18 days in Mexico Itinerary

18 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Morelia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Zamora de Hidalgo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Guadalajara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Colima
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Manzanillo
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

4
nights
Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Morelia is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Aqueduct, admire the local landmark of Callejon del Romance, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de las Rosas, and take a stroll through Centro Historico de Morelia.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Morelia online route planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Morelia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Morelia, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Zamora de Hidalgo.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guadalupe Sanctuary ©
Guadalupe Sanctuary
The Aqueduct ©
The Aqueduct
Centro Historico de Morelia
Centro Historico de Morelia

3
nights
Zamora de Hidalgo

Zamora de Hidalgo ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro (in Angahuan), Museo de la guitarra (in Paracho) and Uruapan (Telares Uruapan & Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio).

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zamora de Hidalgo online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Morelia to Zamora de Hidalgo in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Zamora de Hidalgo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Uruapan, Parque Nacional Lago de Camecuaro, Antigua Iglesia de San Juan Parangaricutiro, Museo de la guitarra
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio ©
Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio
Telares Uruapan ©
Telares Uruapan

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 Ajijic Malecon in Ajijic, approximately Ajijic away. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Acuario Michin Guadalajara, take in nature's colorful creations at Bosque Colomos, see the interesting displays at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, and browse the collection at Biblioteca publica Juan Jose Arreola.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Guadalajara online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Zamora de Hidalgo to Guadalajara takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Colima.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, Ajijic Malecon, Biblioteca publica Juan Jose Arreola
Highlights from your plan
Acuario Michin Guadalajara ©
Acuario Michin Guadalajara
Instituto Cultural Cabanas ©
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Zoologico Guadalajara ©
Zoologico Guadalajara

3
nights
Colima

Colima ©
When in Colima, make a side trip to see Parque Nacional Nevado de Colima in Ciudad Guzman, approximately Ciudad Guzman away.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colima trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Guadalajara to Colima in 3 hours. Traveling from Guadalajara in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Colima: highs are around 93°F and lows about 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manzanillo.

Things to do in Colima

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Comala, Jardin de la Villa, Parque Nacional Nevado de Colima
Highlights from your plan
Volcano of Colima ©
Volcano of Colima
Parque Nacional Nevado de Colima ©
Parque Nacional Nevado de Colima
La Piedra Lisa ©
La Piedra Lisa

3
nights
Manzanillo

Manzanillo ©
Manzanillo is a city, seat of Manzanillo Municipality, in the Mexican state of Colima. Manzanillo is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Barra Navidad, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Playa La Audiencia, and wander the streets of El Centro.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manzanillo route builder site.

Getting from Colima to Manzanillo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Colima in July, Manzanillo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manzanillo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Barra Navidad ©
Barra Navidad
Playa Miramar ©
Playa Miramar
El Centro ©
El Centro

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