10 days in Mexico City, Cancun & Tulum Itinerary

10 days in Mexico City, Cancun & Tulum Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico sightseeing planner

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Mexico City
— 3 nights
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Cancun
— 2 nights
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Tulum
— 4 nights
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Mexico City

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica and Museo de Arte Popular. Get some cultural insight at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Palacio de Bellas Artes. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, admire the masterpieces at Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and stroll around Alameda Central.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City sightseeing planning app.

Los Angeles, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Mexico City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in February, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Cancun.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Cancun

— 2 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos. Get outdoors at Playa Marlin and Nature & Wildlife Tours. It doesn't end there: stroll through Xcacel Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun route planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cancun in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cancun. Traveling from Mexico City in February, things will get a bit warmer in Cancun: highs are around 81°F and lows about 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Tulum

— 4 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Visiting Climbing Tours and Cenote Santa Cruz will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cenotes Sac Actun and Ecopark Kantun Chi. Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Puerto Aventuras) and Playa del Carmen (Skydiving & 3D Museum of Wonders). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, contemplate the waterfront views at Aktun Chen, and explore the striking landscape at Cenote Calavera.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tulum trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. February in Tulum sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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