8 days in Turks and Caicos & Cancun Itinerary

8 days in Turks and Caicos & Cancun Itinerary

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8 days in Turks and Caicos & Cancun Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  45​min
2
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
3
Cancun, Mexico
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis, United States

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night
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tee off at Provo Golf Club, stroll through Grace Bay Beach, and then look for gifts at West Indie.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Providenciales travel planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Providenciales is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Providenciales is 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in December, things will get much warmer in Providenciales: highs are around 83°F and lows about 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cockburn Town.

Things to do in Providenciales

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Grace Bay Beach ©
Grace Bay Beach
Provo Golf Club ©
Provo Golf Club

1
night
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos

Cockburn Town ©
Cockburn Town is the capital city of the Turks and Caicos Islands.GeographyCockburn Town is located on the largest island in the Turks Islands archipelago, Grand Turk Island. On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Pillory Beach and then take an in-depth tour of Turks & Caicos National Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cockburn Town itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Providenciales to Cockburn Town in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Cockburn Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Grand Turk
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Pillory Beach ©
Pillory Beach
Turks & Caicos National Museum ©
Turks & Caicos National Museum

4
nights
Cancun, Mexico

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.
You've now added For Handicap Travelers to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Isla Shopping Village and Akumal Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling & Quinta Avenida). There's more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cancun trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cockburn Town to Cancun. December in Cancun sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Akumal Beach
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For Handicap Travelers ©
For Handicap Travelers
Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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