14 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

14 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

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Morelia
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
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Guanajuato
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Zacatecas
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Puebla
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Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Morelia and Casa Natal de Morelos. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardin de las Rosas and Callejon del Romance. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Morelia: Patzcuaro (Santa Clara del Cobre, Templo de la Compania de Jesus, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Tarascas Fountain, don't miss a visit to The Aqueduct, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Guadalupe Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Morelia online trip builder.

Memphis, USA to Morelia is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Memphis in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Morelia, with lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Santa Clara del Cobre ©
Santa Clara del Cobre
Catedral de Morelia ©
Catedral de Morelia

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San Miguel de Allende

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.
Visit Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo and Plaza de Armas for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Benito Juarez and MuVarte. When in San Miguel de Allende, make a side trip to see El Acueducto De Queretaro in Queretaro City, approximately Queretaro City away. The adventure continues: learn the secrets of production at Olio Fino Tasting Room, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende, stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, and don't miss a visit to El Jardin.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Morelia to San Miguel de Allende in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Guanajuato.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio
Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo ©
Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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Guanajuato

Guanajuato ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato and Dulceria La Catrina. Appreciate the collections at Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote) and Museo de Sitio Mina Valenciana. Change things up with these side-trips from Guanajuato: Leon (Zoologico Leon & Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at El Museo Bocamina San Ramon, don't miss a visit to Alhondiga de Granaditas, and explore the galleries of Taller Elpinchegrabador.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Guanajuato day trip planner.

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato by car takes about an hour. October in Guanajuato sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zacatecas.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato ©
Museo de Arte E Historia de Guanajuato
El Museo Bocamina San Ramon ©
El Museo Bocamina San Ramon

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Zacatecas

Zacatecas ©

Quarry City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima, make a trip to Morismas de Bracho, and then examine the collection at Galeria de Nacimientos.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zacatecas trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Guanajuato to Zacatecas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Guanajuato in October, expect Zacatecas to be little chillier, temps between 74°F and 47°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Zacatecas

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
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Parque Sierra de Alica ©
Parque Sierra de Alica
Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima ©
Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima
Galeria de Nacimientos ©
Galeria de Nacimientos

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Puebla

Puebla ©

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fuertes de Loreto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Africam Safari, then stroll around Zocalo, and then see the interesting displays at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Puebla trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Zacatecas to Puebla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Puebla are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puebla

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Fuertes de Loreto ©
Fuertes de Loreto
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) ©
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

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