17 days in Guanajuato, Oaxaca & San Luis Potosi Itinerary

17 days in Guanajuato, Oaxaca & San Luis Potosi Itinerary

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Leon
— 1 day
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Oaxaca
— 2 nights
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Huatulco
— 2 nights
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Mazunte
— 2 nights
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Puerto Escondido
— 1 night
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
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San Luis Potosi
— 2 nights

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Leon

Leon ©
León is the most populous city and municipality in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. On the 22nd (Thu), take a stroll around Calzada de las Artes, take a stroll around Forum Cultural Guanajuato, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leon online trip itinerary planner.

Puerto Penasco to Leon is an approximately 23.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Penasco to Leon due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Puerto Penasco in October; daily highs in Leon reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Leon

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Calzada de las Artes ©
Calzada de las Artes
Forum Cultural Guanajuato ©
Forum Cultural Guanajuato

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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.
Head to Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles and Voces de Copalfor plenty of shopping. Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman and Monte Alban will appeal to history buffs. When in Oaxaca, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueologica Zaachila in Zaachila, approximately Zaachila away. There's lots more to do: hike along Coyote Aventuras, explore the world behind art at Alvarez Bravo Photographic Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Soledad, and steep yourself in history at Ex-Convento de Santa Catalina.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Oaxaca trip builder.

Traveling by car from Leon to Oaxaca takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Huatulco.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

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Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cacaluta. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Huatulco National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Huatulco tour planning app.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Huatulco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in October, Huatulco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mazunte.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Cacaluta ©
Cacaluta
Huatulco National Park
Huatulco National Park

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Mazunte

Mazunte ©
On the 29th (Thu), kick back and relax at Bahia Estacahuite, then take in the pleasant sights at Hridaya Yoga, and then stroll through Santuario La Escobilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga and then kick back and relax at Playa Mermejita.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mazunte tour planner.

Getting from Huatulco to Mazunte by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Mazunte

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Side Trip

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Playa Mermejita ©
Playa Mermejita
Hridaya Yoga ©
Hridaya Yoga

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Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido is a small port and tourist center in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec Distrito 22 in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. On the 31st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Coral and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Puerto Escondido travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mazunte to Puerto Escondido in 1.5 hours. October in Puerto Escondido sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa Coral ©
Playa Coral

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San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
Shop till you drop at Mr Poster and Casa Michoacana. Get some historical perspective at Templo de San Francisco and La Parroquia. Venture out of the city with trips to Queretaro City (Teatro de la Republica, Casa de La Corregidora, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, don't miss a visit to El Jardin, admire the striking features of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, and look for gifts at Abrazos San Miguel.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Escondido to San Miguel de Allende in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Puerto Escondido in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in San Miguel de Allende: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Luis Potosi.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Templo de San Francisco ©
Templo de San Francisco
Teatro de la Republica ©
Teatro de la Republica
Templo de Nuestra Senora de la Salud ©
Templo de Nuestra Senora de la Salud

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San Luis Potosi

San Luis Potosi ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo de Arte Sacro, then examine the collection at Museo Laberinto, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of San Luis Potosi, then take in the exciting artwork at Tropico Arte & Diseno, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Aranzazu.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Luis Potosi tour builder.

Traveling by car from San Miguel de Allende to San Luis Potosi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in San Luis Potosi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Luis Potosi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Museo Laberinto ©
Museo Laberinto
Cathedral of San Luis Potosi ©
Cathedral of San Luis Potosi
Capilla de Aranzazu ©
Capilla de Aranzazu

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