60 days in North America Itinerary

60 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico attractions planner

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Merida
— 5 nights
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Campeche
— 3 nights
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Mexico City
— 7 nights
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Queretaro City
— 3 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 6 nights
Drive
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Leon
— 2 nights
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San Luis Potosi
— 4 nights
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Zacatecas
— 5 nights
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Mazatlan
— 5 nights
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Monterrey
— 3 nights
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Chihuahua
— 1 night
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Creel
— 3 nights
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Ciudad Juarez
— 4 nights
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Cancun
— 8 nights
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Merida

— 5 nights
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Explore Merida's surroundings by going to Yucatan Snook (in Chuburna), Uxmal (in Uxmal) and Chichen Itza (La Iglesia, Temple of the Bearded Man, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Ruta Puuc, get outside with Parque de Santa Lucia, get engrossed in the history at Museo Conmemorativo de la inmigracion Coreana, and admire the striking features of Plaza Grande.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Merida online trip itinerary maker.

Bogota, Colombia to Merida is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. When traveling from Bogota in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Merida, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Campeche.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

Campeche

— 3 nights
Campeche holidays draw a growing number of visitors interested in discovering a historical fairyland that stands in stark contrast with Cancun and the Maya Rivera on the opposite side of the Peninsula.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ecoturismo Ich Ha Lol Xaan (in Hampolol) and Mirador Champoton (in Champoton). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Zona Arquelogica Edzna, take an in-depth tour of Baluarte de San Carlos/Museo de la Ciudad, take a stroll through Centro Historico de San Francisco de Campeche, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Campeche.

Before you visit Campeche, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Merida to Campeche in 2.5 hours. In February in Campeche, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Campeche

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

Mexico City

— 7 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mexico City: Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Spanish Language Institute - Day Course) and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor.

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Explore your travel options from Campeche to Mexico City with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Campeche to Mexico City. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Campeche in February; daily highs in Mexico City reach 28°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Queretaro City.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 13:

Queretaro City

— 3 nights
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queretaro City: Museo Mina Valenciana 1791 (in Guanajuato) and Temazcal Tonatiu Iquzayampa (in Tequisquiapan). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Convento de Santa Clara, see the interesting displays at Museo Regional, walk around Jardin Zenea, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Sacro.

Discover how to plan a Queretaro City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mexico City to Queretaro City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Queretaro City

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:

San Miguel de Allende

— 6 nights
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.
Explore San Miguel de Allende's surroundings by going to Guanajuato (Museo Regional de Guanajuato Alhondiga de Granaditas, Museo Iconografico del Quijote, &more) and Santuario de Jesus Nazareno (in Atotonilco). There's still lots to do: stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, get engrossed in the history at Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Canada de la Virgen.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Miguel de Allende journey planner.

Traveling by car from Queretaro City to San Miguel de Allende takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in San Miguel de Allende can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leon.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 22:

Leon

— 2 nights
León is the most populous city and municipality in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. On the 23rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Diego, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera, and then admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte e Historia de Guanajuato, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica De Nuestra Madre Santisima De La Luz.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Leon trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Leon by car takes about 2.5 hours. February in Leon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Luis Potosi.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:

San Luis Potosi

— 4 nights
San Luis Potosi is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Plaza de San Francisco, learn insider's secrets on Autentico San Luis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Aranzazu, and make a trip to Plaza de Aranzazu.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Luis Potosi trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Leon to San Luis Potosi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in San Luis Potosi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zacatecas.

Things to do in San Luis Potosi

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:

Zacatecas

— 5 nights

Quarry City

Beautifully preserved architecture and a refreshing lack of mass tourism remain among the main reasons to take a trip to Zacatecas, a colonial-era city at the heart of Mexico.
Get out of town with these interesting Zacatecas side-trips: Aguascalientes (Templo Expiatorio Ave Maria & Templo de San Antonio) and Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad (in Jerez de Garcia Salinas). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro de la Bufa, see the interesting displays at Museo de Guadalupe, admire the masterpieces at Museo Pedro Coronel, and make a trip to Plazuela Miguel Auza.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zacatecas trip planning tool.

Drive from San Luis Potosi to Zacatecas in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Luis Potosi in February; daily highs in Zacatecas reach 26°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

Mazatlan

— 5 nights

Pacific Pearl

Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Mazatlan Basilica de la Inmaculada Concepcion, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, kick back and relax at Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras), and make a trip to Malecon de Mazatlan.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mazatlan vacation builder site.

Traveling by bus from Zacatecas to Mazatlan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zacatecas to Mazatlan. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zacatecas in March: high temperatures in Mazatlan hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Monterrey.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 10:

Monterrey

— 3 nights

City of the Mountains

An industrial powerhouse and a major transportation hub close to the Texas border, Monterrey offers visitors a blend of culture, art, and history.
Monterrey is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ecologico Chipinque, get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de Santa Lucia, view the masterpieces at Carapan, and take an in-depth tour of 3 Museos.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monterrey trip planner.

You can fly from Mazatlan to Monterrey in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mexican Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chihuahua.

Things to do in Monterrey

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

Chihuahua

— 1 night
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Batopilas Canyon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, then have fun and explore at Casa Siglo XIX, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Universitario Quinta Gameros.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chihuahua day trip planning app.

You can drive from Monterrey to Chihuahua in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monterrey to Chihuahua. In March in Chihuahua, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Creel.

Things to do in Chihuahua

Nature · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 14:

Creel

— 3 nights
Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Creel is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Arareco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Satevo Mission, admire the masterpieces at Museo Casa de Las Artesanias, and take in the natural beauty of Recohuata Hot Spring.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Creel route site.

Traveling by car from Chihuahua to Creel takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ciudad Juarez.

Things to do in Creel

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

Ciudad Juarez

— 4 nights
Ciudad Juárez is the largest city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Ciudad Juarez is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at La Rodadora, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo Mormon de Ciudad Juarez, don't miss a visit to Parque Central Hermanos Escobar, and appreciate the history behind Monumento JRZ.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Juarez road trip website.

You can drive from Creel to Ciudad Juarez in 7 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ciudad Juarez can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Ciudad Juarez

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

Cancun

— 8 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Valladolid (Cenote Saamal & Choco-Story Valladolid), Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, kick back and relax at Akumal Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun online travel planner.

Drive from Ciudad Juarez to Cancun in 39.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ciudad Juarez to Cancun. When traveling from Ciudad Juarez in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Cancun: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 29:

Guanajuato travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Granary of the Republic
With well over a third of its area suitable for agriculture, Guanajuato remains the "Granary of the Republic" as a major producer of corn, beans, sorghum, barley, and wheat. A tour of Guanajuato allows you to trace the "Bicentennial Route," originally followed by an insurgent army led by Miguel Hidalgo, one of the leaders of Mexican struggle for independence. Other popular things to do in Guanajuato include exploring historical haciendas and mines, attending local festivals, and visiting the state's thriving cities. Start in the World Heritage-listed eponymous capital, known for its cobblestoned streets, pleasant plazas, and unusual underground roadways.

San Luis Potosi travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Waterfalls · Gardens
Home to ancient cultures that inhabited modern-day Mexico long before the arrival of colonialists, the northern Mexican state of San Luis Potosi celebrates its rich history. Founded on the back of a gold rush in 1592, the state, and its capital city of the same name, enjoyed prosperity, which can still be seen in the striking colonial architecture on a San Luis Potosi itinerary. Situated between three of Mexico's biggest cities, the state holds an important place as one of the country's key trading routes. Most of the state sits on the Mexican plateau, with a tropial valley around the Tampaon River in the east.

Chihuahua travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Churches