18 days in Mexico Itinerary

18 days in Mexico Itinerary

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18 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Cancun
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Miguel de Allende
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Leon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Guadalajara
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Cancun
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Brussels

6
nights
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.
When in Cancun, make a side trip to see Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, stop by Avenida Tulum, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

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Brussels, Belgium to Cancun is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Brussels in March, with highs in Cancun at 32°C and lows at 24°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leon.

Things to do in Cancun

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Norte
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Playa Delfines ©
Playa Delfines
Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Plaza Las Americas ©
Plaza Las Americas

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the most populous city and municipality in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leon route builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cancun to Leon. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cancun to Leon. Traveling from Cancun in March, Leon is cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Leon

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Guanajuato
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Funicular ©
Funicular

1
day
San Miguel de Allende

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): make a trip to El Jardin, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore and take pictures at Sazon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Leon to San Miguel de Allende takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in San Miguel de Allende are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Leon.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

#Historic Sites, #Spas
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El Jardin ©
El Jardin
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Leon

Leon
To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Leon tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Leon in 2.5 hours. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toGuadalajara.

Things to do in Leon

#Museums, #Nightlife, #Tours
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1
night
Guadalajara

Guadalajara ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Expiatory Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalajara Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas.

To find maps and tourist information, read Guadalajara travel route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Leon to Guadalajara takes 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Guadalajara

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple
Guadalajara Cathedral ©
Guadalajara Cathedral

3
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Change things up with a short trip to Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Cabo Corrientes (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta trip planner .

You can fly from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Guadalajara in March, Puerto Vallarta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Vallarta Botanical Gardens
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Swim with Dolphins
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Frida Kahlo Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia). Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Alameda Central, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and then contemplate the long history of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mexico City online vacation planner .

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in March, things will get little chillier in Mexico City: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Mexico City

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

1
night
Cancun

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cancun online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Cancun takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Mexico City in March, expect Cancun to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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