37 days in Mexico Itinerary

37 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
2
Mazatlan
— 4 nights
3
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
4
San Miguel de Allende
— 4 nights
5
Mexico City
— 4 nights
6
Puebla
— 3 nights
7
Palenque
— 3 nights
8
Chichen Itza
— 1 day
9
Tulum
— 5 nights
10
Cozumel
— 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cabo San Lucas side-trips: San Jose del Cabo (Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery & Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Medano Beach, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas road trip app.

Sydney, Australia to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Cabo San Lucas is minus 17 hours. In February in Cabo San Lucas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:
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Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery ©
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery
Fishing Charters & Tours
Medano Beach ©
Medano Beach

4
nights
Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Mazatlan Cathedral, stroll through Playa Olas Altas, head outdoors with Venados Baseball Club, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Las Gaviotas.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mazatlan trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cabo San Lucas to Mazatlan takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in February since evenings lows in Mazatlan dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 25:
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Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral
Old Mazatlan ©
Old Mazatlan

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Sayulita). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the world behind art at Galeria Colectika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and head off the coast to Los Arcos.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta trip maker website.

Getting from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mazatlan in February, Puerto Vallarta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Kayaking & Canoeing
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:
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Food Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zipline

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Miguel de Allende side-trips: Queretaro City (Museo de Arte Sacro & Convento de Santa Clara) and Alhondiga de Granaditas (in Guanajuato). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, walk around El Charco del Ingenio, and make a trip to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende trip builder website.

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in February, San Miguel de Allende is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Alhondiga de Granaditas
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 4:
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Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

4
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City road trip planner.

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from San Miguel de Allende in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Mexico City, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:
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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Zocalo
Zocalo

3
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Get out of town with these interesting Puebla side-trips: Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo San Francisco Acatepec, browse the collection at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Museo Viviente.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Puebla online road trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March in Puebla, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Tonantzintla, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) ©
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)
Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala ©

3
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, take in the dramatic scenery at Welib Ja Waterfalls, examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier", and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Palenque sightseeing planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puebla to Palenque in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
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Aluxes ©
Aluxes
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the ancient world of The Ossuary, explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, then delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil.

You can plan Chichen Itza trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Palenque to Chichen Itza takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Palenque to Chichen Itza, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in Chichen Itza, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary

5
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more) and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, explore the activities along Casa Cenote, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Tulum online holiday planner.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chichen Itza in March: high temperatures in Tulum hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral, get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cozumel trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Cozumel are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve ©
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve

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