Mexico is by far one of the most preferred tourist locations for both American and foreign tourists. From the cultural bonanza of its states and cities in the interior to the sands of its wide range of paradisiacal resorts on the Pacific and Caribbean, there are many things to see here.
What sets Mexico apart from other tourist locations around the world is not only the fact that it’s easily accessible, culturally enriching and beautiful, but it also provides lots of options that can satisfy the demands and budget of any tourist. No matter if you want to come here to relax on the beautiful sandy beaches or to explore, here are some of the highest rated attractions you can visit and have a vacation you’ll never forget.
Cancun, Riviera Maya (Isla Mujeres and Cozumel
If you’re the type who loves to stay on the beach all day, relax and sip from a cocktail, then Cancun is by far one of the best places you certainly need to visit. Not only that, but the neighboring locations, such as Isla Contoy, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Holbox and the Puerto Morelos (fisherman village) are visited by more than three million tourists a year and offer incredible insights on the life of the locals. That only goes to show how unique and simply breathtaking these location really are.
On the other hand, if you love water activities, then you need to visit the state of Quintana Roo. Scuba diving, snorkeling, but also jet skiing are all available here and if you love diving, then the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System should definitely be on your list of places to visit when coming to Mexico.
Acapulco is the largest balearic location in Mexico and is also the home of the largest beach you’ll ever have the chance to visit. In fact, the popularity of this place was ignited in the nineteen fifties when millionaires around the world and Hollywood superstars would come to spend their vacation here.
If you’re the type who loves being surrounded by millionaires, superstars and good music, this is one of the top destinations you should visit while in Mexico. Parties take place here almost every day and the nightlife is simply amazing. You’ll certainly never get bored here no matter if you’re alone or with your friends.
Guadalajara is an excellent urban vacation spot that’s also a cultural center where you can witness various cultural events, book fairs, film festivals and let’s not forget about the beautiful mariachi music. Are you a sports fan and would like to get that adrenaline pumping? If so, then you’ll be happy to know that Guadalajara is the home of one of the most well known soccer teams in Mexico.
For those who love the nightlife more than anything else though, Guadalajara won’t disappoint them. They can enjoy listening to the best Mexican hits while drinking real tequila in the city where the popular drink was actually born.
Baja California Sur: La Paz and Los Cabos
Known for its blazing temperatures and incredibly beautiful features, Baja California Sur is the place where Mexico’s oceans and desert meet. If you’ve never been to Los Cabos, you should know that the only way you can get here is by plane and this makes it a really great destination for those who want to get out of the eye of the public.
This is especially true for superstars, businessmen or public figures who make up for the majority of people who visit this place. Given the fact that the Pacific Ocean is one side and the Sea of Cortes lies on the other, you get the feeling that you’re actually on a faraway island that no one knows about.
There are plenty of high end spas, beaches and resorts here as you may expect and the weather is almost perfect regardless of the time of year you plan to visit. If you’re the type who loves the cultural aspect of any destination you visit, a visit to the Museum of History and Anthropology is going to make you feel like home.
Located in the state of Chihuahua, the Copper Canyon is one of the most popular places in Mexico where you can experience the Copper Canyon Railway that runs through almost 400 miles of canyons. It’s an experience that can be enjoyed over the course of fourteen hours and it’s filled with breathtaking scenery and views.
If that’s not enough, then the eight hundred and seven feet tall Basaseachi Falls will certainly quench your thirst for adventure and amazing natural scenery. This is the second highest waterfall in Mexico and one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. It’s a must that you visit it if you want your vacation in Mexico to be absolutely perfect!