Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

A week to explore a part of Mexico. Where to go?

Jump to last reply

I've traveled to India and Japan but besides a beach trip to Acapulco many years ago have never been to Mexico. Can you believe it? Looking to spend a week in March exploring a part of this country but don't know where to start. Found 3 itineraries:
1) Mexico City, Puebla, Teotihuacán, Xalapa
2) Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Morelia
3) Maya-Tulum, Chitchen Itza, Merida, Palenque

I am leaning towards the first option because I feel like for a first time visitor, I really should see the capital city, no?
Also, next August, we are going to Peru and Bolivia to explore the Incas, so I figure doing the Maya exploration in the same year may be a bit overkill on ruins. thoughts?
Reading about #2, Guanajuato and San Miguel sounds amazing. So I am totally lost.

Can anyone make a recommendation? We have about 6-7 days. We are 2 guys in our 30s.

Thank You

Sergey

25 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report 5 Weeks in Chocolate Paradise
  2. 2 Trip Report Mi tocaya y yo en Panama
  3. 3 Trip Report Trip Report - Merida, Ruta Puuc, Chichen Itza, Tulum
  4. 4 Bus from SJO to San Jose , Costa Rica
  5. 5 Getting to Tortuguero -- worth the trip?
  6. 6 Trying to decide between Hawaii or Mexico for family trip
  7. 7 Trip Report Costa Rica and Panama by Gate1Travel
  8. 8 Somewhere hot!
  9. 9 Mexico City where to stay for 4 nights
  10. 10 Trip Report Family Vacation, Caribbean Costa Rica and Panama
  11. 11 Back From Puerto Vallarta
  12. 12 Guanajuato or San Cristobal de las Casas Mexico
  13. 13 Cancun-discounts.com
  14. 14 Mexico City, Chiapas and Yucutan, too much??
  15. 15 Puerto Vallarta for honeymoon... Ideas??
  16. 16 Driving from Florida to Belize
  17. 17 Trip Report Spring in Oaxaca - a perfect getaway for our 15th wedding anniversary!
  18. 18 Puebla Bonita Pacifico Resort and Spa in Cabo San Lucas
  19. 19 Looking for inexpensive villas/bungalows with a private/secluded beach.
  20. 20 Nicaragua trip on 5/22...Need help, pls
  21. 21 Costa Rica for a lone female?
  22. 22 Playa del Carmen - El Faro or Corto Maltes?
  23. 23 Costa Rica - Dominical/Uvita in September with 2 yr old
  24. 24 1 month itinerary US/Mexico
  25. 25 August weather in Cabo San Lucas?
View next 25 » Back to the top