10 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

10 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun
— 4 nights
2
Mexico City
— 5 nights

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 Swim with Dolphins. Explore Cancun's surroundings by going to Akumal Beach (in Akumal) and Playa del Carmen (Zipline & Dolphin Discovery Playa Del Carmen Maroma). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, take in the pleasant sights at Av Kukulkan, steep yourself in history at Zona Arqueologica El Rey, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun day trip planning tool.

Cincinnati, USA to Cancun is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, Cancun is much hotter than Cincinnati - with highs of °F and lows of °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: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City journey tool.

Fly from Cancun to Mexico City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cancun in March, expect Mexico City to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling 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
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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