6 days in Mexico Itinerary

6 days in Mexico Itinerary

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6 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Guadalajara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Guanajuato
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
San Miguel de Allende
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Queretaro City
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Guadalajara

Guadalajara ©
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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Expiatory Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalajara Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Teatro Degollado, and finally see the interesting displays at Instituto Cultural Cabanas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Guadalajara road trip planning site .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Guadalajara is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from San Juan, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Guadalajara, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Guanajuato.

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Instituto Cultural Cabanas ©
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Expiatory Temple ©
Expiatory Temple
Guadalajara Cathedral ©
Guadalajara Cathedral

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Guanajuato

Guanajuato ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
On the 14th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Regional Museum of Guanajuato Alhóndiga de Granaditas and then see the interesting displays at Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote).

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Guanajuato trip planner .

Traveling by car from Guadalajara to Guanajuato takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In January in Guanajuato, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then get a taste of the local shopping with Fabrica La Aurora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Guanajuato to San Miguel de Allende in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in San Miguel de Allende can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Queretaro City.

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Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
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Fabrica La Aurora

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Queretaro City

Queretaro City ©
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museo de los Conspiradores, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Pena de Bernal.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Queretaro City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Miguel de Allende to Queretaro City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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La Pena de Bernal ©
La Pena de Bernal
Museo de los Conspiradores ©
Museo de los Conspiradores

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