60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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60 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Cozumel
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cancun
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Valladolid
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tulum
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Bacalar
— 4 nights
bus:  6​h
6
Palenque
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
Puebla
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Mexico City
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
San Miguel de Allende
— 5 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Puerto Vallarta
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Cabo San Lucas
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Rome

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica del Cedral, and see the vivid underwater world at Chankanaab Reef.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cozumel fast, fun, and easy.

Rome, Italy to Cozumel is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Rome to Cozumel. In July, daytime highs in Cozumel are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cancun side-trips: Isla Mujeres (Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, Punta Sur, & more). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, hunt for treasures at Mercado 28, tee off at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Interactive Aquarium.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun day trip planning site .

You can drive from Cozumel to Cancun in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Cancun are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Explore Valladolid's surroundings by going to Chichen Itza (Cenote Ik kil, Temple of the Bearded Man, & more), Santuario de los Santos Reyes (in Tizimin) and Ek Balam (in Ek Balam Village). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Zazil Tunich, explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural Ria Lagartos, walk around Ecopark Xtut, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Xkopek Parque Apicola.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Valladolid online day trip planner .

Drive from Cancun to Valladolid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Santuario de los Santos Reyes, Parque Natural Ria Lagartos, Ek Balam, Dzibichaltun
Highlights from your plan
Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil

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.
Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more), Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, stop by Kaahal Home Tulum, Head underground at Cenote Car Wash, and explore the activities along Gran Cenote.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Valladolid to Tulum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valladolid in July, with highs in Tulum at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Bacalar.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

4
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 Dzibanche (in Chetumal), Mahahual (Spas, Maya Chan Beach, & more) and Zona Arqueológica de Xpuhil (in Xpujil Town). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Bacalar and explore the ancient world of Pyramid of the Masks.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bacalar online trip builder .

You can take a bus from Tulum to Bacalar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tulum in July: highs in Bacalar hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Bacalar

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of Cascada de Roberto Barrios, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo, and examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier".

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Palenque trip planner .

Take a bus from Bacalar to Palenque in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Palenque

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puebla: Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the masterpieces at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales, and get lost in a book at Biblioteca Palafoxiana.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puebla trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Palenque to Puebla in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala, Tonantzintla
Highlights from your plan
Tonantzintla ©
Tonantzintla
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra

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.
Explore Mexico City's surroundings by going to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Spanish Language Institute - Day Course). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, admire the landmark architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and browse the exhibits of Museo Frida Kahlo.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City tour site .

Take a bus from Puebla to Mexico City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Puebla in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mexico City, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Highlights from your plan
Spanish Language Institute - Day Course ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Miguel de Allende: Alhondiga de Granaditas (in Guanajuato) and Queretaro City (Convento de Santa Clara & Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, examine the collection at Museo La Esquina, walk around El Charco del Ingenio, and don't miss a visit to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in August, expect nights in San Miguel de Allende to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Tours Outdoors

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 Jardin ©
El Jardin

6
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.
Explore Puerto Vallarta's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Sayulita) and Bucerias (Santuario de Cocodrilos El Cora & Art in Amber). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from San Miguel de Allende to Puerto Vallarta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Miguel de Allende in August, with highs in Puerto Vallarta at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bucerias, Kayaking & Canoeing, Marietas Islands
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) in San Jose del Cabo (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trot along with Cuadra San Francisco, take in the waterfront activity at Medano Beach, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), Cuadra San Francisco
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
A-maze-in Cabo Race ©
A-maze-in Cabo Race
Fishing Charters & Tours

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