56 days in Mexico Itinerary

56 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Portland
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Mexico City
— 20 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Cozumel
— 11 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Guadalajara
— 14 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Mexico City
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Mexico City

20
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo de Arte Popular. Escape the urban bustle at Tepozteco and Playa La Virgen. Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: Puebla (Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), Estrella de Puebla, &more), Catedral de Toluca (in Toluca) and Zona Arqueologica de Yautepec (in Yautepec). There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the masterpieces at Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City road trip planning app.

Portland, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland to Mexico City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Puebla, Cuernavaca, Parque Ecoturistico Canon del Sumidero, Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Playa La Virgen
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

11
nights
Cozumel

Cozumel ©
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Relax by the water at Playa El Cielo and Playa Chen Rio. Shop till you drop at Sergio's Silver from Taxco and Galo Art Studio. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Yucab Reef, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Buccanos Grill & Beach Club Cozumel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Palancar Reef.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in July, with highs in Cozumel at 86°F and lows at 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chankanaab Reef ©
Chankanaab Reef
El Paso del Cedral Reef ©
El Paso del Cedral Reef
San Francisco Reef ©
San Francisco Reef

14
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Magic Top Museum and Rectoria de la Universidad de Guadalajara. Explore hidden gems such as Expiatory Temple and Casa Sauza. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Guadalajara: Tequila (La Cata Tequila Tasting Room, Destileria La Rojena, &more), Amatitan (Tequila Herradura & Jalisco en Globo) and Malecon de Jocotepec (in Jocotepec). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Guachimontones, examine the collection at Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica), browse the different shops at La Gran Plaza Fashion Mall, and stroll the grounds of Panteon de Belen.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Guadalajara itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Guadalajara takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cozumel to Guadalajara. In August, Guadalajara is little chillier than Cozumel - with highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tequila, Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Amatitan, Ajijic
Highlights from your plan
Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple
Guachimontones ©
Guachimontones
Panteon de Belen ©
Panteon de Belen

7
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercado de Coyoacan. Step off the beaten path and head to Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan and Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer). Shop till you drop at Centro Santa Fe and Oasis Coyoacan. Explore Mexico City's surroundings by going to Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & River Rafting & Tubing). Enjoy Mexico City some more: step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, get engrossed in the history at Museo Casa Luis Barragan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and examine the collection at Museo Del Estanquillo.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Guadalajara to Mexico City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Guadalajara in August: highs in Mexico City hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cuernavaca
Highlights from your plan
Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan ©
Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan
Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor
Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer) ©
Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

3
nights
San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Let the collections at Museo de Sitio Mina la Dificultad and Museo De Los Murales Teotihuacanos - Beatriz de La Fuente capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Tochatlaco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Juan Teotihuacan: Mineral del Monte (Panteon Ingles & Museo de Medicina Laboral Nicolas Zavala). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ex Convent of Acolman, steep yourself in history at Convento Agustino, and look for gifts at Galeria Media Luna.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Juan Teotihuacan trip planner.

Drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mineral del Monte, Ex Convent of Acolman, Convento Agustino, Tochatlaco, Galeria Media Luna
Highlights from your plan
Tochatlaco ©
Tochatlaco
Ex Convent of Acolman ©
Ex Convent of Acolman

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