7 days in Cancun & El Centro Itinerary

7 days in Cancun & El Centro Itinerary

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7 days in Cancun & El Centro Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City, United States
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Cancun, Mexico
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
2
El Centro, United States
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Oklahoma City, United States

4
nights
Cancun, Mexico

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphinaris Cancun as well as LDS Tours Cancun By Mormon Encounter. Get out of town with these interesting Cancun side-trips: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling & Zipline). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad, contemplate the long history of El Rey Archaeological Zone, and make a trip to Av Kukulkan.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun online travel planner .

Oklahoma City, USA to Cancun is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in December: high temperatures in Cancun hover around 82°F and lows are around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to El Centro.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Playa del Carmen
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
El Centro, United States

El Centro ©
El Centro is a city in and county seat of Imperial County, California, the largest city in the Imperial Valley, east anchor of the Southern California Border Region, and the core urban area and principal city of the El Centro metropolitan area which encompasses all of Imperial County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum and then buy something for everyone on your list at Imperial Valley Mall.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our El Centro driving holiday planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cancun to El Centro. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cancun to El Centro. When traveling from Cancun in December, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in El Centro: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in El Centro

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum
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Imperial Valley Mall ©
Imperial Valley Mall
Bucklin Park ©
Bucklin Park
Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum ©
Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum

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