9 days in Guanajuato Itinerary

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Guanajuato
— 3 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
Drive
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Penjamo
— 1 night
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Guanajuato — 3 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes One Bar & Lounge, Santuario de Cristo Rey, Teatro Juarez, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Cerro del cubilete and Museo Ex-Hacienda del Cochero. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Monumento al Pipila, explore the world behind art at Casa de los Lamentos, look for gifts at Dulceria La Catrina, and walk around Jardin Reforma.

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Los Angeles, USA to Guanajuato is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Guanajuato is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: highs in Guanajuato hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to San Miguel de Allende.
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San Miguel de Allende — 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Instituto Habla Hispana and Teatro de la Republica. Venture out of the city with trips to Queretaro City (Museo de Arte de Querétaro & Jardin Zenea) and Flor de Alfalfa (in La Noria). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, take in the pleasant sights at El Mirador, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo y Exconvento de San Francisco de Asis de Queretaro.

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You can drive from Guanajuato to San Miguel de Allende in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Penjamo.
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Penjamo — 1 night

Penjamo, is the seat of Pénjamo municipality, one of 46 municipalities of Guanajuato, Mexico. Your day by day itinerary now includes Tequilera Corralejo S.A. de C.V.. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for gifts at vino X vino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario del Senor de La Piedad, and then take in the views from Puente Cabadas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Ntra. Sra. de la Luz and then see the top attractions with Tequilera Corralejo S.A. de C.V..

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Traveling by car from San Miguel de Allende to Penjamo takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Guanajuato travel guide

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Granary of the Republic
With well over a third of its area suitable for agriculture, Guanajuato remains the "Granary of the Republic" as a major producer of corn, beans, sorghum, barley, and wheat. A tour of Guanajuato allows you to trace the "Bicentennial Route," originally followed by an insurgent army led by Miguel Hidalgo, one of the leaders of Mexican struggle for independence. Other popular things to do in Guanajuato include exploring historical haciendas and mines, attending local festivals, and visiting the state's thriving cities. Start in the World Heritage-listed eponymous capital, known for its cobblestoned streets, pleasant plazas, and unusual underground roadways.
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