15 days in San Francisco & Mexico Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco & Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  14 h
1
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
3
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Cozumel, Mexico
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  12 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco journey site.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. In October, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, and delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec.

Discover how to plan a Mexico City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Mexico City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Mexico City is 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

3
nights
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Tulum (Amore Latino Tulum, Balam Art On Feathers, &more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Playa del Carmen trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in October; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Tulum
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Climbing Tours

3
nights
Cozumel, Mexico

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, then find something for the whole family at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cozumel trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Cozumel are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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