11 days in Mexico Itinerary

11 days in Mexico Itinerary

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11 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Pedro Cholula
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Puebla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
San Miguel de Allende
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Guanajuato
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Queretaro City
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  4​h
Oaxaca
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
Mexico City
— 3 nights
End: Mexico City

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, and ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major airports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to San Pedro Cholula.

Things to do in Mexico City

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

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Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

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San Pedro Cholula

San Pedro Cholula ©
On the 12th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios, look for gifts at La monarca, and then delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Cholula.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Pedro Cholula online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Pedro Cholula takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Puebla.

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Zona Arqueológica de Cholula ©
Zona Arqueológica de Cholula
Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios ©
La monarca ©
La monarca

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario).

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Puebla day trip planner.

Drive from San Pedro Cholula to Puebla in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Miguel de Allende.

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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.
You've now added Taste of San Miguel to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the striking features of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Puebla to San Miguel de Allende takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In March in San Miguel de Allende, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Guanajuato.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

#Tours, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Taste of San Miguel ©
Taste of San Miguel
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

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Guanajuato

Guanajuato ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
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You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato in an hour. In March in Guanajuato, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Queretaro City.

Things to do in Guanajuato

#Museums
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Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato ©
Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato
Monumento al Pipila ©
Monumento al Pipila

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Queretaro City

Queretaro City ©
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Queretaro City tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guanajuato to Queretaro City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Queretaro City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

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Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo ©
Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Queretaro City to Oaxaca in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Queretaro City in March: highs in Oaxaca hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You will leave for Mexico City on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Oaxaca

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Classes
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Mexico City

On the 16th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria, then see the interesting displays at Museo Soumaya, then see the interesting displays at Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos), see the interesting displays at Museo Memoria y Tolerancia, then ponder the world of politics at Palacio Postal, then examine the collection at Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mexico City trip builder .

You can fly from Oaxaca to Mexico City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Oaxaca, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

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Museo Soumaya ©
Museo Soumaya
Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino ©
Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino

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