60 days in Mexico & Central America Itinerary

60 days in Mexico & Central America Itinerary

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Cancun, Mexico
— 3 nights
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San Pedro, Belize
— 6 nights
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Caye Caulker, Belize
— 1 night
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Belize City, Belize
— 3 nights
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Antigua, Guatemala
— 6 nights
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Granada, Nicaragua
— 2 nights
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
— 4 nights
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 7 nights
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
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Boquete, Panama
— 2 nights
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Bocas Town, Panama
— 11 nights
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Panama City, Panama
— 5 nights

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Cancun, Mexico

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.
Take a break from the city and head to National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos and Swim with Dolphins. We've included these beaches for you: Xcacel Beach and Playa Chacmool. Go for a jaunt from Cancun to Puerto Morelos to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad, make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Marlin.

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London, UK to Cancun is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get warmer in Cancun: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Pedro.

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Xcacel Beach
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Swim with Dolphins
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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Secret Beach Belize and Spas. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Mexico Rocks, get interesting insight from C & S Golf Cart Rental, and browse the exhibits of Belizean Arts.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Pedro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to San Pedro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cancun to San Pedro. In November, daily temperatures in San Pedro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
4.3

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Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker ©
At just under 8 km (5 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the limestone coral island of Caye Caulker offers a small but perfectly formed getaway 32 km (20 mi) offshore from Belize City.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef, explore and take pictures at Shark Ray Alley, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Belize City.

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Shark Ray Alley
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Belize City, Belize

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Get outdoors at V.I.V. Tours and Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cavetubing5star and The Belize Sign Monument. When in Belize City, make a side trip to see The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, approximately La Democracia away. There's still lots to do: walk around Billy Barquiedier National Park, look for gifts at Caribbean Spice Belize, don't miss a visit to Independence Monument, and examine the collection at Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Belize City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Antigua.

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Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Get outdoors at Volcán Pacaya and Association Aprode. Discover out-of-the-way places like ChocoMuseo and Auto Safari Chapin. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Arco de Santa Catalina, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and trot along with Ravenscroft Riding Stables.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Antigua travel route planning app.

Fly from Belize City to Antigua in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Belize City in November: high temperatures in Antigua hover around 27°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Granada.

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Volcano
Volcán Pacaya
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Specialty Museum
ChocoMuseo
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Granada, Nicaragua

La Gran Sultana

The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Parque Xalteva, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Xalteva, and finally ponder the design of Parque Colon de Granada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go all around town with City Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Granada, and then get impressive views of Masaya Volcano.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Granada trip planning tool.

You can fly from Antigua to Granada in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Juan del Sur.

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Zipline
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Volcano
Masaya Volcano
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan del Sur ©
Set in a crescent-shaped bay, San Juan del Sur has become known as a popular surfing spot and coastal holiday destination for Nicaraguan families and international visitors alike.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Marsella Valley Nature Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa el Coco and Playa Redonda. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Costa Dulce Beach, kick back and relax at La Flor Beach Natural Reserve, get the adrenaline pumping with Flyboard Nicaragua, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Remanso.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Juan del Sur trip planner.

Getting from Granada to San Juan del Sur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

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Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Step out of the city life by going to Arenal Natura Ecological Park and Rio Chollin. Discover out-of-the-way places like Safaris and Bogarin Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park (in La Virgen) and Butterfly Conservatory (in El Castillo). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge, savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, take in the natural beauty of Los Lagos Hot Springs, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Juan del Sur to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monteverde.

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Bat Jungle and Valle Escondido Preserve. Escape the urban bustle at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and Aguti Monteverde - Wildlife Reserve. There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with Rafael Elizondo Nature Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecological Sanctuary, stop by Women Artisans Cooperative Santa Elena and Monteverde, and relax and rejuvenate at Monteverde Massage Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Monteverde trip builder website.

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Monteverde by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Monteverde sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Manuel Antonio.

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and La Playita. Step out of the city life by going to Playa Manuel Antonio and Playas Gemelas. Get out of town with these interesting Manuel Antonio side-trips: Mama Toucan's Natural and Organic Food Store (in Dominical), Playa Ventanas (in Ballena) and Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge (in Uvita). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll around Parque Nahomi, and take the plunge with Skydive Costa Rica.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manuel Antonio day trip planner.

You can drive from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Boquete.

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Boquete, Panama

Boquete ©
Now known internationally for its fresh mountain air, year-round pleasant temperatures, and large community of North American expats, Boquete has changed rapidly since the start of the century, changing from a humble mountain town, into a humble mountain surrounded by gated communities and estates.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): indulge in your favorite hot beverage with Boquete Tree Trek Eco Adventure Park, explore the striking landscape at Los Ladrillos, and then explore the striking landscape at Los Cangilones de Gualaca. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then settle in for a delightful tour with Boquete Outdoor Adventures, and then head outdoors with Arte Hostal.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Boquete trip planning website.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to Boquete in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manuel Antonio to Boquete is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bocas Town.

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Arte Hostal
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Bocas Town, Panama

The colorful and relaxed Bocas Town has a welcoming atmosphere, with the modestly sized urban area showcasing typical Caribbean clapboard houses and home to a mixed community from across the world.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Bocas Butterfly Garden. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Bay Preserve and Wizard Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Bluff (in Bluff Beach) and Aamvecona (in Changuinola). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Starfish Beach, step off the mainland to explore Crawl Cay (Kraal Cay), see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Boca del Drago.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bocas Town trip planner.

Getting from Boquete to Bocas Town by taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In December in Bocas Town, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Panama City.

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Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Soberania National Park and Adventures Panama. Get outdoors at Panama Rainforest Discovery Center and Metropolitan National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion in Gamboa (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 27th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, make a trip to Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), delve into the distant past at El Arco Chato, and admire the striking features of Plaza Tomas Herrera.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Bocas Town to Panama City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Bocas Town in December, expect nights in Panama City to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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