31 days in Mexico Itinerary

31 days in Mexico Itinerary

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31 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
+2
train + foot + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Cancun
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cozumel
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h
4
Palenque
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
Puebla
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + subway + foot + train:  21​h 30​min
End: Nottingham

3
nights
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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, adventure, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas, and explore the ancient world of El Rey Archaeological Zone.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip website .

Nottingham, UK to Cancun is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Nottingham in June, with highs in Cancun at 36°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Chichen Itza (in Chichen Itza) and Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, don't miss a visit to Plastic Flamingo, explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, and stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tulum using our trip planner.

You can drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. June in Tulum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, theme parks, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm, delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral, and learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip site .

Drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. In June in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

3
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of Welib Ja Waterfalls, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo, and examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier".

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Palenque trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cozumel to Palenque in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. Traveling from Cozumel to Palenque, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cascada de Roberto Barrios ©
Cascada de Roberto Barrios
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Agua Azul Waterfalls ©
Agua Azul Waterfalls

3
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), see the interesting displays at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Puebla vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Palenque to Puebla in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June in Puebla, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Pedro Cholula, Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala, Tonantzintla
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:
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Tonantzintla ©
Tonantzintla
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra

4
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Mexico City road trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Puebla to Mexico City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. In June in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Miguel de Allende side-trips: Queretaro City (Museo de Arte Sacro Queretaro & Convento de Santa Clara). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, examine the collection at Museo La Esquina, stop by Colors, and don't miss a visit to Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Miguel de Allende tour itinerary builder app .

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. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Miguel de Allende, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Queretaro City
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

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 58 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, head off the coast to Marietas Islands, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Puerto Vallarta by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Puerto Vallarta, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marietas Islands, Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands

3
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cabo San Lucas road trip planner.

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Cabo San Lucas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Fishing Charters & Tours
A-maze-in Cabo Race ©
A-maze-in Cabo Race

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