60 days in North America Itinerary

60 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico sightseeing planner

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Taxco
— 4 nights
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Acapulco
— 8 nights
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Zihuatanejo
— 5 nights
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Oaxaca
— 9 nights
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Veracruz
— 9 nights
Drive
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Puebla
— 10 nights
Shuttle
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Mexico City
— 14 nights

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Taxco

— 4 nights
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Explore Taxco's surroundings by going to Rio subterraneo Chontalcoatlan (in Cacahuamilpa), Aero Dynamic de Mexico (in San Jose Vista Hermosa) and Grutas La Estrella (in Ixtapan de la Sal). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Prisca de Taxco, explore the ancient world of Xochicalco, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Mexico, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Taxco trip planner.

Mexico City to Taxco is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Mexico City in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Taxco: highs are around 35°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Taxco

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Acapulco

— 8 nights
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Acapulco is known for nature, beaches, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at La Quebrada, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Icacos, kick back and relax at Playa Condesa, and admire the striking features of Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace).

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Acapulco trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Taxco to Acapulco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Taxco in March, Acapulco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zihuatanejo.

Things to do in Acapulco

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Zihuatanejo

— 5 nights
Together with the adjecent town of Ixtapa, coastal Zihuatanejo remains one of southwestern Mexico's major tourist destinations.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zihuatanejo: Ixtapa (Playa el Palmar, Ciclopista de Ixtapa, &more) and Playa Troncones (in Troncones). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Dive Zihua, look for all kinds of wild species at Ixtapa Turtle Release, explore the galleries of Suazo Art Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa la Ropa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zihuatanejo trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Acapulco to Zihuatanejo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Acapulco in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Zihuatanejo, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Zihuatanejo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Oaxaca

— 9 nights
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.
Step out of Oaxaca with an excursion to Yagul in Tlacolula--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Monte Alban, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca, and examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Oaxaca road trip app.

Fly from Zihuatanejo to Oaxaca in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Oaxaca when traveling from Zihuatanejo in March, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Veracruz.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Veracruz

— 9 nights
Veracruz, officially known as Heroica Veracruz, is a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Explore Veracruz's surroundings by going to Cordoba (Museo del Cafe, Palacio Municipal de Cordoba, &more), Xalapa (Macuiltepec, Callejon del Diamante, &more) and Coatepec (Los Milagros Galeria & Casa Bautista Galvez). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of San Juan de Ulua, make a trip to Malecon, explore the activities along Laguna Poza Reyna, and take in the dramatic scenery at El Descabezadero.

Make your Veracruz itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Oaxaca to Veracruz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Oaxaca in March, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Veracruz: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Puebla.

Things to do in Veracruz

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Puebla

— 10 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Explore Puebla's surroundings by going to San Pedro Cholula (Parroquia de San Andres Cholula & Zona Arqueológica de Cholula), Exconvento de Calpan (in San Andres Calpan) and Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), walk around Zocalo, and contemplate the geological forces at Popocatepetl.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puebla trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Veracruz to Puebla takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Veracruz in April, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Puebla: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Mexico City

— 14 nights

City of Palaces

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 Catedral de Texcoco -La Inmaculada Concepcion (in Texcoco) and San Juan Teotihuacan (Museo Manuel Gamio Centro de Estudios Teotihuacanos & Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, stroll around Bosque de Chapultepec, explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo, and admire the striking features of National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puebla in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mexico City, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Guerrero travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Geologic Formations
While most tourists take a trip to Guerrero for a chance to visit Acapulco, one of the country's top tourist resorts, this southwestern Mexican state boasts a range of other attraction worth your attention. The regions boasts a staggering number of registered archaeological sites--over 1,700--providing an important glimpse into Mexico's pre-Hispanic history. Guerrero is also home to the giant Cacahuamilpa Caves, providing an underground home for three indigenous communities. Ideal for outdoorsy visitors, holidays in Guerrero can also include whitewater rafting, parasailing, kayaking, rock climbing, cycling, and hiking through the state's mountainous interior.