6 days in Houston & Cancun Itinerary

6 days in Houston & Cancun Itinerary

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Houston, United States
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Cancun, Mexico
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Houston, United States

— 1 night

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery and then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Houston day trip planner.

New York City to Houston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Houston is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Houston are a bit warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (77°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Cancun, Mexico

— 4 nights
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'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem (in Valladolid). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, don't miss a visit to Av Kukulkan, hunt for treasures at Mercado 28, and look for gifts at Tattooarte.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cancun online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Cancun takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Cancun. Traveling from Houston in July, expect nights in Cancun to be about the same, around 76°F, while days are little chillier, around 88°F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Adventure

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