7 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

7 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quintana Roo vacation planner
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Fly to Cancún International Airport, Drive to Puerto Juarez
Puerto Juarez
— 1 night
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
— 2 nights


Puerto Juarez — 1 night

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.
Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Playa del Carmen — 3 nights

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 Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site & Cenotes Sac Actun) and La Isla Shopping Village (in Cancun). 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 catch the ferry to Cozumel.
Theme Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Cozumel — 2 nights

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 ferry from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel takes 1.5 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.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Quintana Roo travel guide

Scuba & Snorkeling · Zipline · Theme Parks
One of Mexico's 31 states, Quintana Roo features a long Caribbean shoreline dotted with numerous modern tourist resorts, as well as small settlements preserving their traditional way of life and resisting the pitfalls of mass tourism. Cancun remains one of the most popular places to visit in Quintana Roo, but this area also boasts many less-crowded destinations made for vacationers seeking a bit of tranquility and lots of sunshine. The state also encompasses several islands, sheltering a varied native wildlife and serving as cozy retreats for anyone wishing to spend their Quintana Roo vacation fishing, diving, snorkeling, and basking on pristine sands.