17 days in Mexico City & Guadalajara Itinerary

17 days in Mexico City & Guadalajara Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 10 nights
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Guadalajara
— 6 nights

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Mexico City

— 10 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Jardin Botanico y Museo de Medicina Tradicional y Herbolaria). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Mexico City online vacation builder.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Guadalajara

— 6 nights

Pearl of the West

One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
Explore Guadalajara's surroundings by going to Destileria La Rojena (in Tequila), Malecon de Ajijic (in Ajijic) and Chapala (Malecon de Chapala & Lake Chapala). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalajara Cathedral, walk around Parque Metropolitano de Guadalajara, and admire the striking features of Basilica de Zapopan.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Guadalajara trip builder tool.

You can fly from Mexico City to Guadalajara in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Guadalajara are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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