60 days in Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Mexico Itinerary

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60 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  24​h
1
Mexico City
— 5 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Puebla
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Puerto Vallarta
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4​h 30​min
4
San Miguel de Allende
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4​h
5
Acapulco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Mazatlan
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
La Paz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Cabo San Lucas
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Cozumel
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Tulum
— 7 nights
Bus:  3​h 30​min
11
Bacalar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Cancun
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Accra

5
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Shop till you drop at Coyoacan and Avenida Presidente Masaryk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mexico City: Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, Robert Brady Museum, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and admire the landmark architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

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

Accra, Ghana to Mexico City is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Accra to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. In July, Mexico City is little chillier than Accra - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cuernavaca
Highlights from your plan
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Tinta Naranja Urban Gallery ©
Tinta Naranja Urban Gallery

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bazar los Sapos and Mercado el Parian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puebla: Murals of the Government Palace (in Tlaxcala) and San Pedro Cholula (Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios, Zona Arqueológica de Cholula, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla, don't miss a visit to Fort of Guadalupe Museum, admire all the interesting features of Zocalo, and contemplate the long history of Fuertes de Loreto.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Puebla travel route planner .

You can drive from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala
Highlights from your plan
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra
Bazar los Sapos ©
Bazar los Sapos
Mercado el Parian ©
Mercado el Parian

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.
Head to Galeria Tanana and Galleria Dantefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto Vallarta: Nuevo Vallarta Beach (in Nuevo Vallarta), Sayulita Beach (in Sayulita) and Splash of Glass (in Bucerias). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Los Arcos.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Puerto Vallarta trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puebla to Puerto Vallarta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Puebla in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Puerto Vallarta: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sayulita, Nuevo Vallarta Beach, Splash of Glass
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Zipline
Los Muertos Beach ©
Los Muertos Beach

4
nights
San Miguel de Allende

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.
Shop till you drop at Fabrica La Aurora and Galeria Atotonilco. Change things up with these side-trips from San Miguel de Allende: Queretaro City (El Acueducto De Queretaro, Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, take an in-depth tour of Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, look for gifts at Recreo San Miguel, and admire all the interesting features of Sazon.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary builder app .

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. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in July, you will find days in San Miguel de Allende are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Queretaro City
Highlights from your plan
Canada de la Virgen ©
Canada de la Virgen
Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora
Galeria Atotonilco ©
Galeria Atotonilco

5
nights
Acapulco

Acapulco ©
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, historic sites, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Vieja Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Revolcadero, wander the streets of Punta Diamante, and take in the dramatic natural features at La Quebrada.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Acapulco holiday builder .

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from San Miguel de Allende to Acapulco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Miguel de Allende in July: high temperatures in Acapulco hover around 40°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Barra Vieja Beach ©
Barra Vieja Beach
La Quebrada ©
La Quebrada
Playa Pie de la Cuesta ©
Playa Pie de la Cuesta

4
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, nature, adventure, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Las Gaviotas, contemplate the long history of Angela Peralta Theater (Teatro Angela Peralta), tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Zone, and take a stroll through Old Mazatlan.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mazatlan trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Acapulco to Mazatlan by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Acapulco to Mazatlan is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Mazatlan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Mazatlan

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

2
nights
La Paz

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, kick back and relax at Balandra Beach, and then look for gifts at Casa Parra. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Cactus Sanctuary, then ride a horse along Rancho El Cajon, and then make a trip to Malecon.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Paz trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Mazatlan to La Paz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Mazatlan, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in La Paz

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cactus Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach
Rancho El Cajon ©
Rancho El Cajon

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Caboholic Store & Activity Center and Feinstein Jewelry. Change things up with these side-trips from Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Jonathan Sanchez Jewelry, Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), & more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Lands End), fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, take in the waterfront activity at Medano Beach, and partake in some friendly competition at A-maze-in Cabo Race.

Plan my day in Cabo San Lucas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from La Paz in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cabo San Lucas: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
Highlights from your plan
A-maze-in Cabo Race ©
A-maze-in Cabo Race
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Swim with Dolphins

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.
Spend the 15th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 21st (Tue) at Isla Pasion. The adventure continues: put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, identify plant and animal life at Cozumel Pearl Farm, kick back and relax at Playa Palancar, and take in the dramatic natural features at Santa Rosa Wall.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cozumel holiday app .

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in August, Cozumel is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel

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.
Shop till you drop at La Llorona and Mixik. Go for a jaunt from Tulum to Coba to see Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá about 44 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Wed) at Xel-Ha. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ruins of Tulum, look for all kinds of wild species at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, look for gifts at MexicArte, and Head underground at Grand Cenote.

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

Traveling by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bacalar.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Akumal Beach, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, and then get outside with Stromatolites in Bacalar Rapids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Amir AdvenTours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoologico Payo Obispo, and then make a trip to Kohunlich.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bacalar online trip maker .

You can drive from Tulum to Bacalar in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Tulum in August, you will find days in Bacalar are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chetumal
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Amir AdvenTours ©
Amir AdvenTours
Zoologico Payo Obispo ©
Zoologico Payo Obispo

1
night
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 31st (Fri), delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, delve into the distant past at El Castillo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Ik kil.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chichen Itza tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Bacalar to Chichen Itza takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Chichen Itza can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil

6
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.
Shop till you drop at La Isla Shopping Village and Plaza Las Americas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Playa del Carmen (Quinta Avenida, Xcaret Park, & more). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Kukulcan Plaza, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Tortugas, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip planning tool .

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Kukulcan Plaza
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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