32 days in Mexico Itinerary

32 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cabo San Lucas
— 5 nights
2
Acapulco
— 5 nights
3
Tequisquiapan
— 1 night
4
Mexico City
— 5 nights
5
Cozumel
— 4 nights
6
Tulum
— 5 nights
7
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
8
Cancun
— 4 nights

5
nights
Cabo San Lucas

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.
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery and La Turquesa Jewelry and Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Tours R Fun and Medano Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Cabo San Lucas with a short trip to Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) in San Jose del Cabo, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Luke, soothe aching muscles at Baja Soul Yoga, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas planner.

Kavala, Greece to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Kavala to Cabo San Lucas. Traveling from Kavala in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cabo San Lucas, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
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Picacho Adventures ©
Picacho Adventures
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

5
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Acapulco

Acapulco ©
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Get a sense of the local culture at Punta Diamante and Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace). Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Barra Vieja Beach and Playa Revolcadero. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Condesa, kick back and relax at Playa Pie de la Cuesta, and look for gifts at Senor Frog's.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Acapulco online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Acapulco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mexican Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In August in Acapulco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Tequisquiapan.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Barra Vieja Beach ©
Barra Vieja Beach
Playa Pie de la Cuesta ©
Playa Pie de la Cuesta
Playa Condesa ©
Playa Condesa

1
night
Tequisquiapan

Tequisquiapan ©
Tequisquiapan is a town and municipality located in the southeast of the state of Querétaro in central Mexico. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stop by Bocanegra Cava de Quesos, thenrelax and rejuvenate at Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa, and then awaken your taste buds at MD Turismo y Experiencias.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tequisquiapan day trip website.

Explore your travel options from Acapulco to Tequisquiapan with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Acapulco in August; daily highs in Tequisquiapan reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Tequisquiapan

Tours Wineries Spas
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Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa ©
Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa
MD Turismo y Experiencias ©
MD Turismo y Experiencias
Bocanegra Cava de Quesos ©
Bocanegra Cava de Quesos

5
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Popular historic sites such as Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Zocalo are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and browse the exhibits of Arto Otra.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mexico City road trip site.

Getting from Tequisquiapan to Mexico City by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Tequisquiapan in August, plan for slightly colder days in Mexico City, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

4
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.
Galo Art Studio and Zona Arqueológica del Cedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Cozumel Country Club. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa Palancar, explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef, stop by Black Coral Shop, and explore the striking landscape at Santa Rosa Wall.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cozumel vacation website.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in August, with highs in Cozumel at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar

5
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.
Head to Balam Art On Feathers and Sfer IKfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, stroll through Playa Pescadores, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Miniature.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum road trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Tulum sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Akumal Beach
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

1
night
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, thenvisit Felipe Carrillo Puerto, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Kax Ek.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chichen Itza journey site.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tulum in August, with highs in Chichen Itza at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Cenote Kax Ek
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Felipe Carrillo Puerto ©
Felipe Carrillo Puerto

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to La Isla Shopping Village or Mercado 28. Get outdoors at Playa Norte and Playa Delfines. Get out of town with these interesting Cancun side-trips: IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB (in Playa Paraiso) and Isla Brewing Company (in Isla Mujeres). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Tortugas, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and browse the exhibits of Antaras Onix.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cancun vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cancun are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Swim with Dolphins

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