10 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

10 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Cancun
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Mexico City
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Cincinnati

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and La Isla Shopping Village. Explore Cancun's surroundings by going to Playa del Carmen (Zipline & Dolphin Discovery Playa Del Carmen Maroma) and Akumal Beach (in Akumal). There's much more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, delve into the distant past at El Rey Archaeological Zone, and take in the pleasant sights at Av Kukulkan.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun day trip planning tool.

Cincinnati, USA to Cancun is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, Cancun is much hotter than Cincinnati - with highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Akumal Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Zipline

5
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and walk around Bosque de Chapultepec.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mexico City route planner.

Getting from Cancun to Mexico City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cancun in March, things will get little chillier in Mexico City: highs are around 75°F and lows about 51°F. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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