Mexico is a great destination, and has a lot to offer to travellers. Whether you decide to visit the beautiful beaches famous around the world, historical cities from the time of the Spanish colony and archeological sites of cultures such as the Maya, Olmeca and Azteca among others, beautiful national parks in deserts, mountains and forests, or just hang out in one of the modern cities, you will enjoy Mexico holidays any time of the year.
Highlights in Mexico are the capital city of Mexico City, Monterrey, with its beautiful colonial buildings and Guadalajara. For colonial cities one should visit Oaxaca, Morelia, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Merida in the Yucatan peninsula, among others.
For beaches, some of the best, most unspoiled are located on the Oaxaca coast, particularly Zipolite and Puerto Escondido. Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen located at the Riviera Maya, Mazatlan, Manzanillo, Ixtapa and Puerto Vallarta among others, are the place to be for all fun loving creatures. The peninsula of Yucatan offers an ideal mix of Maya culture, great weather and some of the world's best snorkeling and diving in places such as Cozumel and Cancun located at the Riviera Maya. For a truly Mexican experience, the city of San Cristóbal de las Casas in Chiapas offers a view of the indigenous Mayan peoples in a beautiful colonial city. Los Cabos in Baja California Sur has been a favourite get-away for Mexicans and Americans for years.
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Archeological sites in Mexico are vast, one should keep in mind Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza, Palenque, El Tajin and Monte Alban among just a few.
For those looking for an active vacation, Mexico offers golf courses, scuba diving and lots of mountains to go hiking in, including cloud rainforest in Chiapas.
Chichén Itzá is the most important archaeological place of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and one of the most visited tourist destinations in this Country. It was granted World Heritage Site status in 1988 by UNESCO World Heritage Site and was short time ago selected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Teotihuacan known as the City of the Gods, is an Aztec archeological site 40 km northeast of Mexico City. Náhuatl for "the place where men became gods", Teotihuacan is the place where you can find some of the largest ancient pyramids in the world. According to legend, it was at this point where the gods gathered to plan the creation of man.
Cancun, placed to the southeast of Mexico, is the most important tourist destination, and also it is the most visited and most luxurious resort: over 2 million people arrive here yearly. The local environment is amazing and the sea here is ideal for swimming and water activities. Nearby are some of the most fantastic archaeological wonders of Mexico.
The best of features culture, history and amusement for kids. The city has unique monuments and scenes that confront the passage of the years.
If you want tranquility, peaceful days to enjoy the sand and the sun, Cancun brags some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Mysterious, peculiar and still immersed in his traditions, the door is for whoever wish to enjoy simple beauty and the culture of the Mayan world
The city offers an immense colonial architecture, comprising the Santo Domingo Temple, the Rufino Tamayo Museum of Prehispanic Art, etc.
The fort of San Diego is the most excellent historical monument of the Acapulco harbor and the more important fort all along the Pacific Ocean.
It is a beautiful historical and colonial city, popular not only for being a gorgeous colonial city with baroque temples and magnificent mansions.
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