60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Vallarta
— 6 nights
2
Mahahual
— 1 night
3
Tulum
— 7 nights
4
Cozumel
— 9 nights
5
Cancun
— 7 nights
6
Merida
— 5 nights
7
Palenque
— 2 nights
8
Oaxaca
— 6 nights
9
La Paz
— 7 nights
10
Cabo San Lucas
— 8 nights

6
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Vallarta and Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Head to Galeria Colectika and Flea Marketsfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Vallarta: Nuevo Vallarta Beach (in Nuevo Vallarta) and Cabo Corrientes (Playa Las Animas & Vallarta Botanical Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Los Muertos Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Los Muertos Pier, and take a stroll through El Centro.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Vallarta trip planning website.

Vancouver, Canada to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in July: high temperatures in Puerto Vallarta hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cabo Corrientes, Nuevo Vallarta Beach, Marietas Islands
Highlights from your plan
Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa Las Animas ©
Playa Las Animas

1
night
Mahahual

Mahahual ©
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Costa Maya Port, kick back and relax at Maya Chan Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mahahual Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mahahual trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Mahahual takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Mahahual due to the time zone difference. In July in Mahahual, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mahahual Beach ©
Mahahual Beach

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 outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours. Do your shopping at Little Bali and Plaza Las Americas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Cenote Hubiku (in Temozon), Playa del Carmen (Cenote Chaak Tun, 3D Museum of Wonders, &more) and Valladolid (Palacio Municipal & Museo de San Roque). There's lots more to do: stroll through Ecopark Kantun Chi, enjoy the sand and surf at Mayan Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Tulum online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Mahahual to Tulum takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mahahual in July; daily highs in Tulum reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal, Valladolid, Cenote Hubiku
Highlights from your plan
Cenote Chaak Tun ©
Cenote Chaak Tun
Scuba & Snorkeling
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

9
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Palancar Reef and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Mayan Cacao Company and Planetario de Cozumel Cha'an Ka'an. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Columbia Reef, find something for the whole family at Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park, and head outdoors with The Money Bar Beach Club.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cozumel online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Tulum to Cozumel takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

7
nights
Cancun

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Punta Sur and Captain Dulche's Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shark Diving and Playa Delfines. Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Isla Mujeres (Guadalupe Chapel, El Malecon, &more), Puerto Morelos (Zipline, National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos, &more) and IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB (in Playa Paraiso). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, find something for the whole family at Xoximilco Cancun by Xcaret, see the interesting displays at Mayan Museum of Cancun, and explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica El Rey.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun road trip website.

Fly from Cozumel to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Cancun, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Merida.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB
Highlights from your plan
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Shark Diving
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos

5
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Casa Montejo and Gran Museo del Mundo Maya. Popular historic sites such as Uxmal and Convento de San Antonio de Padua are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Merida: Big Mercado (in Izamal), Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena (in Santa Elena) and Grutas Santa Maria (in Homun). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Merida Cathedral, get a taste of life in the country at Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, explore the ancient world of Dzibilchaltún, and admire the striking features of Paseo de Montejo.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Merida holiday app.

Getting from Cancun to Merida by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Cancun in August, you will find days in Merida are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Izamal, Kabah, Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena, Uxmal, Grutas Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Convento de San Antonio de Padua ©
Convento de San Antonio de Padua
Museo Casa Montejo ©
Museo Casa Montejo

2
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the sheer force of Agua Azul Waterfalls and then admire the sheer force of Welib Ja Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Aluxes, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Misol-Ha.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Palenque trip itinerary builder site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Merida to Palenque in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Palenque

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

6
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monte Alban and Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman. You'll explore and learn at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca and Museo del Palacio-Espacio de la Diversidad. Go for a jaunt from Oaxaca to Ixtlan to see Capulalpam de Mendez about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Oaxaca Textile Museum, make a trip to Tule Tree, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca (MACO), and admire the landmark architecture of Templo de la Compania de Jesus.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oaxaca tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Palenque to Oaxaca in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Oaxaca can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tule Tree, Capulalpam de Mendez
Highlights from your plan
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

7
nights
La Paz

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galeria Museo and La Paz Museum. Relax by the water at Balandra Beach and Playa El Coromuel. Take a break from La Paz with a short trip to Museo de la Musica in El Triunfo, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Antropologia e Historia de Baja California Sur, explore the gorgeous colors at Neptune's Finger, and step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo.

Before you visit La Paz, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to La Paz takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Oaxaca in August, things will get a bit warmer in La Paz: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Los Cabos, Museo de la Musica
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Parroquia San Jose and Galeria Desertica. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery and GALERIAS SERGIO BUSTAMANTE S.A. DE CV. Get out of town with these interesting Cabo San Lucas side-trips: Todos Santos (Museo de la Casa de Cultura & Playa Los Cerritos) and San Jose del Cabo (101artgalleries, La Sacristia Art & History, &more). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Natural, enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Maria Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cabo San Lucas using our trip planner.

You can drive from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from La Paz, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cabo San Lucas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Todos Santos, GALERIAS SERGIO BUSTAMANTE S.A. DE CV
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Los Cerritos ©
Playa Los Cerritos
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach

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