17 days in Mexico Itinerary

17 days in Mexico Itinerary

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17 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Cancun
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tulum
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Acapulco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Florianopolis

3
nights
Cancun

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Punta Sur and Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado. Head to La Isla Shopping Village and Mercado 28for plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and shop like a local with Galeria Balance Cancun.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cancun travel planning app .

Florianopolis, Brazil to Cancun is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Florianopolis in June; daily highs in Cancun reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Isla Mujeres
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Swim with Dolphins

4
nights
Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Shop till you drop at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and Sfer IK. Popular historic sites such as Tulum Archaeological Site and Chichen Itza are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Casa de los Venados (in Valladolid), Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Cozumel (Museo de la Isla de Cozumel & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, stroll through Akumal Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, and stop by Amore Latino Tulum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tulum journey website .

You can drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tulum are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Acapulco.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cozumel, Casa de los Venados, Chichen Itza, Akumal Beach, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

3
nights
Acapulco

Acapulco ©
Probably one of Mexico's best-known beach resorts, Acapulco came into prominence in the mid-20th century, when it became a getaway for Hollywood movie starts and European millionaires.
Let the collections at Fuerte De San Diego and House of Culture capture your imagination. Relax by the water at Barra Vieja Beach and Playa Condesa. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace), take a stroll through Punta Diamante, look for gifts at La Isla Acapulco Shopping Village, and make a trip to Zocalo.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Acapulco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tulum to Acapulco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tulum in June: highs in Acapulco hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Acapulco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Barra Vieja Beach ©
Barra Vieja Beach
Fuerte De San Diego ©
Fuerte De San Diego
Capilla de la Paz (Chapel of Peace) ©

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.
Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo Frida Kahlo will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Museo del Templo Mayor. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, view the masterpieces at Arto Otra, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center (Centro Historico), and examine the collection at Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip builder app .

Getting from Acapulco to Mexico City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Acapulco in June, things will get a bit cooler in Mexico City: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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