Central Mexico and Gulf Coast trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

(95,000+ reviews from top 30 attractions)
Museums Historic Sites Sightseeing
Once the core of a powerful Aztec empire, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast now contains some of the country's most popular tourist destinations, offering a blend of coastal and inland activities. Most Central Mexico and Gulf Coast holidays understandably involve stops at sandy beaches, but if you wish to enrich your experience with a bit of culture and history, don't miss Guanajuato City and Veracruz. While exploring these cities, you can museum hop, get to know the country's arts and music scene, discover numerous historic buildings, and mingle with ex-pats from Canada and the United States. For that ultimate Central Mexico and Gulf Coast sightseeing experience, spend some time exploring the region's World Heritage-listed archaeological sites. Put Central Mexico and Gulf Coast at the heart of your travel plans by using our Mexico vacation trip planner.
Read the Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Holiday Planning Guide »
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plan in the cities

Visit top cities in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast:
Museums, historic sites, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, shopping, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

22 days in Continental USA & Mexico City BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM MEXICO August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Mexico, San Francisco & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM INDIA March, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Yucatan Peninsula, Oaxaca & Mexico City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, romantic, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in Jamaica, Cuba & Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO July, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans