Top 10 Tourist Attractions In Mexico Must See

Mexico has a very diverse attractions, not only a beautiful white sandy beaches such as Cancun and Acapulco that often graced American films. United Mexican States has a vast expanse of desert stretching, rainforest, remote villages with life that is still understated, the archaeological museum and the ruins of the Maya civilization that remarkable, old cities of the former colonial occupation, art galleries, high-rise buildings with its modern design, and the ranks of towering volcanic mountains. Arguably Mexico provides almost all the rides for everyone with a variety of interests.

Here are top tourist attractions in Mexico:

1. Acapulco

Acapulco BayThe city is best known as one of Mexico’s oldest and most famous beach resorts, which came into prominence in the 1950s as a getaway for Hollywood stars and millionaires. The locals and tourists can enjoy luscious and elegant scenery of the coastal area in Acapulco. The beautiful scenery will give you the best possible vacation to this coastal city. Many activities you can enjoy include deep sea fishing, snorkeling, a cruise along the Coyuca Lagoon, scuba diving on blue waters, or other highly recommended activities by the locals. Acapulco is situated on a deep, semi-circular bay and has been a port since the early colonial period of Mexico’s history. It is a port of call for shipping and cruising lines running between Panama and San Francisco, California, United States

2. Cancun

Cancun IslandCancun is a city in southeastern Mexico. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, and is one of the easternmost points in Mexico. Cancun is situated just north of Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort band known as the Riviera Maya. In this place, you will find the most amazing beaches with fine white sand scattered along the coast, blue sea stretches a bright sunny Mexico. Millions of people gathered in Cancun to experience an unforgettable honeymoon and all the beauty that Cancun has to offer. In Cancun, you can perform a variety of activities such as watersports, parasailing, snorkelling, jet skiing. In Cancun beach, you can also play volleyball. Diving and snorkelling are activities that are most desirable.

3. Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta beachPuerto Vallarta is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Mexico. You will be captivated by the beauty of the city, like many coastal regions, there are underwater caves that you can dive into and discover. There beautiful and luscious coral reefs under the sea will make you amazed. Some are drawn to this area due to the waves, more for the surfers out there. The popular attractions in Puerto Vallarta are numerous. From bullfights to art shows, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Other local activities you may want to try are learning to dance the Salsa or Merengue.

4. Cabo San Lucas or Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas Los Arcos.jpgCabo San Lucas is popularly known as “Los Cabos” in Mexico, a city located on the southern tip of Baja California peninsula. It is very beautiful place, it has become a world famous tourist destination attracting many people from around the world. The scenery will captivate you, and take your breath away. Many of the events happening in the city are weddings. Because of the scenery and the relaxing feel the tourists experience, many more couples decide to marry here. Try the many water sports like para sailing, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling or just simply relax and enjoy nature.

5. Chichen Itza

Chichen ItzaChichen Itza was founded by the Maya in 400 A.D. and is located in the north central Yucatan Peninsula. The site contains many buildings and temples of stone in various stages of preservation. The site is built in different architectural styles that show a cultural mix of Mayan and non-Mayan civilization. Chichen Itza is the most visited tourist destination in Mexico City and the most popular around the world. It is the actual temple pyramid of El Castillo. The significance of this temple is hidden in its unique astronomical design, with each face of the pyramid featuring 91 steps which added with the shared top step make 365 days of the year.

6. Cozumel

Cozumel beachCozumel is an island in the Caribbean Sea, has beautiful scenery and pristine sea water. Cozumel is a place where you can really relax and have a wonderful time. The island has more to offer than any other coastal city in Mexico because of the terrain and geography of the entire island. This is the most popular scuba diving and snorkeling destination in Mexico City. The stunning underground world was discovered in 1959 and is presumed to be the best diving place on Earth.

7. Copper Canyon

Copper CanyonThe Copper Canyon, located in the state of Chihuahua in Mexico, is a group of six canyons joined together in the Sierra Tarahumara range. There are so many things to do in Copper Canyon. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the canyon, you can also make an event out of getting to the canyons. You may hike, dirt bike, drive, and even go horseback riding when exploring the canyon. Of course, if you’re most of the luxurious type who just wants to take kin the beauty of the view, you can take the train. Another tourist attraction is the 807-feet tall Basaseachic Falls, the second highest waterfall in Mexico. For nature lover, copper canyon is must see.

8. Tulum

Tulum God of Winds TempleTulum is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are located on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Tulum was one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Mayas; it was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries and managed to survive about 70 years after the Spanish began occupying Mexico. Tulum has architecture typical of Maya sites on the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. This architecture is recognized by a step running around the base of the building which sits on a low substructure.

9. Mexico City

Mexico City Chapultepec CastleMexico City is the capital of Mexico and is popular with tourists as an ancient Meso-American city. Mexico City has a rich historical past, and these signs of its great past are almost everywhere to see. The Historic center of Mexico City (Centro Histórico) and the “floating gardens” of Xochimilco in the southern borough have been declared World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. Famous landmarks in the Historic Center include the Plaza de la Constitución (Zócalo), the main central square with its time clashing Spanish-era Metropolitan Cathedral and National Palace, and Delran, and ancient Aztec temple ruins Templo Mayor (“Major Temple”) are all within a few steps of one another. As one of important cultural center of the world, Mexico city also boast many museum.

10. Guadalajara

Mariachi bandGuadalajara is exotic destination in Mexico. Guadalajara is home of some of Mexico’s best known traditions, such as mariachi music and charros, or Mexican cowboys. Its similitude with western European countries mixed with modern architecture and infrastructure makes Guadalajara very attractive to tourists. One destination you may want to discover is the Plaza Tapatia, from the old structures, it will definitely take you back in time. Other possible attractions to experience could be the street performers like the mariachi bands performing for passer bys or enjoy free concerts in an open park by the State Band of Jalisco.

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