6 days in Mexico Itinerary

6 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), thenexplore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Zocalo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), thendelve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally see the interesting displays at Jose Clemente Orozco's Mural Series in the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City itinerary site.

San Diego, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7-hour combination of tram, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in October: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Playa del Carmen: Tulum (Art Gallery Miniature, Tulum Archaeological Site, &more). Spend the 6th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Getting from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Mexico City in October, expect Playa del Carmen to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tulum
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling

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