14 days in Mexico Itinerary

14 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Austin
Fly:  6 h
1
Cancun
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Puerto Morelos
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Playa del Carmen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Tulum
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Chunyaxche
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Bacalar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
8
Merida
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Valladolid
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
10
Holbox Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Austin

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Xcacel Beach. On the 12th (Sun), kick back and relax at Xcacel Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cancun trip builder.

Austin, USA to Cancun is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Austin in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cancun: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Puerto Morelos.

Things to do in Cancun

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Xcacel Beach ©
Xcacel Beach

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hours
Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos
A small seaport at the tip of Yucatan Peninsula, pleasant Puerto Morelos offers a good alternative for visitors seeking a quieter beach vacation with plenty of tourist amenities.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Puerto Morelos road trip website.

You can drive from Cancun to Puerto Morelos in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Puerto Morelos, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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1
night
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Drive from Puerto Morelos to Playa del Carmen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. You'll set off for Tulum on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, take in panoramic vistas at Tulum Tower, and then take in the exciting artwork at Balam Art On Feathers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tulum trip planner.

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Tulum takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Tulum, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Chunyaxche.

Things to do in Tulum

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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Chunyaxche

Chunyaxche
To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chunyaxche trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tulum to Chunyaxche. You will leave for Sian Ka'an on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Chunyaxche

Historic Sites
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1
night
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sian Ka'an visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chunyaxche to Sian Ka'an. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bacalar.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Parks Wildlife
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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

2
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bacalar trip website.

Explore your travel options from Sian Ka'an to Bacalar with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Bacalar can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Merida.

Things to do in Bacalar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kohunlich
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Kohunlich
Kohunlich

2
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, contemplate the long history of Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Yucátan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Merida Cathedral, thenstroll around Parque de Santiago, thenexamine the collection at Casa Museo Montes Molina, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento a la Patria. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Plaza Grande, stroll around Parque de Santa Ana, thenhead outdoors with Parque de Santa Lucia, and finally look for gifts at Artesanaria.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Merida journey website.

You can drive from Bacalar to Merida in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Merida, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in Merida

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Parque de Santa Lucia ©
Parque de Santa Lucia
Merida Cathedral ©
Merida Cathedral
Plaza Grande ©
Plaza Grande

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day
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem, tour the pleasant surroundings at Xkopek Parque Apicola, thenHead underground at Cenote Xux Ha, thenexplore the striking landscape at Cenote Palomitas, and finally Head underground at Zazil Tunich.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Valladolid day trip app.

Traveling by car from Merida to Valladolid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Cenote Palomitas ©
Cenote Palomitas
Cenote Xux Ha ©
Cenote Xux Ha

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nights
Holbox Island

Holbox Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Yalahau Lagoon.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Holbox Island route builder.

Explore your travel options from Valladolid to Holbox Island with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Holbox Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Holbox Island ©
Holbox Island
Kayaking & Canoeing
Yalahau Lagoon ©
Yalahau Lagoon

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