26 days in North America Itinerary

26 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico itinerary planner

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Cancun
— 5 nights
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Valladolid
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Holbox Island
— 1 night
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Tulum
— 6 nights
Shuttle
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Bacalar
— 2 nights
Fly
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Puerto Escondido
— 2 nights
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Oaxaca
— 4 nights
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Cancun

— 5 nights
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Step out of Cancun to go to Isla Mujeres and see Punta Sur, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas, kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cancun trip app.

Innsbruck, Austria to Cancun is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Innsbruck to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Innsbruck in January; daily highs in Cancun reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

Valladolid

— 4 nights

Sultana of the East

One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Get out of town with these interesting Valladolid side-trips: Chichen Itza (Cenote Ik kil & Chichen Itza), Cenote Yokdzonot (in Yokdzonot) and Ecopark Xtut (in Temozon). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Ek Balam, admire the masterpieces at Casa de los Venados, explore the engaging exhibits at Choco-Story Valladolid, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xkeken.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Valladolid online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Valladolid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cancun in February, with highs in Valladolid at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 7:

Holbox Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): view the masterpieces at La Choza de Fito and then relax and rejuvenate at Agua Spa & Yoga Center by Casa Las Tortugas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Holbox Island vacation planner.

You can take a shuttle from Valladolid to Holbox Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Valladolid in February, things will get a bit cooler in Holbox Island: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Museums · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 8:

Tulum

— 6 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Quinta Avenida & Xcaret), Cozumel (Museo de la Isla de Cozumel & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum, contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tulum day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holbox Island to Tulum. In February, daytime highs in Tulum are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Bacalar.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 14:

Bacalar

— 2 nights
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Blanco Municipality) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, about 40km north of Chetumal, at 18° 40' 37" N, 88° 23' 43" W. In the 2010 census the city had a population of 11,084 people. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bacalar and then get a taste of life in the country at Num Ka'an Ranch. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Estromatolitos and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bacalar trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Tulum to Bacalar by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulum in February, you will find days in Bacalar are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

Puerto Escondido

— 2 nights
Puerto Escondido is a small port and tourist center in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec Distrito 22 in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zicatela and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Escondido journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Bacalar to Puerto Escondido takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

Oaxaca

— 4 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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, expand your horizons at Oaxaca Profundo Sessions, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Bocana, and identify plant and animal life at Coyote Aventuras.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oaxaca trip planner.

Fly from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Escondido in February, expect colder with lows of 12°C in Oaxaca. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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