Mexico Vacations
A Rainbow of Colors


Mexico Vacations have been with me for eternity. Since I arrived in Mexico at age 15, many years ago for a short visit and later settled for a year and met the love of my life, we have been going back to Mexico several times a year for many, many years.




Mexico Map showing important cities and regions

Mexico Map showing important cities and regions


Mexico is an amazing country

The landscapes are outstanding; Mexico has beaches on both ocean and attracts tourists by the millions, not only from the neighbors on the north, USA and Canada, but from the whole world. You may find a direct flight to Mexico City, Acapulco or Cancun from practically every important city in Europe and South America, and even from Asia.

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Typical Mariachi will delight you wherever you go

Typical Mariachi will delight you wherever you go




To write about Mexico you need so much space that I am going to divide it by regions. 

But Mexico is not just beaches. Mexico is big cities, colorful small towns, volcanoes, forests and health resorts, all accompanied by the music of Mariachis and the Mexican Food loved by everybody in the Planet.


La Quebrada in Acapulco Mexico

La Quebrada in Acapulco Mexico


Acapulco Guerrero

  • La Quebrada – The cliff divers at La Quebrada is one of Acapulco’s main attractions and the spectacular sunsets.
  • Barra Vieja Beach – Is a popular small beach
  • Capilla de la Paz – This Chapel of Peace is known for its 130 foot cross
  • Sinfonia – A building that once was a meeting place for the city's high society, now hosts a variety of concerts.
  • CiCi Acapulco Magico – This is a water park very popular among children.
  • Playas Caleta y Caletilla – Two of the most known beaches in town. They are relatively quiet.


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Isla de la Roqueta in Acapulco Bay

Isla de la Roqueta in Acapulco Bay


  • Isla La Roqueta – You may reach this small island with a glass boat. It has very nice beaches and a restaurant.

  • El Fuerte de San Diego – This an old Spanish Fortress turned into a museum
  • Centro Cultural de Acapulco – This is Acapulco’s art center, rotating exhibits for the benefit of tourists.
  • Bahia de Puerto Marques – This is a picturesque bay great for swimming and wáter sports.
  • Tres Vidas – This is a golf course, one of the best in Acapulco.
  • Playa Revolcadero – It is one of Acapulco's best beaches and home to many luxury hotels.
  • Old Acapulco – The old area of Acapulco, remains unchanged for decades.
  • Playa Condesa – This is one of the most famous beaches on Acapulco.
  • Acapulco Botanical Garden – The Jardin Botanico de Acapulco is a peaceful and charming place.


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Gorgeous Waterfalls in Chiapas Mexico

Gorgeous Waterfalls in Chiapas Mexico


Chiapas Mexico

  • San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Palenque attractions – Chiapas
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez attractions - Chiapas
  • Chiapa de Corzo attractions - Chiapas
  • Comitan attractions - Chiapas


Beautiful Cuernavaca in the State of Morelos Mexico

Beautiful Cuernavaca in the State of Morelos Mexico


Cuernavaca Morelos

  • Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco – The oldest known fortress in Middle America
  • Robert Brady Museum – This museum is located on Casa de la Torre with a collection of decorative arts.
  • Palacio de Cortes _ This fort once served as home to Hernan Cortes and features some Diego Rivera frescos.
  • Catedral de la Asuncion – The Cathedral of the Asencion is considere done of the oldest in the Americas.
  • Cuernavaca Country Club – Visitors may use this fabulous gold course for a fee.


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Museo de Cuauhnahuac in Cuernavaca Mexico

Museo de Cuauhnahuac in Cuernavaca Mexico

  • Museo de Cuauhnahuac – This Cuernavaca Museum has exhibits on pre-Columbian and indigenous culture.

  • Plaza de la Constitucion – This is the heart and soul of town with vendors and bands playing Mexican Music.
  • Borda Gardens – These large gardens dating from the 18th Century were visited by Emperor Maximillian.
  • Jardin Botanico y Museo de Medicina Tradicional y Herbolaria. It is a museum of herbal and traditional medicine.


The renowned Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara Jalisco

The renowned Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara Jalisco


Guadalajara Jalisco

  • Teatro Degollado – It is a great old theater, fully refurbished in central Guadalajara offering concerts and plays.
  • My Ego Spa a new concept in spas for men and women who want to restore their bodies after a day of stress.
  • Palacio de Gobierno – This 18th Century building contains many murals of famous painter Jose Clemente Orozco.

  • Bosque de la Primavera - Forest of the Spring is great for hiking and bid watching
  • Instituto Cultural Cabañas – Built as an orphanage in the early 19th century, features a murals by Orozco

  • Zoologico Guadalajara – Located in a ravine, this zoo features about 2,000 animals



The new cable car in the Guadalajara Zoo

The new cable car in the Guadalajara Zoo

  • Parque Chapalita – A local park full of local artists selling their art at attractive prices.

  • Expo Guadalajara – This massive Covention center holds many Latin American events year round.
  • La Rojena - Jose Cuervo Distillery home of famous Tequila.
  • Museo Regional de Ceramica de Tlaquepaque – It features modern day and historic ceramic pieces.


El Parian in Guadalajara Mexico

El Parian in Guadalajara Mexico

  • El Parian – This the center square of Tlaquepaque. It is also a center of Tapatian Music or music from Jalisco.

  • Regional Museum of Guadalajara – This museum documents the history of Western Mexico
  • El Trompo Magico - The Magic Top is a lovely chidren’s museum.
  • Plaza Tapatia – This a seven block plaza full of stores and people.


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Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

Mexico City Tourism

  • National Museum of Anthropology – This is the most extensive of his kind in the world. A real must…

  • Palacio de Bellas Artes – This historic marble building is the city’s top performance hall and art museum.

  • National Palace – The Palacio Nacional includes a famous panoramic mural of Mexican History by Diego Rivera
  • Catedral Metropolitana – This is the largest and oldest Cathedral in Latin America.
  • Ballet Folklorico de Mexico _ Besides the Bellas Artes Palace, it performs in other venues of Mexico City.



Zocalo of Mexico City one of the world's largest squares

Zocalo of Mexico City one of the world's largest squares

  • The Zocalo in the historic center is one of the largest plazas of the world and the city’s # 1 attraction.

  • Chapultepec Park – This 1,600 acres park is very popular with families with children.
  • Museo del Templo Mayor
  • Museo Mural Diego Rivera – It features Rivera’s most famous mural "Dream of a Sunday afternoon in the Alameda". 
  • Central University City Campus – Better known as the UNAM or Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
  • Xochimilco – This is a lake where families rent a Chalupa and are taken around while enjoying music and food.


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Castillo de Chapultepec in Mexico City

Castillo de Chapultepec in Mexico City

  • Castillo de Chapultepec – This 18th Century Palace served as home to Mexican Presidents until 1939

  • Cuicuilco – This is an ancient archaeological site dating back to 500 BC.
  • Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec – Open since 1920 is a lovely zoo famous for its Russian Pandas.
  • San Angel – This is a neighborhood known for its narrow cobblestone streets.


Veracruz is Mexico's most important port in the Gulf of Mexico

Veracruz is Mexico's most important port in the Gulf of Mexico


In the following pages we write about

and many more Mexican cities and Regions where to spend your well deserved Mexico Vacations.



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