60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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60 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Quebec City, Quebec
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6​h
2
Mazatlan
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Puerto Vallarta
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4​h 30​min
4
San Miguel de Allende
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Mexico City
— 6 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Puebla
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Palenque
— 4 nights
Bus:  6​h
8
Bacalar
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
9
Tulum
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Cancun
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Cozumel
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Quebec City, Quebec

6
nights
Cabo San Lucas

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery & Enrique Bascon, Galeria de Arte). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and partake in some friendly competition at A-maze-in Cabo Race.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cabo San Lucas trip simple and quick.

Quebec City, Canada to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Quebec City to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in January; daily highs in Cabo San Lucas reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Cuadra San Francisco
Highlights from your plan
Cuadra San Francisco ©
Cuadra San Francisco
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Swim with Dolphins

5
nights
Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, nature, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Playa Olas Altas, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head off the coast to Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras), and take a stroll through Old Mazatlan.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mazatlan online itinerary builder .

Getting from Cabo San Lucas to Mazatlan by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Mazatlan, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral
Old Mazatlan ©
Old Mazatlan

5
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Vallarta: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Sayulita), Bucerias (Splash of Glass & Santuario de Cocodrilos El Cora) and Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the galleries of Galleria Dante.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta trip maker site .

You can drive from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta is 1 hour. Traveling from Mazatlan in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Puerto Vallarta. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bucerias, Kayaking & Canoeing, Marietas Islands, Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline

5
nights
San Miguel de Allende

A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Miguel de Allende: Queretaro City (Museo de Arte Sacro Queretaro & Convento de Santa Clara) and Alhondiga de Granaditas (in Guanajuato). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora, take an in-depth tour of Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, and stroll around El Charco del Ingenio.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende attractions site .

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in January: high temperatures in San Miguel de Allende hover around 27°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Alhondiga de Granaditas
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio

6
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course & Robert Brady Museum) and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, browse the exhibits of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City day trip planning app .

Drive from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

5
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala) and Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica de Puebla, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Puebla road trip tool .

You can take a bus from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Tonantzintla, Popocatepetl, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala
Highlights from your plan
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra

4
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of La Asuncion, examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier", and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palenque online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Puebla to Palenque by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Bacalar.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Aluxes Palenque ©
Aluxes Palenque
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Agua Azul Waterfalls ©
Agua Azul Waterfalls

3
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Explore Bacalar's surroundings by going to Zona Arqueológica de Xpuhil (in Xpujil Town) and Mahahual (Spas, Maya Chan Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar and delve into the distant past at Pyramid of the Masks.

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

Take a bus from Palenque to Bacalar in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palenque to Bacalar due to the time zone difference. In February in Bacalar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Tulum.

Things to do in Bacalar

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mahahual, Pyramid of the Masks, Zona Arqueológica de Xpuhil
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Zona Arqueológica de Xpuhil ©
Zona Arqueológica de Xpuhil
Pyramid of the Masks ©
Pyramid of the Masks

7
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 out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Chichen Itza (The Ossuary, Temple of the Bearded Man, & more), Playa del Carmen (Xcaret Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and view the masterpieces at Sfer IK.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tulum trip planning app .

Getting from Bacalar to Tulum by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Bacalar in February, expect nights in Tulum to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Isla Mujeres (Punta Sur & Guadalupe Chapel) and Spas (in Puerto Morelos). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Tortugas, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and steep yourself in history at El Rey Archaeological Zone.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun online tour planner .

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, theme parks, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, stroll through Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve, and partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cozumel trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Cancun to Cozumel in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Cozumel are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve ©
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel

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