11 days in Morelia, Ixtapa & Los Cabos Itinerary

11 days in Morelia, Ixtapa & Los Cabos Itinerary

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11 days in Morelia, Ixtapa & Los Cabos Itinerary

Start: Morelia
1
Morelia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Ixtapa
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
San Jose del Cabo
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Morelia

1
night
Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to The Aqueduct, then make a trip to Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias en Exconvento de San Francisco, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guadalupe Sanctuary. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ex-Convento Santa Martia Magdalena and then wander the streets of Centro Historico de Morelia.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Morelia online tour planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Morelia. In January in Morelia, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ixtapa.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ex-Convento Santa Martia Magdalena
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nights
Ixtapa

Ixtapa ©
Ixtapa is a city in the municipality of Zihuatanejo de Azueta, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Venture out of the city with trips to Ayotlcalli Rescue and Conservation Center (in Playa Blanca) and Playa Troncones (in Troncones). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through ECOT, and grab your bike and head to Ciclopista de Ixtapa.

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Traveling by car from Morelia to Ixtapa takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Morelia in January: highs in Ixtapa hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Jose del Cabo.

Things to do in Ixtapa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Troncones, Ayotlcalli Rescue and Conservation Center
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Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa) ©
Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa)
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ciclopista de Ixtapa ©
Ciclopista de Ixtapa

5
nights
San Jose del Cabo

Underdeveloped and unexplored for most of its history, San Jose del Cabo emerged as a major tourist destination in the 1970s, when a growing number of sun-and-sand visitors discovered the area's appealing beaches.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose del Cabo: Cabo San Lucas (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), take in the exciting artwork at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, stroll through Chileno Beach, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the San Jose del Cabo trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ixtapa to San Jose del Cabo. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ixtapa in January; daily highs in San Jose del Cabo reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose del Cabo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cabo San Lucas, Cuadra San Francisco
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery ©
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery

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