24 days in North America Itinerary

24 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico itinerary planner

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Mexico City
— 5 nights
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Oaxaca
— 3 nights
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Mazunte
— 4 nights
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Oaxaca
— 2 nights
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Playa del Carmen
— 9 nights
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Mexico City

— 5 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bosque de Chapultepec, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mexico City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Berlin, Germany to Mexico City is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Mexico City is minus 7 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can fly to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

Oaxaca

— 3 nights
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Oaxaca is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Coyote Aventuras, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, admire the striking features of Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, and relax and rejuvenate at Yoga Huatulco.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oaxaca travel route planning site.

Fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Mexico City in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oaxaca: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mazunte.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:

Mazunte

— 4 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Bahia Estacahuite in Puerto Angel (about 30 minutes away).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mazunte vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Oaxaca to Mazunte takes 6 hours. Traveling from Oaxaca in February, expect much warmer with lows of 26°C in Mazunte. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mazunte

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:

Oaxaca

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at Oaxaca Profundo Sessions, then pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, and then look for gifts at La Casa de las Artesanias de Oaxaca. Here are some ideas for day two: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

For maps and more tourist information, you can read our Oaxaca day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Mazunte to Oaxaca takes 6 hours. Traveling from Mazunte in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Oaxaca, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Classes · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 7:

Playa del Carmen

— 9 nights
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cancun (Interactive Aquarium & La Isla Shopping Village), Tulum (Spas, Tulum Archaeological Site, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Spend the 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, admire the masterpieces at Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, tee off at Playacar Golf Club, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Playa del Carmen road trip planning website.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Playa del Carmen in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca to Playa del Carmen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oaxaca in February, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Playa del Carmen: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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