10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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10 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Mazatlan
— 1 night
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cozumel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tulum
— 3 nights
5
Cancun
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  7​h
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse.

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New York City, USA to Mazatlan is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Mazatlan due to the time zone difference. In July in Mazatlan, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Immaculate Conception Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception Cathedral

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo de Frida Kahlo, then explore the ancient world of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, then delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally shop like a local with Arto Otra.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mexico City online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Mazatlan to Mexico City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mazatlan to Mexico City is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mazatlan in July: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 74°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo de Frida Kahlo ©
Museo de Frida Kahlo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cozumel travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in July, with highs in Cozumel at 86°F and lows at 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach. Do your shopping at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and Kaahal Home Tulum. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Mon) at Xel-Ha. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tulum trip planner .

Getting from Cozumel to Tulum by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Xel-Ha, Akumal Beach
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Xel-Ha ©
Xel-Ha
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

2
nights
Cancun

Cancun ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, shop like a local with Kukulcan Plaza, and then browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado 28 and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Kukulcan Plaza
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Playa Delfines ©
Playa Delfines
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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