8 days in Mexico City & San Juan Teotihuacan Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City & San Juan Teotihuacan Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Mexico City
— 5 nights
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
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Mexico City — 5 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Popular historic sites such as Museo del Templo Mayor and Historic Center (Centro Historico) are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Museo Frida Kahlo, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Reforma.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Mexico City is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to San Juan Teotihuacan.
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San Juan Teotihuacan — 2 nights

Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada and then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ex Convent of Acolman.

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You can drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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