12 days in North America Itinerary

12 days in North America Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 2 nights
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Acapulco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mexico City
— 1 night
Drive
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Puebla
Drive
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Mexico City
— 1 night
Drive
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 1 day
Drive
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Mexico City
— 1 night
Drive
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San Miguel de Allende
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Mexico City
— 2 nights

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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

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 14th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, then ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), then get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo del Ejercito y Fuerza Aerea Mexicanos Bethlemitas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Mexico City trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mexico City. In May, daytime highs in Mexico City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Acapulco.

Things to do in Mexico City

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Acapulco

— 4 nights
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Get a sense of the local culture at Punta Diamante and Fuerte De San Diego. Get in touch with nature at Playa de Barra Vieja and Avenida Costera Miguel Aleman. The adventure continues: make a trip to La Quebrada, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace), and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Acapulco attractions app.

Getting from Mexico City to Acapulco by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in May, with highs in Acapulco at 39°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mexico City.

Things to do in Acapulco

Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
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Mexico City

— 1 night

City of Palaces

Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Popular and then stop by Historic Center (Centro Historico).

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Mexico City online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Acapulco to Mexico City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Mexico City is little chillier than Acapulco - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Puebla.

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Puebla

City of Angels

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 20th (Thu), take a stroll through Zocalo and then see the interesting displays at Museo Amparo.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Puebla tour planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Puebla are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Mexico City

— 1 night

City of Palaces

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mexico City online day trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for San Juan Teotihuacan on the 21st (Fri).

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San Juan Teotihuacan

— 1 day
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museo Manuel Gamio Centro de Estudios Teotihuacanos, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan Teotihuacan travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Mexico City

— 1 night

City of Palaces

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City holiday tool.

Traveling by car from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to San Miguel de Allende.

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, and then admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Mexico City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Miguel de Allende, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Spas · Museums · Historic Sites
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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take a stroll through Coyoacan, make a trip to Museo Frida Kahlo, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Yawi Arte Tradicional, make a trip to Zocalo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Mexico City trip builder website.

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in May, you will find days in Mexico City are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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