14 days in Mexico Itinerary

14 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Cabo San Lucas
— 2 nights
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Mexico City
— 2 nights
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Cozumel
— 2 nights
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Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
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Chichen Itza
— 1 night
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Cancun
— 3 nights

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Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rips Bar. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get a taste of local nightlife at Rips Bar, then steep yourself in history at Church of Saint Luke, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, then take a pleasant ride with Cuadra San Francisco, and then kick back and relax at Chileno Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas online trip itinerary builder.

Washington DC, USA to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 76°F in Cabo San Lucas. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Cuadra San Francisco ©
Cuadra San Francisco
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the striking features of Capilla del Senor de la Humildad, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally make a trip to Museo Frida Kahlo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Cabo San Lucas to Mexico City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cabo San Lucas in September, with highs in Mexico City at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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Cozumel

Cozumel ©
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
On the 9th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Santa Rosa Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cozumel Pearl Farm and then experience rural life at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cozumel road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Cozumel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in September: high temperatures in Cozumel hover around 85°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Cozumel Pearl Farm ©
Cozumel Pearl Farm
Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

3
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Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Tulum (Gran Cenote, Balam Art On Feathers, &more). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Getting from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. September in Playa del Carmen sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Zipline

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Chichen Itza, explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, and then visit Felipe Carrillo Puerto.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chichen Itza trip maker.

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in September, Chichen Itza is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Felipe Carrillo Puerto ©
Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil

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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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, see the interesting displays at Cancun Wax Museum, don't miss a visit to Av Kukulkan, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cancun trip website.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Cancun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September in Cancun, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Playa Tortugas ©
Playa Tortugas

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