57 days in Mexico Itinerary

57 days in Mexico Itinerary

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57 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Todos Santos
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
La Paz
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Oaxaca
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus:  6 h 30 min
5
Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Tulum
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Cancun
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Isla Mujeres
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Cozumel
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Mexico City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Puerto Vallarta
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Kelowna

7
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art and Paquime. Explore hidden gems such as Chileno Beach and Playa del Amor. Change things up with these side-trips from Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Jonathan Sanchez Jewelry, Casa Dahlia Gallery, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront activity at Medano Beach, look for gifts at Baja Anklet, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Maria Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan a Cabo San Lucas trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Kelowna, Canada to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kelowna to Cabo San Lucas. In October, daytime highs in Cabo San Lucas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Todos Santos.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor

5
nights
Todos Santos

Todos Santos ©
Todos Santos is a small coastal town at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, on the Pacific coast side of the Baja California Peninsula, about an hour's drive north of Cabo San Lucas on Highway 19 and an hour's drive southwest from La Paz. Get some cultural insight at La Sonrisa de la Muerte and Manos Mexicanas. Discover out-of-the-way places like Galeria Logan and Playa La Cachora. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Los Barriles (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 15th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Mini Super Munchies, enjoy the sand and surf at La Pastora, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa San Pedrito.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Todos Santos travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to Todos Santos takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Todos Santos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

El Pescadero, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Playa Los Cerritos ©
Playa Los Cerritos
Playa San Pedrito ©
Playa San Pedrito

5
nights
La Paz

La Paz ©
It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Relax by the water at Balandra Beach and Balandra Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Ensenada Grande and Playa Migrino. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, look for gifts at Artesanias Cuauhtemoc, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our La Paz trip site .

Traveling by car from Todos Santos to La Paz takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Todos Santos in October, expect nights in La Paz to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 40°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Migrino, Balandra Beach
Highlights from your plan
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Shark Diving

3
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monte Alban and Mercado Benito Juárez. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles and Huizache - Arte Vivo de Oaxaca. Get out of town with these interesting Oaxaca side-trips: Mercado Tlacolula (in Tlacolula), Isaac Vasquez Studio (in Teotitlan del Valle) and Mitla (in San Pablo Villa de Mitla). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, stop by La Casa del Rebozo, examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, and revel in the low prices at Christian Thornton Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oaxaca trip itinerary planner .

Fly from La Paz to Oaxaca in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Oaxaca due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Paz in October, expect Oaxaca to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles, Mercado Tlacolula, Isaac Vasquez Studio, Mitla
Highlights from your plan
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

2
nights
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku. Step off the beaten path and head to Chichen Itza archaeological site and Hecho a Mano.

Before you visit Chichen Itza, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Oaxaca to Chichen Itza in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oaxaca to Chichen Itza. Traveling from Oaxaca in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Chichen Itza, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ek Balam, Hecho a Mano, Cenote Hubiku
Highlights from your plan
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Hubiku ©
Cenote Hubiku
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

6
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ruins of Tulum and Galeria Lamanai. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Paraiso and MiNiAtUrE art Gallery. Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Mon) at Xel-Ha. The adventure continues: Head underground at Grand Cenote, look for gifts at Mixik, enjoy the sand and surf at Mayan Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ziggy Beach.

Plan my day in Tulum using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Chichen Itza to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Chichen Itza in October, Tulum is a bit cooler at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Galeria Lamanai
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

5
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Relax by the water at Parque Los Fundadores and Playa Gaviota Azul. Head to La Isla Shopping Village and La Casa de las Hamacasfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Sun Jaguar, & more). The adventure continues: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and stop by Joyería Ambarte.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cancun day trip planner.

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cancun are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Cancun

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa del Carmen
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Chikin Ha ©
Chikin Ha
Parque Los Fundadores ©
Parque Los Fundadores

4
nights
Isla Mujeres

Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Punta Sur and Guadalupe Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Head to Gladys Galdamez's Isla Mujeres and Galeria de Arte Mexicanofor plenty of shopping. Spend the 9th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Galeria Pau Pao, go for a stroll along the water at Tortugranja (Turtle Farm), don't miss a visit to El Centro, and make a splash at Garrafon Natural Reef Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isla Mujeres driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Palancar Reef and Columbia Reef. Head to Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry and Los Cinco Solesfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 13th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park, get your game on at Clear Lounge Cozumel, look for gifts at Sergio's Silver from Taxco, and stroll through Playa Palancar.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip builder .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Isla Mujeres to Cozumel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In November in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

5
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Museo del Templo Mayor and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan in San Juan Teotihuacan, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Coyoacan, don't miss a visit to Zocalo, stop by Tinta Naranja Urban Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mexico City day trip website .

Getting from Cozumel to Mexico City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cozumel in November: highs in Mexico City hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Highlights from your plan
Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle

6
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Get some cultural insight at The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Zona Romantica. Do your shopping at Peyote People and Creaciones de Joyeria Jewelry Creations by Veronica y Fabio Vanin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Vallarta: Boca de Tomatlan Beach (in Boca de Tomatlan), Sayulita Beach (in Sayulita) and Nuevo Vallarta (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Nuevo Vallarta Beach). The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, look for gifts at La Sirena Reina, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Playa Las Animas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Vallarta trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Mexico City in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Puerto Vallarta: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuevo Vallarta, Boca de Tomatlan Beach, Sayulita Beach, Creaciones de Joyeria Jewelry Creations by Veronica y Fabio Vanin, Playa Las Animas
Highlights from your plan
Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Playa Las Animas ©
Playa Las Animas
Scuba & Snorkeling

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