labradas Petroglyphs
Estadio Tomateros ©
Estadio Tomateros

2
nights
Sayulita

Sayulita ©
Sandy beaches, good surfing, and affordable dining draw an increasing number of tourists to vacation in Sayulita, a smaller and less hectic alternative to nearby Puerto Vallarta.
Step out of the city life by going to Marietas Islands and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Kids will enjoy Nuevo Vallarta Beach and Antonio Collantes Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Bucerias (A Broken Art & Bucerias Art Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Sayulita Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for gifts at Tiendita Hola Sayulita.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sayulita trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Culiacan to Sayulita takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Culiacan to Sayulita, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Culiacan in July, plan for slightly colder days in Sayulita, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Comala.

Things to do in Sayulita

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Bucerias, Marietas Islands, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Nuevo Vallarta Beach
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Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands
Sayulita Beach ©
Sayulita Beach

1
night
Comala

Comala ©
Comalais a town and municipality located in the Mexican state of Colima, near the state capital of Colima. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museo Universitario Alejandro Rangel, then take an in-depth tour of Hacienda Nogueras, then see the interesting displays at Museo Universitario Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo Nogueras, Comala, and finally get engrossed in the history at Colima City Regional History Museum. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Tortugugario and then view the masterpieces at La Arteria.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Comala trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Sayulita to Comala in 6 hours. Traveling from Sayulita in July, Comala is a bit cooler at night with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Taxco.

Things to do in Comala

Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Colima, El Tortugugario
Highlights from your plan
Hacienda Nogueras ©
Hacienda Nogueras
Museo Universitario Alejandro Rangel ©
Museo Universitario Alejandro Rangel

1
night
Taxco

Taxco ©
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. On the 27th (Sat), Head underground at Rio subterraneo Chontalcoatlan, admire the striking features of Ex-convento de San Bernardino de Siena, then see the interesting displays at Museo Casa de Las Lagrimas o Casa Figueroa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Prisca de Taxco. On the next day, examine the collection at Casa Humboldt, then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria de arte en plata Andres, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mil Cascadas.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Taxco driving holiday planner.

Getting from Comala to Taxco by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July, Taxco is slightly colder than Comala - with highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Taxco

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rio subterraneo Chontalcoatlan, Galeria de arte en plata Andres
Highlights from your plan
Santa Prisca de Taxco ©
Santa Prisca de Taxco
Mil Cascadas ©
Mil Cascadas
Museo Casa de Las Lagrimas o Casa Figueroa ©

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Fuerte De San Diego and Galeria Las Brisas. You'll get in some beach time at Barra Vieja Beach and Playa Revolcadero. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace), take an in-depth tour of Acapulco Historical Museum of Fort San Diego, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pie de la Cuesta, and make a trip to La Quebrada.

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You can drive from Taxco to Acapulco in 4 hours. In July, Acapulco is a bit warmer than Taxco - with highs of 94°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fuerte De San Diego ©
Fuerte De San Diego
La Quebrada ©
La Quebrada
Barra Vieja Beach ©
Barra Vieja Beach

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