15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

New Bern
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Akumal
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
Cozumel
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 30​min
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
New Bern

4
days
Akumal

Akumal ©
The heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya, small but busy beach town of Akumal represents one of the world's premier diving locations.
Step out of the city life by going to Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cenote Car Wash and Yal-ku Lagoon. Step out of Akumal to go to Tulum and see Ruins of Tulum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 21st (Wed) at Xel-Ha. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Grand Cenote.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Akumal travel route planner .

New Bern, USA to Akumal is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New Bern in February: high temperatures in Akumal hover around 79°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Akumal

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tulum, Xel-Ha, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Xel-Ha ©
Xel-Ha
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
days
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Step out of the city life by going to Columbia Reef and Punta Sur Eco Beach Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Rosa Wall and Water Spout. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, cast your line with a fishing tour, head outdoors with Paradise Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Palancar Reef.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Akumal to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Cozumel are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park ©
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

4
days
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. We've included these beaches for you: Playa del Amor and Medano Beach. Explore Cabo San Lucas' surroundings by going to San Jose del Cabo (Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery & Movimiento Art Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Chileno Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Baja Anklet, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Cozumel to Cabo San Lucas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cozumel to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Cabo San Lucas are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
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Medano Beach
Medano Beach
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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