12 days in Rochester, Las Vegas & Cancun Itinerary

12 days in Rochester, Las Vegas & Cancun Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City, United States
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Rochester, United States
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  8 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas, United States
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
3
Cancun, Mexico
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h
End: New York City, United States

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day
Rochester, United States

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Cemetery.

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New York City to Rochester is an approximately 4- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Rochester, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites
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Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

5
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Head to The Strip and The Forum Shops at Caesarsfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Rochester to Las Vegas in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Rochester in June, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 103°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Cancun, Mexico

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.
Do your shopping at La Isla Shopping Village and Art Gallery Casa Tzutuhil. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá and El Rey Archaeological Zone. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Casa de los Venados (in Valladolid) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Playa del Carmen). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, see the interesting displays at Museo del Automovil Antiguo del Sureste, stop by Plaza Las Americas, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun travel planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Cancun by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Cancun reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Casa de los Venados, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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