16 days in Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende & Guadalajara Itinerary

16 days in Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende & Guadalajara Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 6 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
Fly
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Guadalajara
— 6 nights

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Mexico City

— 6 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, browse the exhibits of Museo del Templo Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, and take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec.

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Houston, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in December, you will find days in Mexico City are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Side Trip

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San Miguel de Allende

— 3 nights
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.
San Miguel de Allende is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Miguel de Allende are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Guadalajara.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks
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Guadalajara

— 6 nights

Pearl of the West

One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
Get out of town with these interesting Guadalajara side-trips: Distillery Tours (in Tequila) and Zona Arqueologica Teuchitlan o Guachimontones (in Teuchitlan). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo Expiatorio del Santisimo Sacramento, explore the world behind art at Museo Pantaleon Panduro, and meet the residents at Zoologico Guadalajara.

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Traveling by flight from San Miguel de Allende to Guadalajara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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