23 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

23 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

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Warsaw
Fly:
22​h 15​min
Mexico City
— 6 nights
Drive:
1​h 30​min
Puebla
— 4 nights
Drive:
3​h 45​min
Queretaro City
— 2 nights
Drive:
1​h 15​min
San Miguel de Allende
— 4 nights
Drive:
1​h 30​min
Guanajuato
— 3 nights
Drive:
3​h 45​min
Zacatecas
— 2 nights
Fly:
25​h
Warsaw

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6
days
Mexico City


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: San Juan Teotihuacan (Pyramid of the Sun & Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), make a trip to Inmobiliaria Paseo de la Reforma, admire the landmark architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and delve into the distant past at Templo Mayor Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Mexico City is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Warsaw to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Warsaw, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Sightseeing, Historic Sites, Museums, Theme Parks
SIDE TRIP : San Juan Teotihuacan
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3
days
Puebla


Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Go for a jaunt from Puebla to Tlaxcala to see Murals of the Government Palace about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Basilica de Puebla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Tonantzintla, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Africam Safari, and enjoy breathtaking views from Estrella de Puebla.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Puebla itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Queretaro City.

Things to do in Puebla

Sightseeing, Historic Sites, Parks, Zoos & Aquariums
SIDE TRIPS : Murals of the Government Palace, Templo San Francisco Acatepec
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2
days
Queretaro City


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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at La Pena de Bernal, examine the collection at Museo de la Mascara, and then make a trip to El Acueducto De Queretaro. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, then make a trip to Convento de Santa Clara, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Queretaro City travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Puebla to Queretaro City in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, daytime highs in Queretaro City are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Queretaro City

Sightseeing, Historic Sites, Parks, Nature
SIDE TRIP : Museo de la Mascara
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5
days
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.
Saddle up on the 17th (Fri) and explore with a tour on horseback. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, see the interesting displays at Mask Museum, don't miss a visit to El Jardin, and view the masterpieces at Fabrica La Aurora.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Miguel de Allende itinerary builder.

You can drive from Queretaro City to San Miguel de Allende in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in San Miguel de Allende can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Guanajuato.

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3
days
Guanajuato


Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
Guanajuato is known for sightseeing, museums, religious sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Monumento al Pipila, admire the striking features of University of Guanajuato, get engrossed in the history at Museo Exhacienda San Gabriel de Barrera, and examine the collection at Museo De Las Momias de Guanajuato.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Guanajuato trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zacatecas.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Sightseeing, Museums, Historic Sites, Shopping
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2
days
Zacatecas


Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get great views at Cerro de la Bufa, then examine the collection at Museo Toma de Zacatecas, then examine the collection at Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel), and finally make a trip to Plaza de Armas. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Mina El Eden and then examine the collection at Museo de Guadalupe.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zacatecas itinerary builder.

You can drive from Guanajuato to Zacatecas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Guanajuato in March, things will get a bit cooler in Zacatecas: highs are around 28°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Sightseeing, Museums, Parks, Nature
SIDE TRIP : Museo de Guadalupe
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