21 days in Mexico Itinerary

21 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Cozumel
— 1 night
Taxi:  2 h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
8
Ciudad Valles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
San Luis Potosi
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Sat), look for gifts at Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Cozumel day trip website.

Washington DC, USA to Cozumel is an approximately 9-hour flight. In June in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site ©
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site
Zona Arqueológica del Cedral ©
Zona Arqueológica del Cedral

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Playa del Carmen: Tulum (Casa Cenote, Gran Cenote, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Playa del Carmen itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen in 2 hours. In June in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tulum
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 24th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil and then explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chichen Itza trip planner.

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Chichen Itza by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Playa del Carmen in June, with highs in Chichen Itza at 91°F and lows at 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Chichen Itza to Mexico City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chichen Itza to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chichen Itza in June, plan for little chillier days in Mexico City, with highs around 76°F, while nights are colder with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Zocalo
Zocalo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery, thentake in the exciting artwork at Arte Divino, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. On the next day, make a trip to El Jardin, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora, and then get lost in a book at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Miguel de Allende journey builder.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Miguel de Allende, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery
El Jardin ©
El Jardin
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

2
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.
On the 30th (Wed), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, and then view the masterpieces at OPC Oficina de Proyectos Culturales. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, thenlook for gifts at Sucesos Art-Wear Boutique, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from San Miguel de Allende to Puerto Vallarta takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in June, Puerto Vallarta is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Zipline
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zona Romantica ©
Zona Romantica

3
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.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, partake in some friendly competition at A-maze-in Cabo Race, stop by La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and kick back and relax at Chileno Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas trip planner.

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mexican Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Cabo San Lucas sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ciudad Valles.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Nature Outdoors
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La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Ciudad Valles

Ciudad Valles is the second-largest city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. On the 5th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Desarrollo Ecoturistico Ejidal Indigena Pame Puente de Dios and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Huasteca Potosina. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of El Jardin Hidalgo and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ciudad Valles online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Ciudad Valles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Ciudad Valles due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Luis Potosi.

Things to do in Ciudad Valles

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Desarrollo Ecoturistico Ejidal Indigena Pame Puente de Dios
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River Rafting & Tubing
Huasteca Potosina ©
Huasteca Potosina

3
nights
San Luis Potosi

San Luis Potosi ©
On the 7th (Wed), make a trip to Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosi Centenario, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Leonora Carrington, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of San Luis Potosi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Del Ferrocarril Jesus Garcia Corona, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Laberinto, and then walk around Parque Tangamanga.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Luis Potosi trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Ciudad Valles to San Luis Potosi in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Luis Potosi

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Museo Laberinto ©
Museo Laberinto
Cathedral of San Luis Potosi ©
Cathedral of San Luis Potosi
Parque Tangamanga ©
Parque Tangamanga

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