8 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

8 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quintana Roo trip itinerary planner

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Cancun
— 1 night
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Cozumel
— 2 nights
Ferry to Calica, Drive to Tulum
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Tulum
— 4 nights
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Cancun

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cancun attractions planning site.

Phoenix, USA to Cancun is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Cancun due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in June, plan for cooler days in Cancun, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches
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Cozumel

— 2 nights
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.
On the 21st (Wed), contemplate the long history of San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site and then explore the striking landscape at Palancar Reef. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Cancun to Cozumel by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Tulum

— 4 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Bring the kids along to Xcaret and Tulum Archaeological Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an) and Playa del Carmen (Skydiving, Vidrio Soplado Mexicano, &more). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Gran Cenote, and Head underground at Cenotes Sac Actun.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tulum travel route builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Tulum are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Quintana Roo travel guide

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One of Mexico's 31 states, Quintana Roo features a long Caribbean shoreline dotted with numerous modern tourist resorts, as well as small settlements preserving their traditional way of life and resisting the pitfalls of mass tourism. Cancun remains one of the most popular places to visit in Quintana Roo, but this area also boasts many less-crowded destinations made for vacationers seeking a bit of tranquility and lots of sunshine. The state also encompasses several islands, sheltering a varied native wildlife and serving as cozy retreats for anyone wishing to spend their Quintana Roo vacation fishing, diving, snorkeling, and basking on pristine sands.