19 days in North America Itinerary

19 days in North America Itinerary

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Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Puebla
— 3 nights
Mexico City
— 5 nights
Fly to Del Bajío International Airport, Drive to Leon
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights



— 3 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Cuexcomate has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Secret Convent of Santa Monica and Ex-Convento de San Gabriel. Get some historical perspective at Ex-convento de San Francisco de Puebla and Pasaje Historico del 5 de Mayo. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Regional de Cholula (in San Andres Cholula) and Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Ocotlan (in Tlaxcala). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de la Revolucion Mexicana Casa de Los Hermanos Serdan.

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Milan, Italy to Puebla is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milan in May: highs in Puebla hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mexico City

— 5 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Explore hidden gems such as Zona Arqueológica Cuicuilco and Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Pilar (La Enseñanza) and Temple San Francisco Javier. Change things up with a short trip to Museo Nacional del Virreinato in Tepotzotlan (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Del Estanquillo, admire the natural beauty at Vivero Coyoacan, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de Historia Natural, and walk around Parque La Mexicana.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City online trip itinerary planner.

Take a shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leon.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip


— 3 nights
León is the most populous city and municipality in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Arte e Historia de Guanajuato and Casa Museo Gene Byron. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica de San Juan de los Lagos and Catedral Basilica De Nuestra Madre Santisima De La Luz. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leon: Centro Historico de Lagos de Moreno (in Lagos de Moreno) and Guanajuato (Dulceria La Catrina, Iglesia de San Diego, &more). There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Leon vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mexico City to Leon. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in May: highs in Leon hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips


— 2 nights

Pearl of the West

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica), admire the landmark architecture of Rectoria de la Universidad de Guadalajara, and then admire the masterpieces at MUSA Museo de las Artes Universidad de Guadalajara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu, then examine the collection at Museo Panteon de Belen, then engage your brain at The Magic Top Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Sacred Art.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Guadalajara holiday tool.

Getting from Leon to Guadalajara by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Guadalajara can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Puerto Vallarta

— 2 nights
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Peyote People, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Refugio, and then view the masterpieces at Puerto Vallarta Art Walk (Start Point). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): head off the coast to Isla Cuale, learn about all things military at Museo Historico Naval de Puerto Vallarta, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Dante, and finally stop by Olas Altas.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta trip maker.

You can fly from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Guadalajara in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Puerto Vallarta, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites