17 days in North America Itinerary

17 days in North America Itinerary

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Fly to Don Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport, Drive to Tlaquepaque
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Tlaquepaque
— 3 nights
Drive
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Guadalajara
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sayulita
— 1 night
Drive
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Punta de Mita
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bucerias
— 2 nights
Drive
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Puerto Vallarta
— 5 nights
Fly

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Tlaquepaque — 3 nights

Tlaquepaque, historically San Pedro Tlaquepaque, is a city and the surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Jalisco.GeographyDuring the 20th century it was absorbed by the outward spread of the state capital and is now a fully integrated part of the Guadalajara conurbation, lying only a few kilometres from the city centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tlaquepaque: Malecon de Ajijic (in Ajijic), Sea Adventure (in Mismaloya) and Malecon de Chapala (in Chapala). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museo Pantaleon Panduro, sample the fine beverages at La Cata Tequileria & Mezcaleria, make a trip to Independencia Avenue, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tlaquepaque trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tlaquepaque is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Tlaquepaque is minus 7 hours. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Tlaquepaque, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Guadalajara.
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Guadalajara — 3 nights

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.
Guadalajara is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco, go all around town with City Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo Expiatorio del Santisimo Sacramento, and see the interesting displays at Instituto Cultural Cabanas.

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Guadalajara is just a stone's throw from Tlaquepaque. April in Guadalajara sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to fly to Sayulita.
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Sayulita — 1 night

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 (Wed): get outside with Sayulita Bird Watching Tours, West Mexico, then look for gifts at Entreamigos, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sayulita trip builder website.

You can fly from Guadalajara to Sayulita in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Guadalajara in April: highs in Sayulita hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Punta de Mita.
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Punta de Mita — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tee off at Punta Mita Golf Course, head off the coast to Marietas Islands, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Destiladeras Beach. On the next day, stop by Scarlett boutique and then discover the deep blue sea with Dressel Divers.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Punta de Mita trip itinerary planner.

Punta de Mita is very close to Sayulita. In April in Punta de Mita, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bucerias.
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Bucerias — 2 nights

On the 30th (Sat), meet the residents at Santuario de Cocodrilos El Cora and then look for gifts at Art in Amber. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Nuevo Vallarta Beach, head outdoors with Danisha Sport Fishing, and then take in the exciting artwork at A Broken Art Mosaic Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bucerias vacation tool.

Bucerias is just a short distance from Punta de Mita. In April, daily temperatures in Bucerias can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Puerto Vallarta.
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Puerto Vallarta — 5 nights

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
When in Puerto Vallarta, make a side trip to see Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Cabo Corrientes, approximately Cabo Corrientes away. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, and admire the sheer force of Cascadas Palo Maria.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bucerias to Puerto Vallarta in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Nayarit travel guide

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Beaches · Swim with Dolphins · Islands
Growingly popular with international tourists, Nayarit includes a long strip of the Pacific coast and encompasses several picturesque islands. For most visitors, a holiday in Nayarit conjures up images of an exotic getaway where white-sand beaches stretch for nearly 320 km (200 mi). Upscale resorts and a slew of laidback little towns complete the picture here, attracting artists, backpackers, surfers, families with kids, Mexican celebrities, and foreign travelers with deep pockets. Despite the popularity of Nayarit vacations, it's easy to get away from everyone here, as the area boasts countless palm-fringed coves offering seclusion and privacy.
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