5 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

5 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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Cozumel
— 1 day
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Puerto Morelos
— 1 night
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Tulum
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then look for gifts at Black Coral Shop.

Before you visit Cozumel, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Houston, USA to Cozumel is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Cozumel is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in January, things will get a bit warmer in Cozumel: highs are around 78°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Puerto Morelos.

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Black Coral Shop ©
Black Coral Shop

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Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos ©
A small seaport at the tip of Yucatan Peninsula, pleasant Puerto Morelos offers a good alternative for visitors seeking a quieter beach vacation with plenty of tourist amenities.
You've now added Tequila Factory Cancun to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tequila Factory Cancun, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Puerto Morelos day trip website.

Getting from Cozumel to Puerto Morelos by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. In January in Puerto Morelos, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

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Tequila Factory Cancun ©
Tequila Factory Cancun
Spas
Shark Diving

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Xcaret (in Playa del Carmen) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Kaahal Home Tulum, and kick your exploration up a notch at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Puerto Morelos to Tulum in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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