Mexico Travel Overview
Mexico is a diverse place, and has a lot to offer to travelers. Whether you decide to visit the beautiful beaches famous around the world, historical cities from the times 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 it.
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, Morelia, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Veracruz, Merida in the Yucatan peninsula, among others. Acapulco, 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. Los Cabos in Baja California Sur has been a favourite get-away for Mexicans and Americans for years.
Archeological sites in Mexico are vast, one should keep in mind Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza, Palenque, El Tajin 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.