14 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

14 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

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Morelia
— 2 nights
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San Miguel de Allende
— 3 nights
3
Guanajuato
— 3 nights
4
Zacatecas
— 2 nights
5
Puebla
— 2 nights

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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 House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios). 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). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Casa Natal de Morelos, don't miss a visit to Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias en Exconvento de San Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Guadalupe Sanctuary, and ponder the design of Tarascas Fountain.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Morelia trip builder app.

Memphis, USA to Morelia is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Morelia when traveling from Memphis in October, with lows around °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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Patzcuaro
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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 El Jardin for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Benito Juarez and Colors. Get out of town with these interesting San Miguel de Allende side-trips: Queretaro City (Plaza de Armas & El Acueducto De Queretaro). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to MuVarte, walk around El Charco del Ingenio, browse the collection at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Miguel de Allende attractions planner.

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 °F in October, and nighttime lows around °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

Side Trip

Queretaro City
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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 Don Quixote Iconographic Museum (Museo Iconografico del Quijote). Appreciate the collections at El Museo Bocamina San Ramon and Alhondiga de Granaditas. Change things up with these side-trips from Guanajuato: Leon (Zoologico Leon & Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Dulceria La Catrina, browse the exhibits of Taller Elpinchegrabador, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Sitio Mina Valenciana.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Guanajuato trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Guanajuato can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zacatecas.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Leon
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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 ©
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 °F and °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 ©
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, thenstroll 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 fly from Zacatecas to Puebla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Puebla are °F, while nighttime lows are °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
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Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Fuertes de Loreto ©
Fuertes de Loreto
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) ©
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

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