15 days in Mexico & Belize Itinerary

15 days in Mexico & Belize Itinerary

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Belmopan, Belize
— 2 nights
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San Pedro, Belize
— 2 nights
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Cancun, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 3 nights
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Tulum, Mexico
— 5 nights

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Belmopan, Belize

Belmopan ©

Garden City

Nicknamed the "Garden City" thanks to its planned urban parklands, Belmopan serves as the capital of Belize and a launching point for tours of nearby caves and Mayan ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Garden Oasis Day Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Hole National Park, then get to know the resident critters at The Belize Zoo, and then take in the exciting artwork at Art Box Belize Arts & Crafts Center.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belmopan online trip maker.

San Francisco, USA to Belmopan is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Belmopan due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Belmopan hover around 89°F and lows are around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belmopan

Parks · Nature · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

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World heritage site
Blue Hole National Park
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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
On the 30th (Sun), glide through the air with Belize Parasail Plus and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. On your second day here, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then catch all the local highlights with Belize Food Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Belmopan to San Pedro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in San Pedro can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Belize Parasail Plus
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Food Tour
Belize Food Tours
5.0

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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.
On the 1st (Tue), make a splash at Float Fun Cancun, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, and then browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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Getting from San Pedro to Cancun by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Pedro to Cancun is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cancun

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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
3.7
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World heritage site
La Isla Shopping Village
4.0
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Zipline
Zipline
4.8

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Spend the 4th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and make a trip to Quinta Avenida.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Playa del Carmen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

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Must see
Xcaret
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Zipline
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Tulum, Mexico

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an) and Chichen Itza (Chichen Itza & Plataforma de Venus). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum, get outside with Samula Cenote, and take in panoramic vistas at Tulum Tower.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tulum trip planner.

You can drive from Playa del Carmen to Tulum in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tulum are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Chichen Itza
4.6

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