11 days in North America Itinerary

11 days in North America Itinerary

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Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Bucerias
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Punta de Mita
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sayulita
— 2 nights
Drive
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
6
Puerto Vallarta
— 1 night
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Puerto Vallarta — 3 nights

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Puerto Vallarta is known for wildlife, sightseeing, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and view the masterpieces at Galeria Uno.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Vallarta trip maker tool.

Austin, USA to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Austin in December: highs in Puerto Vallarta hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bucerias.
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Bucerias — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Isabel Silver Jewelry, cast your line with Danisha Sport Fishing, and then view the masterpieces at A Broken Art Mosaic Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bucerias trip planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Vallarta to Bucerias takes an hour. December in Bucerias sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. You'll set off for Punta de Mita on the 25th (Sat).
Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Punta de Mita — 1 night

On the 25th (Sat), head off the coast to Marietas Islands and then play a few rounds at Punta Mita Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then get a new perspective on things with Dressel Divers.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Punta de Mita trip planner.

Punta de Mita is just a short distance from Bucerias. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in December, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sayulita.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Spas
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Sayulita — 2 nights

Sandy beaches, good surfing, and affordable dining draw an increasing number of tourists to vacation in Sayulita, a smaller and less hectic alternative to nearby Puerto Vallarta.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sayulita tour itinerary planner.

Sayulita is very close to Punta de Mita. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in December, and nighttime lows around 66°F. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 28th (Tue).
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San Francisco — 1 night

On the 28th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at Angelical Spa. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Lo de Perla Jungle Garden, then visit Tailwind Outdoor Co., and then shop like a local with Entreamigos.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planner.

San Francisco is just a stone's throw from Sayulita. December in San Francisco sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Puerto Vallarta.
Parks · Spas · Shopping
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Puerto Vallarta — 1 night

On the 30th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Los Arcos de Mismaloya and then take in nature's colorful creations at Vallarta Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta itinerary maker website.

Getting from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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