17 days in Jalisco Itinerary

17 days in Jalisco Itinerary

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17 days in Jalisco Itinerary

Start: Puerto Vallarta
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Mascota
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Tequila
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Ajijic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Guadalajara
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Puerto Vallarta

4
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 Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Cabo Corrientes (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Before you visit Puerto Vallarta, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Puerto Vallarta. November in Puerto Vallarta sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Mascota.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Vallarta Botanical Gardens
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Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Mascota

Mascota ©
Mascota is a town and municipality in Jalisco, in central-western Mexico. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Rosario Talpa, then take in the awesome beauty at Mirado La Bufa, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza Principal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Casa de las piedras, then examine the collection at Museo Arqueologico, and then contemplate the long history of La Preciosa Sangre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Mascota tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Puerto Vallarta to Mascota takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Mascota can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tequila.

Things to do in Mascota

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Rosario Talpa, Mirado La Bufa
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La Preciosa Sangre ©
La Preciosa Sangre
Casa de las piedras ©
Casa de las piedras
Museo Arqueologico ©
Museo Arqueologico

3
nights
Tequila

Tequila ©
Santiago de Tequila is a town and municipality located in the state of Jalisco about 60 km from the city of Guadalajara. Step out of Tequila with an excursion to Guachimontones in Teuchitlan--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: get outside with Jalisco en Globo, stop by La Damajuana Galeria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia Santiago Apostol, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada Los Azules.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Tequila trip itinerary site .

Drive from Mascota to Tequila in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mascota in November, plan for little chillier days in Tequila, with highs around 29°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Ajijic.

Things to do in Tequila

Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guachimontones, Jalisco en Globo
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La Fortaleza ©
La Fortaleza
Jalisco en Globo ©
Jalisco en Globo
Destileria La Alborada ©
Destileria La Alborada

3
nights
Ajijic

Ajijic ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ajijic: Jocotepec (Parroquia Senor del Monte & Malecon de Jocotepec).

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajijic day trip site .

You can drive from Tequila to Ajijic in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Ajijic

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jocotepec, Chapala, Galo de Allende
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Parroquia de San Francisco ©
Parroquia de San Francisco
Ajijic Malecon ©
Ajijic Malecon
Parroquia Senor del Monte ©
Parroquia Senor del Monte

4
nights
Guadalajara

Guadalajara ©
One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
Step out of Guadalajara to go to Zapopan and see El Diente, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, explore the galleries of Del Corazon de la Tierra- Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Expiatory Temple.

To find ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Guadalajara road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Ajijic to Guadalajara takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tlaquepaque, El Diente
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Acuario Michin Guadalajara ©
Acuario Michin Guadalajara
Instituto Cultural Cabanas ©
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Museo Pantaleon Panduro ©
Museo Pantaleon Panduro