19 days in Mexico City & Oaxaca Itinerary

19 days in Mexico City & Oaxaca Itinerary

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1
Mexico City
— 15 nights
2
Oaxaca
— 3 nights

15
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan. Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Zocalo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: Puebla (Museo Viviente, Zocalo, &more), Cuernavaca (Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, Robert Brady Museum, &more) and San Juan Teotihuacan (Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada & Teotihuacan Pyramids). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, wander the streets of Coyoacan, visit Historic Center (Centro Historico), and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In February in Mexico City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Puebla, Cuernavaca, San Juan Teotihuacan, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mapimi Biosphere Reserve
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Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©
Historic Center (Centro Historico)
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

3
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
On the 25th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Monte Alban, thentrek along Coyote Aventuras, and then see the interesting displays at Oaxaca Textile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Benito Juárez, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art, thenexamine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oaxaca trip builder site.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in February: highs in Oaxaca hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa La Bocana
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Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

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