17 days in Jalisco Itinerary

17 days in Jalisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Step out of Puerto Vallarta with an excursion to Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Cabo Corrientes--about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Los Muertos Beach, stop by La Sirena Reina, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Los Arcos.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Vallarta holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Puerto Vallarta. In November, daily temperatures in Puerto Vallarta can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mascota.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Zona Romantica ©
Zona Romantica

2
nights
Mascota

Mascota ©
Mascota is a town and municipality in Jalisco, in central-western Mexico. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Rosario Talpa, take in the awesome beauty at Mirado La Bufa, and then make a trip to Plaza Principal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Casa de las piedras, examine the collection at Museo Arqueologico, and then contemplate the long history of La Preciosa Sangre.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Mascota trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Vallarta to Mascota takes 2.5 hours. In November in Mascota, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tequila.

Things to do in Mascota

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Rosario Talpa, Mirado La Bufa
Highlights from your plan
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. When in Tequila, make a side trip to see Guachimontones in Teuchitlan, approximately Teuchitlan away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Plaza Principal Tequila Jalisco, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Destileria La Alborada, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada Los Azules, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Santiago Apostol.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Tequila travel app.

You can drive from Mascota to Tequila in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mascota in November, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Tequila: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ajijic.

Things to do in Tequila

Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guachimontones, Jalisco en Globo
Highlights from your plan
La Fortaleza ©
La Fortaleza
Plaza Principal Tequila Jalisco ©
Plaza Principal Tequila Jalisco
Destileria La Alborada ©
Destileria La Alborada

3
nights
Ajijic

Ajijic ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ajijic: Jocotepec (Parroquia Senor del Monte & Malecon de Jocotepec).

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ajijic day trip planner.

You can drive from Tequila to Ajijic in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Ajijic are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Ajijic

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Chapala, Jocotepec, Galo de Allende
Highlights from your plan
Parroquia de San Francisco ©
Parroquia de San Francisco
Galo de Allende ©
Galo de Allende
Ajijic Malecon ©
Ajijic Malecon

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.
When in Guadalajara, make a side trip to see El Diente in Zapopan, approximately Zapopan away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Pantaleon Panduro, observe the fascinating underwater world at Acuario Michin Guadalajara, examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, and browse the exhibits of Palacio de Gobierno.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Guadalajara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ajijic to Guadalajara takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Guadalajara can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up 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
Highlights from your plan
Instituto Cultural Cabanas ©
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Museo Pantaleon Panduro ©
Museo Pantaleon Panduro
Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple