28 days in Mexico Itinerary

28 days in Mexico Itinerary

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28 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Yokdzonot
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tulum
— 5 nights
4
Cancun
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Cozumel
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

5
nights
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.
Cabo San Lucas is known for water activities, nature, beaches, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Lands End), don't miss a visit to Tomas Spangler Photography Gallery, stop by Feinstein Jewelry, and kick back and relax at Playa del Amor.

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San Francisco, USA to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in February; daily highs in Cabo San Lucas reach 80°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Yokdzonot.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cabo Sailing Ocean Adventures ©
Cabo Sailing Ocean Adventures
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Lands End) ©
Medano Beach ©
Medano Beach

2
nights
Yokdzonot

Yokdzonot ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Kinichna, then explore the activities along Lago Bacalar (Lake of the Seven Colors), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza and then delve into the distant past at El Castillo.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yokdzonot itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cabo San Lucas to Yokdzonot. The time zone difference when traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Yokdzonot is 2 hours. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Yokdzonot: highs are around 86°F and lows about 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Yokdzonot

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
El Castillo ©
El Castillo

5
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Step out of Tulum to go to Coba and see Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 9th (Fri) at Xel-Ha. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Ruins of Tulum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Plastic Flamingo, and stop by La Llorona.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tulum online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Yokdzonot to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yokdzonot in February: high temperatures in Tulum hover around 79°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Xel-Ha, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Ruins of Tulum ©
Ruins of Tulum
Xel-Ha ©
Xel-Ha
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cancun: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Quinta Avenida, & more). Spend the 15th (Thu) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, stroll through Playa Tortugas, and stop by Plaza Las Americas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cancun tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. February in Cancun sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Water Activities

Side Trip

Playa del Carmen
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Quinta Avenida ©
Quinta Avenida

4
nights
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.
Cozumel is known for adventure, outdoors, nature, water activities, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palancar, partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, and take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cozumel travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in February, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Amazing Cozumel Race ©
The Amazing Cozumel Race
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel

4
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Cozumel to Mexico City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cozumel in February, with highs in Mexico City at 74°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
National Museum of Anthropology ©
National Museum of Anthropology
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

3
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Puerto Vallarta is known for nightlife, historic sites, adventure, water activities, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in February: high temperatures in Puerto Vallarta hover around 80°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Bucerias
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Food Tours
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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