41 days in Mexico Itinerary

41 days in Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip itinerary maker

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Hermosillo
— 4 nights
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Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
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Guadalajara
— 5 nights
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Morelia
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
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Puebla
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Mexico City
— 5 nights
Fly
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Palenque
— 2 nights
Bus to Villahermosa, Fly to Tulum
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Tulum
— 6 nights
Drive
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Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
Drive to Calica, Ferry to Cozumel
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Cozumel
— 5 nights
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Hermosillo

— 4 nights
Hermosillo, formerly called Pitic is a city located centrally in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora. Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral Metropolitana de Hermosillo and Musas Museo De Arte De Sonora. There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with San Carlos Aquatic Adventures Team Margarita Sport Fishing, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get outside with Ecolorado, and pause for some photo ops at Palacio de Gobierno Sonora.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hermosillo online trip itinerary maker.

Tulsa, USA to Hermosillo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tulsa to Hermosillo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tulsa in May: high temperatures in Hermosillo hover around 97°F and lows are around 65°F. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Hermosillo

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:

Cabo San Lucas

— 3 nights
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 a sense of the local culture at Church of Saint Luke and La Turquesa Jewelry and Art. Take a break from Cabo San Lucas with a short trip to Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) in San Jose del Cabo, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cabo San Lucas day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hermosillo to Cabo San Lucas. While traveling from Hermosillo, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Cabo San Lucas, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Guadalajara

— 5 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.
Popular historic sites such as Santuario Diocesano de Nuestra Sra.de Guadalupe and Basilica de Zapopan are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco and Museo Pantaleon Panduro. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Libertad, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acuario Michin Guadalajara, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Guadalajara driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Guadalajara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Guadalajara, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in June, Guadalajara is slightly colder at night with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Morelia.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:

Morelia

— 2 nights
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stop by Centro Historico de Morelia and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Morelia. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Morelia road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guadalajara to Morelia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Guadalajara in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Morelia, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:

San Juan Teotihuacan

— 2 nights
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Palacio de Tepantitla and then delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Teotihuacan Pyramids and then contemplate the long history of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Juan Teotihuacan road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Morelia to San Juan Teotihuacan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Puebla.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

Puebla

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tonantzintla and Puebla Cathedra. Popular historic sites such as Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) and Zona Arqueológica de Cholula are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Puebla to San Pedro Cholula to see Parroquia de San Andres Cholula about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Amparo, admire the masterpieces at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Puebla online route builder.

Traveling by car from San Juan Teotihuacan to Puebla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Puebla are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo Frida Kahlo. Get some historical perspective at Zocalo and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Casa Luis Barragan.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City journey planning website.

Getting from Puebla to Mexico City by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly to Palenque.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:

Palenque

— 2 nights
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE. The World Heritage-listed remnants of this settlement seem little changed by the passage of time and represent one of Mexico's finest examples of Mayan architecture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Agua Azul Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Misol-Ha. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica de Palenque and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

Make your Palenque itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Mexico City to Palenque in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Palenque

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ek Balam and Zona Arqueologica de Muyil. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling & Xcaret) and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the activities along Gran Cenote.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tulum road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Palenque to Tulum takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:

Chichen Itza

— 2 nights
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 1st (Fri), delve into the distant past at The Ossuary and then delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, and then explore the ancient world of Kinichna Zona Arqueologica.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tulum in June; daily highs in Chichen Itza reach 91°F and lows reach 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:

Cozumel

— 5 nights
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.
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site and Zona Arqueológica del Cedral will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Santa Rosa Wall, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and stroll through Chankanaab Reef.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Chichen Itza to Cozumel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chichen Itza in July: high temperatures in Cozumel hover around 86°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:

Mexico travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.