5 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

5 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Pacific Coast Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 45​min
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Acapulco
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Mazatlan
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Bucerias
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Newark

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): view the masterpieces at House of Culture.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Acapulco trip itinerary maker .

Newark, USA to Acapulco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in November, expect Acapulco to be warmer, temps between 93°F and 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Acapulco

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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House of Culture ©
House of Culture
Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace) ©
La Quebrada ©
La Quebrada

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Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Machado, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica de Mazatlan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Malecon.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mazatlan road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Acapulco to Mazatlan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Acapulco to Mazatlan due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Acapulco in November: high temperatures in Mazatlan hover around 87°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Bucerias.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Historic Sites
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Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral
Plaza Machado ©
Plaza Machado
Catedral Basilica de Mazatlan ©
Catedral Basilica de Mazatlan

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Bucerias

Bucerias ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): kick back and relax at Nuevo Vallarta Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Marietas Islands, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Senora de la Paz.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bucerias online vacation maker .

Drive from Mazatlan to Bucerias in 6 hours. Traveling from Mazatlan to Bucerias, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bucerias when traveling from Mazatlan in November, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucerias

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Marietas Islands, Nuevo Vallarta Beach
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Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands
A Broken Art ©
A Broken Art
Parroquia Nuestra Senora de la Paz ©

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