5 days in Puebla Itinerary

5 days in Puebla Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puebla visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Mexico City, Bus to Puebla
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Puebla
— 1 night
Drive
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Cuetzalan del Progreso
— 1 night
Drive
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Zacatlan
— 2 nights
Drive to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

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Puebla

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Mexicanos, then examine the collection at Museo de la Evolucion Puebla (Museum of Evolution Puebla), and then examine the collection at Museo Regional de la Revolucion Mexicana Casa de Los Hermanos Serdan.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Puebla trip itinerary planning site.

Dallas, USA to Puebla is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dallas in December: highs in Puebla hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cuetzalan del Progreso.

Things to do in Puebla

Museums

Cuetzalan del Progreso

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): head outdoors with Cascada las Brisas, then examine the collection at Museo Casa del Huipil, and then don't miss a visit to Archaeological Zone Yohualichan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cuetzalan del Progreso trip planner.

You can drive from Puebla to Cuetzalan del Progreso in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Puebla in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cuetzalan del Progreso, with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zacatlan.

Things to do in Cuetzalan del Progreso

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Zacatlan

— 2 nights
Zacatlán is a city and municipal seat of Zacatlán Municipality located in the Sierra Norte de Puebla region of Puebla in central Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and then get outside with Cascadas Tuliman. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo de Relojeria Alberto Olvera Hernandez and then see the interesting displays at WATCHES OLVERA III generation ZACATLAN PUEBLA.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zacatlan travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cuetzalan del Progreso to Zacatlan in 4 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cuetzalan del Progreso in December: high temperatures in Zacatlan hover around 71°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zacatlan

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Puebla travel guide

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Churches · Zoos · Sacred & Religious Sites
Many visitors remember their Puebla vacation by the state's eponymous capital, recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its colonial-era architecture. Yet this state in east-central Mexico offers more than just a single charming city, its rural landscape a mix of picturesque mountains and lush river valleys tailor-made for active holidays. The region's natural areas offer plenty of memorable outdoor experiences, with mountain climbing, hiking, walking, camping, river rafting, and hang-gliding among the top things to do in Puebla. Local cuisine provides another major reason to visit, treating food connoisseurs to a stunning range of different flavors and an impressive number of original recipes.