26 days in Morelos & New York City Itinerary

26 days in Morelos & New York City Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Tlayacapan
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Tlayacapan, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cuernavaca, Mexico
— 9 nights
Drive to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport
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New York City, United States
— 12 nights
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Tlayacapan, Mexico

— 3 nights
Tlayacapan is a town and a municipality located in the northeast part of Morelos state in central Mexico. Bring the kids along to Balnearo Ejidal El Bosque and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tlayacapan: Ex Convento de San Juan Bautista (in Tetela del Volcan), Chalcatzingo (in Chalcatzingo) and Museo Vivencia Ferrocarril 279 el telefono no sirve y faltan horarios (in Cuautla). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Ex Convento Santo Domingo de Guzman and don't miss a visit to Convento de San Juan Bautista.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tlayacapan trip planner.

Newark, USA to Tlayacapan is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Newark, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Tlayacapan, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cuernavaca.

Things to do in Tlayacapan

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, Mexico

— 9 nights
Cuernavaca is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. Bring the kids along to El Rollo Parque Acuatico and Papalote Museo del Nino. Change things up with these side-trips from Cuernavaca: Zoofari (in Amacuzac), Xochicalco (in Miacatlan) and Jardines de Mexico (in Jojutla). And it doesn't end there: gain insight at Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the awesome beauty at Tepozteco, and make a trip to Centro Cultural Pedro Lopez Elias.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cuernavaca trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tlayacapan to Cuernavaca in 1.5 hours. April in Cuernavaca sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cuernavaca

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

New York City, United States

— 12 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will thrill your kids. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in Locust Valley, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, go for a walk through The High Line, take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and visit Times Square.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cuernavaca to New York City. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cuernavaca to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cuernavaca in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Morelos travel guide

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Gardens · Mountains · Ruins