9 days in Belize City & Cancun Itinerary

9 days in Belize City & Cancun Itinerary

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Belize City, Belize
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Cancun, Mexico
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Belize City, Belize

— 2 nights
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at St John's Cathedral and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Belize City day trip tool.

San Francisco, USA to Belize City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Belize City is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Belize City reach 89°F and lows reach 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Cancun.

Things to do in Belize City

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

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Cancun, Mexico

— 6 nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Subacuatico de Arte and Galeria Balance Cancun. Visit Playa Delfines and Playa Tortugas for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Playa del Carmen (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Vidrio Soplado Mexicano, &more). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and see the interesting displays at Mayan Museum of Cancun.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Belize City to Cancun takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belize City to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

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