8 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

8 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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8 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Tulum
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Bacalar
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  12 h
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at BALAM Art Painted on Feathers, then learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cozumel trip builder tool.

Los Angeles, USA to Cozumel is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. In février, Cozumel is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
BALAM Art Painted on Feathers ©
BALAM Art Painted on Feathers

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and then delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tulum road trip planning site.

You can drive from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. mars in Tulum sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Bacalar.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get outside with Estromatolitos and then take an in-depth tour of Fuerte de San Felipe. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bacalar trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a bus from Tulum to Bacalar in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Tulum, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bacalar, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Bacalar

Parks Nature Museums
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Fuerte de San Felipe ©
Fuerte de San Felipe

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