Can you say “road trip”?
I love the warm weather. I like to pack a small backpack along with the tent and just figure out a place to go. And I definitely think of “road trips” every single time I want to plan a vacation. Just give me a car, a map and let me drive and explore new places.
If you’ve already done the most famous road trips in your own country or just want something different how about planning some road trips in Mexico this year ?
Just fly to Mexico City and then drive the Central Loop. It’s a 1280 km (about 800 miles) itinerary which will take you in places where you can experience the “real Mexico”. It can take between 6 and 9 days, depending on how many stops you make along the way and whether you decide to stay in a place more than just a day.
If you’ve got a limited time on your hands, fly into Cancun and then drive the Yucatan Peninsula & Ruins Loop. It’s a 925 km (about 575 miles) itinerary and you get to see the major sights in the area. It can take from 5 days to 9 days, depending on what stops you decide to make.
The Northern Loop is great for those who want to cross the border at Brownsville, TX. It’s a 1700 km (about 1000 miles) itinerary and will take between 7 and 10 days.
Another good option is driving the Pan American Highway , which will also take you in Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica.
Remember that you’ll need insurance once you cross the border. And expect delays. Don’t rush to get to sight and drive carefully. If you are too tired, make a longer stop in a place. You’ll definitely find a lot of things to explore and many dishes to try.