29 days in Mexico Itinerary

29 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Monterrey
— 5 nights
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Parras de la Fuente
— 1 night
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Durango
— 1 night
Drive
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Mazatlan
— 1 night
Drive
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Zacatecas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Guadalajara
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Drive
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Xilitla
— 1 night
Drive
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Ciudad Valles
— 1 night
Drive
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San Luis Potosi
— 1 night
Drive
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Monterrey
— 1 night
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Cancun
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mexico City
— 5 nights

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Monterrey

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saltillo (Museo del Desierto & Alameda Zaragoza). There's much more to do: get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours, examine the collection at Museo del Acero Horno 3, walk around Parque Fundidora, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas de Garcia.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monterrey driving holiday planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Monterrey. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Parras de la Fuente.

Things to do in Monterrey

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Parras de la Fuente

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): learn about winemaking at San Lorenzo Hacienda, do a tasting at Casa Madero, and then learn about winemaking at Bodega Rivero Gonzalez.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Parras de la Fuente trip planner.

You can drive from Monterrey to Parras de la Fuente in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Parras de la Fuente

Wineries
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Winery / Vineyard
Casa Madero
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Bodega Rivero Gonzalez ©
Winery / Vineyard
Bodega Rivero Gonzalez
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Durango

Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Durango, and then make a trip to Plaza Hito 450.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Durango route builder.

Traveling by car from Parras de la Fuente to Durango takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Parras de la Fuente to Durango, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Durango

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Architectural Building
Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
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Mazatlan

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.
On the 12th (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then admire the striking features of Mazatlan Cathedral, and then take in the exciting artwork at Escarabajo Azul Galeria de Arte.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mazatlan travel site.

You can drive from Durango to Mazatlan in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Durango in February since evenings lows in Mazatlan dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zacatecas.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites
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Religious Site
Mazatlan Cathedral
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Zacatecas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo de la Inquisicion and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro de la Bufa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Plazuela Miguel Auza, then examine the collection at Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel), then explore the world behind art at Museo Pedro Coronel, and finally have fun and explore at Playmohistoria - Museo tematico de ninos.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zacatecas holiday planner.

You can fly from Mazatlan to Zacatecas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mazatlan to Zacatecas is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mazatlan in February: high temperatures in Zacatecas hover around 26°C and lows are around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Guadalajara.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Cerro de la Bufa ©
Mountain
Cerro de la Bufa
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Museo Pedro Coronel ©
Art Museum
Museo Pedro Coronel
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Guadalajara

Pearl of the West

One of Mexico's cultural hubs, Guadalajara represents the home of mariachi music and hosts numerous large-scale events, ranging from international film festivals to celebrated book fairs.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aranzazu Temple. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Del Corazon de la Tierra- Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Guadalajara Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Sacred Art, and finally examine the collection at Instituto Cultural Cabanas.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Guadalajara online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zacatecas to Guadalajara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zacatecas in February: high temperatures in Guadalajara hover around 31°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Guadalajara

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Instituto Cultural Cabanas
World heritage site
Instituto Cultural Cabanas
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get lost in a book at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende, then examine the collection at Museo La Esquina, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Jardin, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Miguel de Allende day trip planner.

Drive from Guadalajara to San Miguel de Allende in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Xilitla.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

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Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Architectural Building
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
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El Jardin ©
Historic Walking Area
El Jardin
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Xilitla

Xilitla is a municipality (municipio) and town in the state of San Luis Potosí, in the Huasteca region of Mexico. On the 19th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada Los Comales, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Leonora Carrington, and then stroll through Jardin Escultorico Edward James.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Xilitla trip app.

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Xilitla in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ciudad Valles.

Things to do in Xilitla

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Ciudad Valles

Ciudad Valles is the second-largest city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. On the 20th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Desarrollo Ecoturistico Ejidal Indigena Pame Puente de Dios and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Huasteca Potosina. On your second day here, stroll around El Jardin Hidalgo and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ciudad Valles trip planning app.

Getting from Xilitla to Ciudad Valles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to San Luis Potosi.

Things to do in Ciudad Valles

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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San Luis Potosi

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of San Luis Potosi.

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

Getting from Ciudad Valles to San Luis Potosi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monterrey.

Things to do in San Luis Potosi

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Monterrey

City of the Mountains

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo Arquidiocesano de Arte Sacro and then take in the awesome beauty at Parque la Huasteca.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterrey road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Luis Potosi to Monterrey takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Monterrey

Parks · Nature · Museums
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Playa del Carmen) and Valladolid (Cenote Xux Ha & Choco-Story Valladolid). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the pleasant sights at Av Kukulkan, stroll through Playa Delfines, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Monterrey to Cancun in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monterrey to Cancun. In February, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Mexico City

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: San Juan Teotihuacan (Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 & Palacio de Tepantitla). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Reforma, delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Mexico City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cancun to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cancun in February, you will find days in Mexico City are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are much colder (10°C). On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Side Trip

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