Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Guanajuato to Mexico City and Butterfly Sanctuary
  2. 2 Please help with my Yucatan itinerary
  3. 3 Uber in Panama
  4. 4 Costa Rica in summer (end July/early August) with kids
  5. 5 Family trip to Costa Rica in December.
  6. 6 Our CR Itinerary & a Spider Question
  7. 7 Shuttle Bus Service in Costa Rica
  8. 8 Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula) Non AL suggestions
  9. 9 4 days in Belize
  10. 10 Trip Report Belize trip report-April 3-10th
  11. 11 Belize in Aug 25-Sep3
  12. 12 Luxury hotel off the beaten path?
  13. 13 Trip Report An Afternoon In Guadalajara
  14. 14 Sayulita in September
  15. 15 Trip Report Tulum Ruins
  16. 16 5 day belize itinerary
  17. 17 2 weeks in Costa Rica: Go North or South?
  18. 18 Copper Canyon
  19. 19 Azul five, Grand Velas or Grand Palladium resorts??
  20. 20 JW Marriott Rio Hto
  21. 21 Recommended itinerary for 3 days in Mexico city and 3 days in Merida.
  22. 22 Belize- whale shark swimming
  23. 23 Trip Report Puerto Vallarta Trip Report - mother/daughter
  24. 24 One week in CR...stay in one area or divide time
  25. 25 Safety in Cuilican, Hermosillo, Cananea
View next 25 » Back to the top

Recommend an 8-day itinerary: Merida + surrounding area

Jump to last reply

Our family of four (2 college-aged kids) would like to make our first vacation to Mexico, primarily to see the ruins and more of the "colonial" interior. While hitting the beaches might be fun too, that is not a requirement or #1 priority. Our target date is Dec 17 - 25.

We are thinking about flying to Merida and exploring that city, and then doing a few day trips from there.
Or if we stay at another place in addition to Merida, it would be for the "second" half of the trip --- we don't want to go from hotel to hotel during such a short vacation.

Can you recommend an itinerary, flying into Merida, possibly flying back via another spot. Close enough to ruins and other cultural spots. And maybe finishing near "off the beaten path" beaches, or at least not heavily tourist-laden beaches.

Thanks for any help!

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement