29 days in Mexico Itinerary

29 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
2
La Paz
— 3 nights
3
Oaxaca
— 1 night
4
Isla Mujeres
— 3 nights
5
Tulum
— 4 nights
6
Ek Balam Village
— 2 nights
7
Cozumel
— 4 nights
8
Nuevo Vallarta
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art and Golden Cactus Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Chileno Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Santa Maria Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Medano Beach, stop by Eclectic Array Cabo, and go for a stroll along the water at Marina Cabo San Lucas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas holiday planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Cabo San Lucas. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in August: high temperatures in Cabo San Lucas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

3
nights
La Paz

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Balandra Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Isla Espiritu Santo and Malecon. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ensenada Grande, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Migrino, look for gifts at Casa Parra Gallery, and make a trip to Kiosco del Malecon.

Plan trip to La Paz with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cabo San Lucas in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Paz: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Migrino
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

1
night
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de San Matias Jalatlaco, thencontemplate the long history of Monte Alban, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Soledad, hunt for treasures at Mercado Benito Juárez, thenget outside with The Water Boils, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oaxaca trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Oaxaca takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Oaxaca. When traveling from La Paz in August, plan for slightly colder days in Oaxaca, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

3
nights
Isla Mujeres

Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Punta Sur and Mayan Museum of Cancun are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Isla Mujeres with a short trip to National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos in Puerto Morelos, about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Garrafon Natural Reef Park and pause for some serene contemplation at Guadalupe Chapel.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Isla Mujeres route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Isla Mujeres takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oaxaca to Isla Mujeres due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oaxaca in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Isla Mujeres, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cancun, National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Yal-ku Lagoon. Get in touch with nature at Climbing Tours and Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. The adventure continues: Head underground at Gran Cenote, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, and explore the galleries of Art Gallery Miniature.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tulum tour itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Isla Mujeres to Tulum in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ek Balam Village.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Yal-ku Lagoon, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Gran Cenote ©
Gran Cenote

2
nights
Ek Balam Village

Ek Balam Village ©
On the 19th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de los Santos Reyes. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Hubiku, thenexplore the ancient world of Ek Balam, and then delve into the distant past at Ek Balam.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ek Balam Village vacation builder website.

Drive from Tulum to Ek Balam Village in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Ek Balam Village

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Temozon, Santuario de los Santos Reyes
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Cenote Hubiku ©
Cenote Hubiku
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Ek Balam ©
Ek Balam

4
nights
Cozumel

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.
Get outdoors at Palancar Reef and Santa Rosa Wall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphinaris. The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Columbia Reef, choose your vessel at Dive Bros, identify plant and animal life at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park, and head outdoors with Paradise Beach Cozumel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cozumel trip maker website.

Drive from Ek Balam Village to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. In August in Cozumel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Nuevo Vallarta.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

2
nights
Nuevo Vallarta

A planned resort community with one of Mexico's highest concentrations of hotels, Nuevo Vallarta caters to international tourists with its luxurious restaurants, charming marinas, and long stretches of sandy beaches.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Vallarta and 4D Art Museum. Get some historical perspective at Zona Romantica and Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Explore Nuevo Vallarta's surroundings by going to Puerto Vallarta (Los Arcos & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nuevo Vallarta Beach, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nuevo Vallarta online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Nuevo Vallarta takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cozumel to Nuevo Vallarta. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nuevo Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Puerto Vallarta
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Old Vallarta ©
Old Vallarta
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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