7 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

7 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
Puerto Juarez
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Taxi:  2 h
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Newark

Puerto Juarez

Puerto Juarez ©
Puerto Juárez is a town in Benito Juárez municipality, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.It is in the north-east of the Yucatán Peninsula, on the shore of the Caribbean Sea, 2 km north from the centre of Cancún. You've now added Dejavu Tours to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Kukulcan Plaza, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica El Meco, and then take a tour by water with Dejavu Tours.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Puerto Juarez trip planner.

Newark, USA to Puerto Juarez is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Puerto Juarez, with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Puerto Juarez

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Quintana Roo
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Kukulcan Plaza ©
Kukulcan Plaza
Zona Arqueológica El Meco ©
Zona Arqueológica El Meco

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to La Isla Shopping Village (in Cancun) and Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site & Cenotes Sac Actun). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, look for gifts at La Casa de las Hamacas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Puerto Juarez to Playa del Carmen takes 1.5 hours. August in Playa del Carmen sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Tulum, La Isla Shopping Village
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Xcaret ©
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling


Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cozumel travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by taxi from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cozumel are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Galo Art Studio ©
Galo Art Studio