19 days in Mexico Itinerary

19 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 4 nights
2
San Miguel de Allende
— 5 nights
3
Zacatecas
— 3 nights
4
Saltillo
— 2 nights
5
Monterrey
— 4 nights

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), and get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City route maker site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mexico City. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

5
nights
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.
San Miguel de Allende is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, trot along with a tour on horseback, stroll through Canada de la Virgen, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Histórico Casa de Allende.

Discover how to plan a San Miguel de Allende trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in October, you will find days in San Miguel de Allende are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zacatecas.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Horseback Riding Tours
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

3
nights
Zacatecas

Zacatecas ©
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.
Zacatecas is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel), don't miss a visit to Morismas de Bracho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima, and go deep underground at Mina El Eden.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zacatecas online trip maker.

Traveling by car from San Miguel de Allende to Zacatecas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, Zacatecas is slightly colder than San Miguel de Allende - with highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saltillo.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Rafael Coronel Museum (Museo Rafael Coronel) ©
Cerro de la Bufa ©
Cerro de la Bufa
Mina El Eden ©
Mina El Eden

2
nights
Saltillo

Saltillo ©
Saltillo is the capital and largest city of the northeastern Mexican state of Coahuila and the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. When in Saltillo, make a side trip to see San Lorenzo Hacienda in Parras de la Fuente, approximately Parras de la Fuente away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo del Desierto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santiago de Saltillo, look for gifts at El Sarape de Saltillo, and browse the different shops at Plaza Real Saltillo.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saltillo road trip site.

You can drive from Zacatecas to Saltillo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Zacatecas to Saltillo is 1 hour. October in Saltillo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monterrey.

Things to do in Saltillo

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Lorenzo Hacienda
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Museo del Desierto ©
Museo del Desierto
El Sarape de Saltillo ©
El Sarape de Saltillo
Catedral de Santiago de Saltillo ©
Catedral de Santiago de Saltillo

4
nights
Monterrey

Monterrey ©
An industrial powerhouse and a major transportation hub close to the Texas border, Monterrey offers visitors a blend of culture, art, and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monterrey: Cascada del Chipitin (in Santiago) and Xenpal Petting Zoo (in Villa de Garcia). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque Ecologico Chipinque, deepen your understanding at Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), admire the masterpieces at Museo de la Casa de los Titeres, and stop by Artemanos.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterrey trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Saltillo to Monterrey takes 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saltillo to Monterrey due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterrey

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Cascada del Chipitin, Xenpal Petting Zoo
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
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Parque Fundidora ©
Parque Fundidora
Parque Ecologico Chipinque ©
Parque Ecologico Chipinque
Paseo de Santa Lucia ©
Paseo de Santa Lucia

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