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12 Amazing Vacation Spots in Mexico

Best Places to Visit in Mexico

12 of the Best Mexico Vacation Destinations

Travelers go to Mexico to relax, explore places, and taste famous local food and drink, like; tacos, tortillas, burritos, tequila, and being the origin of chocolate. In this post, Let’s Explore Mexico’s fantastic natural and cultural diversity.

According to the World Tourism Organization reports, Mexico is the Latin American country with the highest number of international visitors ranked #10 worldwide. Believe it or not, 69 different languages are spoken in Mexico, like náhuatl, mixteco, and otomí. It is known for the richest linguistic diversity in the world. Here are the 12 amazing vacation spots in Mexico:

Tour in the rainbow place of Guanajuato

Set of photos from colorful town Guanajuato in Mexico photo via Depositphotos
Set of photos from colorful town Guanajuato in Mexico photo via Depositphotos

It is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage city. You will see busy plazas, colorful homes, and flamboyant colonial buildings. You can make a walking tour of subterranean streets and tunnels. Admire the charming architecture and cobblestone roadways.

Pick a souvenir or bite to eat at the vibrant Mercado Hidalgo. Arrive in October if you enjoy art when the famous Festival Internacional Cervantino takes place.

Take an adventure trip to Puerto Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta beach, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta beach, Mexico

A popular vacation destination with adventurous water sports, beautiful beaches, and stentorian nightlife. Located in Mexico’s Jalisco state on the Pacific coast. Adorned Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church is surrounded by plenty of bars, tasty restaurants, and boutique shops.

Go to El Malecon for clubbing and drinking, and has plenty of establishments to keep the party going all night long.

Cruise on Cozumel

Cruise Ship Cozumel
Cruise Ship Cozumel

The gorgeous island is famous as a port of call on many cruise itineraries. It is largely undeveloped because of the busy area around the popular cruise port—Palancar and Playa Mia Grand, to name a few famous beaches on this place. Diving is one of the reasons why travelers come to Cozumel.

Museo Subacuatico de Arte included several underwater sculptures as scuba diving hot spots. Mesoamerican Reef and the Chankanaab Eco Park features several interesting wildlife species and underwater caves for divers to explore.

Taste the culinary place of Oaxaca

Street Food in Oaxaca Mexico
Street Food in Oaxaca, Mexico

Drift from market food stalls and trendy eateries with colonial streets lined with shade trees. It is a vibrant market filled with artisan and appetizing aromas of food.

A unique place to visit and shop handicrafts and recipes carried down from generation to generation. Try to dip mineral baths at Hierve el Agua or wander the agave fields at a Mitla mezcal distillery.

Relax in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas Mexico photo via Depositphotos
Cabo San Lucas Mexico photo via Depositphotos

Mexico’s most deluxe hotels and top-notch golf courses. It is a party central in the Baja peninsula. To sunbathe on the beautiful beaches.

Nearby San José del Cabo, you may take a rest from Cabo’s engrossing beaches and loud nightclubs.

Take a beautiful backdrop on Acapulco.

Beach in Acapulco, Mexico via Depositphotos
Beach in Acapulco, Mexico via Depositphotos

It is a town on the Pacific coast famous for its beaches and resorts. It has a bay surrounded by high-rise resorts and residences with the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains as a backdrop. Guests come to enjoy the earsplitting nightlife, stay in the sun on the beautiful beaches, and discover the mountains.

La Quebrada cliff is also well known for its unique attraction; twice-daily cliff divers dive into a small cove from 40 meters high.

Make a desirable vacation in Cancun.

Cancun Mexico Beach - Best Beaches In Mexico
Cancun Mexico Beach – Best Beaches In Mexico

Located in the Caribbean Sea on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Cancun is popular for its astonishing beaches, resort accommodations, and nightlife. You can go to the Zona Hotelera, where the resort hotels, restaurants, and clubs are concentrated. While in El Centro you can see the traditional city center.

Mexican and Mayan cultural heritage, crystal-clear waters, and soft sandy beaches make your stay comfortable and exciting.

Visit the festive town of Merida.

Woman dressed as catrina with flower skull make up and big hat with feather for day of the dead photo via Depositphotos
A woman dressed as catrina with flower skull makeup and a big hat with feather for the day of the dead photo via Depositphotos

Merida is the largest city in Mexico’s wild and magnificent Yucatan peninsula. It is a great place to experience the weekly fiesta in the central portion parquet on Sunday evenings of this town. It can be hard to find a hotel with a place to park your vehicle. The city is surrounded by ancient temples, sacred cenotes, and colorful mansions showing Mayan and colonial culture.

It also has bountiful museums and art galleries. Hammocks, guayaberas (lightweight men’s shirts worn untucked), local baskets, pottery, and Panama hats are some of the central market items.

Take a deep breath in Playa del Carmen.

Playa del Carmen photo via Depositphotos
Playa del Carmen photo via Depositphotos

Known for its Euro-chic niche along the Yucatán Peninsula. Sophisticated European tourists relax at the beachside lounges, upholding this small enclave’s blossoming reputation as the place in Quintana Roo to see and be seen. When you are in the square and running parallel to the shore, several blocks worth of delicious eateries and quirky shops will welcome you.

Underwater depths of the Caribbean Sea Río Secreto, Xel-Há caters to history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts. Playa’s shore of white sand and blazingly turquoise water impress even the most selective beach bums.

Escape from the city and go to Tulum

Temple of Tulum photo via Depositphotos
Temple of Tulum photo via Depositphotos

Consider the relaxing soft sugary sand and lapping waves in Tulum. Hotel prices are reasonable between November and December. Enjoy the water sports, the hammocks, and ordering any food there is not. Bring a snack, a beach towel, an umbrella, and your own Frisbee. Enjoy the freebies’ complimentary bottles of wine, a free room upgrade, and up to $100 off of spa services.

It is cultivated an impressive parade of local and international chefs who have opened trend and rustic restaurants that spotlight some of the region’s most celebrated ingredients.

Discover the tiny Yucatán island of Cozumel

Beautiful sandy beach on Cozumel island, Mexico photo via Depositphotos
Beautiful sandy beach on Cozumel island, Mexico photo via Depositphotos

Cozumel’s glamour is so attractive that the shopping plazas along the waterfront stay congested much of the year. Try fishing or diving charter boat to discover the shallow reefs along the coast.

A peaceful beach where you can relax and do nothing. Hop to a local bar for some live music and the real skinny on this little island. Take a cruise ship in Cozumel’s coastal views.

Amazed by the authentic character of Puebla

Barrio de los Sapos by Another Believer via Wikipedia CC
Barrio de los Sapos By Another Believer – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, CC

It is a colonial city that sits southeast of Mexico City and is filled with 365 churches. Has astonishing Talavera pottery and sweet and spicy cuisine.

A must-try recipe called mole poblano which is made with numerous ingredients, including chiles, meat, chocolate, cinnamon, and garlic) and chiles en nogada (chiles stuffed with beef together with fruit like peaches, apples, pomegranate seeds, and walnut sauce). Travel to Callejón de Los Sapos to listen to live music.

Every place has distinct characteristics and uniqueness. We just need to explore the inside and out of it.

Mexico Travel and Tour Packages

To help you plan out your visit to Mexico, we listed places to visit and other unique activities in Mexico. We also listed some of the best travel deals, tour packages, and excellent flight deals and accommodation.

Searching for the best hotels, resorts, and affordable flights in the nearby Cities? Check out our list of cheap Mexico hotels and resorts via Agoda, Booking, or you may also see available Airbnb properties in the city.

Want more updates about new package tours and tourist spots in Mexico? Follow #TeamOutofTown, on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, Bloglovin, and Pinterest for more travel ideas.

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