Best Mexico Vacation Ideas

Best Mexico Vacation Ideas#1:

A wonderful Mexico vacation idea is a visit to see the colorful Monarch butterflies in their nesting grounds. Two of these areas are open to the public, El Rosario and Chincua. Both are located halfway between Mexico City and Guadalajara, about a day's travel from the city of Morelia.

These beautiful black-and-orange butterflies mass together by the millions making an incredible spectacle. Mex Mich Guias is a cooperative that can take you on a guided excursion through the butterfly nesting grounds.

Best Mexico Vacation Ideas #2:

Matamoros is a charming Mexico vacation destination just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, TX. It is full of Mexican history and culture. You can visit the Casamata Museum, the last remaining fort in northern Mexico.

The Main Plaza and City hall were built in 1800 and is a great place to relax and enjoy the many wonders of the area.

A popular shopping experience is Juarez Market with over 100 shops and dates back to 1873. Matamoros is also home to the popular Bagdad Beach, center stage for the Festival of the Sea.

Best Mexico Vacation Ideas #3:

If you are thinking about a luxury vacation in Mexico, a stay at Las Mananitas may be just what you are looking for. This is a luxury hotel that is considered to be both sumptuous and relaxing. It is located in the high end city of Cuernavaca at 5,000 feet above sea level.

The climate here is so nice that Cuernavaca is referred to as the City of Eternal Spring. Nearby is one of the most important temples of the Pre Hispanic Tlahuica Culture, Teopanzolco Archaeological Site, or the Cuauhnahuac Regional Museum which was built in 1533. Also nearby is the Borda Garden, home of numerous art exhibitions, music concerts, conferences and a wonderful site museum.

Best Mexico Vacation Ideas #4:

Copper Canyon is a huge area in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. It is actually a system of several good size canyons that is one of Mexico’s natural wonders. Copper Canyon draws visitors from around the world.

This is a cheap outdoor vacation idea where you can explore a beautiful natural environment and experience the local Mexican culture. You need to have an experienced guide when you head out into the Copper Canyon.

Canyon travel is one of the companies that operate tours here. They have great rates that keep your expenses down. Uno Lodge is their private eco-lodge located a mile high on a canyon rim providing a stunning view of the river below.

One of the unique features offered by Canyon Travel is their own private Pullman Passenger Railcar that rides at the end of the commercial Chihuahua Pacific Railway train. This allows their visitors to relax in style on deck chairs, snack and sip margaritas as the train transports them to the lodge across the rugged and spectacular mountain terrain.

Best Mexico Vacation Ideas #5:

Tulum, Mexico
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Tulum, Mexico, a town about 100 miles south of Cancun, is a popular vacation spot for several reasons. The main attraction is the old Mayan Ruins located nearby in the jungle. These ancient ruins are famous because they are so well preserved.

They are located at the top of a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea so visitors can enjoy a spectacular view of the water as well as the lush tropical jungle. The town of Tulum also has an excellent beach with beautiful turquoise water perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

The beach has a steady but gentle wind that is favorable to kiteboarding and sailing. For certified divers, the area around Tulum has a number of caverns that are popular with cave divers.

There are modern hotels here so you can enjoy the amenities you expect on a vacation yet the area offers ample opportunity for those seeking some real peace and quiet during their vacation.

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