35 days in North America Itinerary

35 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip planner

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Tijuana
Drive
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Cabo San Lucas
+2
Bus to La Paz, Ferry to Mazatlan Ferry Terminal, Bus to Puerto Vallarta
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Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
Drive
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El Grullo
— 8 nights
Drive
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Guadalajara
— 1 night
Fly
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Mexico City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Acapulco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chichen Itza
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cancun
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tulum
— 7 nights
Drive
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Cancun
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Santa Ana

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Tijuana

Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula and center of the Tijuana metropolitan area, part of the international San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area. To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tijuana driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport and Ensenada International Airport / El Cipres Air Base. In October, daytime highs in Tijuana are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Tijuana

Wineries · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors
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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.
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas. Traveling from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tijuana in October: high temperatures in Cabo San Lucas hover around 87°F and lows are around 75°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Nature
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Puerto Vallarta

— 2 nights
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
You've now added Los Muertos Beach to your itinerary.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta trip website.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Puerto Vallarta are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to El Grullo.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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El Grullo

— 8 nights
El Grullo is a town and municipality, in Jalisco in central-western Mexico. Jardin Municipal has been added to your itinerary. When in El Grullo, make a side trip to see Cascada de Comala in Ojuelos de Jalisco, approximately Ojuelos de Jalisco away.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the El Grullo road trip app.

Getting from Puerto Vallarta to El Grullo by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in El Grullo

Parks · Nature

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Guadalajara

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tequila Tours. On the 28th (Thu), see the top attractions with Tequila Tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Guadalajara online holiday planner.

You can drive from El Grullo to Guadalajara in 3.5 hours. In October in Guadalajara, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 57°F at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Mexico City.

Things to do in Guadalajara

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Mexico City

— 3 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec, Bosque de Chapultepec and Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: San Juan Teotihuacan (Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 & Balloon Rides). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo and step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City online visit planner.

You can fly from Guadalajara to Mexico City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Guadalajara in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Mexico City, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Acapulco.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Acapulco

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Plaza Alvarez, Acapulco Historical Museum of Fort San Diego and Playa de Barra Vieja. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at La Quebrada and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Revolcadero.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Acapulco trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Acapulco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in November, expect Acapulco to be much warmer, temps between 93°F and 74°F. On the 4th (Thu), you'll travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Chichen Itza

— 3 nights
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
You've now added Balankanche Cave to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Ik kil.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza itinerary site.

Fly from Acapulco to Chichen Itza in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Acapulco in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Chichen Itza, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Cancun

— 4 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Carmen (Parque Los Fundadores, 3D Museum of Wonders, &more) and Playa Norte (in Isla Mujeres). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Interactive Aquarium, kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado 28.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Chichen Itza to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Chichen Itza in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 70°F in Cancun. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Tulum

— 7 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
You've added Cenotes Sac Actun, Cenote Calavera, Paradise Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Cenote Cristalino (in Playa del Carmen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, explore the activities along Gran Cenote, and explore the gorgeous colors at Two Eyes Cenote.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulum itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. November in Tulum sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. You will leave for Cancun on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Cancun

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cancun driving holiday website.

Getting from Tulum to Cancun by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).

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