Top Places to Visit in Mexico

Mexico City

Mexico cityKnown as the capital of the Mexico, Mexico City is considered as one of the largest cities of the world. It consists of many ethnic groups from all over the world. This city is very important from many perspectives such as political, cultural and educational center in Mexico. It is also known as one of the essential financial centers in Latin America.

Acapulco

AcapulcoLocation of Acapulco is on a semi circular bay on the pacific coast. Acapulco is a very famous destination for spring breakers. Acapulco came into fame by 1950 when it became an escape point for the millionaires and Hollywood celebs. It is the original Mexican resort town. To watch city’s famous La Quebrada Cliff is the most interesting thing to do which throw 147 feet into a shallow inlet. These impressive cliff jumps are really a treat to watch though nowadays these divers are professionals. There is an enormous view which can be watched from a platform of the cliff top or from nearby restaurants. It’s a very famous destination for US college students.

Oaxaca

OaxacaIt’s a very popular destination to visit in southern Mexico situated in a valley below the Sierra Madre Mountains. This city is very famous for celebration of a festival called Dia de los Muertos which is celebrated in many parts of Latin America. These festivals are since thousands of years to represent indigenous culture like Aztec and Zapotec. One of the popular festival say day of the dead festival starts from the end of October when the families make tombs for return of the spirits. By this time the families decorate the tombs and home altars with flowers and offerings are left at the cemeteries for the spirits. Beautiful archaeological sites, splendid atmosphere and pleasant climate are some reasons that attract the tourists.

Los Cabos

los CabosLocated in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, Los Cabos is regarded as the marlin sport fishing capital of the world. Los Cabos has speedily attained popularity and now it is considered as one of the best places to explore in Mexico. It is a lively 20 mile beach area with white sandy beaches, bars, restaurants, luxurious resorts and other beautiful attractions to visit. Los Cabos is divided into two areas namely Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. Around two million visitors visit Los Cabos Every year. It is renowned for its fishing activities and golf hotspots.

Guanajuato

GuanajuatoLocated in the mountains of Sierra de Guanajuato, there lies a beautiful colonial city of Guanajuato. This city is just next to the one of the richest silver mining areas of Mexico founded in 1554. This city consists of 16th century mining boom which led to the construction of astonishing haciendas and beautiful colonial buildings. Guanajuato must be visited during October when festival Cervantino is there. This festival consist of serious cultural extravaganza with orchestras, modern art, Mexico City punk bands, ballet folklorico and mariachis. You should also take a visit to Mummy museum and San Miguel de Allende.