31 days in Mexico Itinerary

31 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 6 nights
2
Oaxaca
— 5 nights
3
Guadalajara
— 4 nights
4
Aguascalientes
— 6 nights
5
Cancun
— 8 nights

6
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get some historical perspective at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo del Templo Mayor. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mexico City: Museo De Los Murales Teotihuacanos - Beatriz de La Fuente (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and Puebla (Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo) & Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and steep yourself in history at Historic Center (Centro Historico).

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mexico City day trip site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Mexico City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Juan Teotihuacan, Puebla
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 15:
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman and Basilica de la Soledad. Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca and Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C. will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Oaxaca's surroundings by going to Capilla Del Senor De Tlacolula (in Tlacolula) and Zona Arqueologica Zaachila (in Zaachila). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Monte Alban, make a trip to Hierve el Agua, get outside with The Water Boils, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Oaxaca Brewing Company.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Oaxaca trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Mexico City to Oaxaca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Mexico City in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oaxaca: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Guadalajara.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Playa La Bocana, Santa Maria de la Asuncion, Capilla Del Senor De Tlacolula, Zona Arqueologica Zaachila
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

4
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Pantaleon Panduro and Paseo de las Artes Chapultepec. Instituto Cultural Cabanas and Palacio de Gobierno are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Guadalajara side-trips: Guachimontones (in Teuchitlan) and El Diente (in Zapopan). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Expiatory Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Del Corazon de la Tierra- Gallery, stop by Nuestros Dulces, and appreciate the history behind Basilica de Zapopan.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Guadalajara trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Guadalajara in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, expect nights in Guadalajara to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Aguascalientes.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tlaquepaque, Guachimontones, El Diente
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Palacio de Gobierno ©
Palacio de Gobierno
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Museo Pantaleon Panduro ©
Museo Pantaleon Panduro

6
nights
Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes ©
Templo de San Antonio and Ex Convento del Senor del Tepozan will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo de Guadalupe and Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel). Change things up with these side-trips from Aguascalientes: Zacatecas (Camara Oscura, Museo Pedro Coronel, &more) and Leon (Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato & Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus).

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Aguascalientes online attractions planner.

Getting from Guadalajara to Aguascalientes by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Aguascalientes

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Zacatecas, Leon, Ex Convento del Senor del Tepozan, Museo de Guadalupe
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 30:
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Museo de Guadalupe ©
Museo de Guadalupe
Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel) ©
Museo Pedro Coronel ©
Museo Pedro Coronel

8
nights
Cancun

Cancun ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem and Galeria Balance Cancun. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá and Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad. Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Akumal Beach (in Akumal), Xpu-ha Beach (in Puerto Aventuras) and Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling & Zipline). There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa Norte, stop by Joyería Ambarte, make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cancun attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aguascalientes to Cancun. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Aguascalientes in November, you will find days in Cancun are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, Playa del Carmen, Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem, Akumal Beach, Xpu-ha Beach
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 8:
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Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Scuba & Snorkeling

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