Route Suggestions - Morelia to Zitacuaro

by locahermanas, Monday, January 17, 2011, 09:14 (3968 days ago)

I'm wondering which route is better to drive, google maps gives two options. The "southern" route is less time/distance, but looks pretty scary with lots of squiggles, while the eastern route out of Morelia to Maravatio de Ocampo looks "flatter", but longer. Is the longer drive well worth the time?

First route = about 2 hours (152 km)
Second route = about 2 and 1/2 hours (177 km)

Route Suggestions - Morelia to Zitacuaro

by Scott ⌂, Mérida, Yucatán, Monday, January 17, 2011, 11:25 (3967 days ago) @ locahermanas

Take the toll highway from Morelia to Maravatio. This is the one that says "Carr Federal 15 de Cuota" on Google Maps. I assume that is the "northern" route that looks like it is out of the way, but it is most definitely quicker. The "southern" route that you see, the one labelled "Morelia-Toluca" and "Mexico-15", is fairly remote. Not a good place for you to be, unless you're specifically looking to take the scenic route and are well prepared.