Puerto Vallarta Escapades
One of the most well known vacation destinations in Mexico is Puerto Vallarta with its rich combination of attractions and activities ranging from white sand beaches to natural rainforests. You have options to take a cruise along Puerto Vallartas beautiful coastline and see its colorful marine life, venture into the jungles to see tropical wildlife or go dolphin and whale watching in Banderas Bay on board the 98-foot Bloodhound sailboat. Go scuba diving, snorkeling or kayaking for that ultimate water enjoyment. Otherwise a hiking, bus and walking tour can take you to other tourist attractions such as the Cathedral of our Lady of Guadalupe, the underwater park Los Arcos or the quiet seaside village of Boca de Tomatlan, Playa de los Muertos, the watersports hotspot Playa de Oro, the unique traditional town Rancho Capomo or the beautiful boardwalk Malecon. A Mexico vacation is always more exciting if you take a trip to Puerto Vallarta.
Touring the Best of Guadalajara
You will find yourself in the midst of rich Mexican culture when you visit the city of Guadalajara. This place does not have as many beach attractions as the other places but they have picturesque sceneries and a lot of mariachi bands during their unique festivals. The Encuentro International del Mariachi is a competition of local and international bands during the Independence Day on September 16 but expect daily shows and festivities throughout the whole month. Visitors to this city are treated to the best sightseeing, dining and shopping. Right within the city are historical architecture featuring beautiful 17th century and Victorian buildings plus interesting cathedrals. You are in for an exciting dining experience with several local restaurants to choose from featuring the unique flavors of Mexico. Beach lovers though can also have fun at the beaches of Guadalajara with its white sand and endless sunshine. Guadalajara is certainly a wonderful addition to your Mexico vacation.
Things to do in Cozumel
Cozumel, located south of Cancun and across Riviera Maya provides one of the most unforgettable diving and snorkeling experience in Mexico. Dubbed as one of the best diving destinations in the world, it has amazingly crystal clear waters and the worlds second largest barrier reef, the Palancar. Mexico vacations that include Cozumel afford you the opportunity to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Chichen Itza which is the capital of ancient Maya empire. There are several archaeological sites near Cozumel like Tulum that was the main Mayan port and is a unique walled fortress, Coba is located in the lush jungle forest with an authentic Mayan community that allows you a view of what life was during the Mayan civilization, Castillo Real which used to be the Mayan astronomical observatory and San Gervasio which was most visited by the Mayan women as it was a site dedicated to Ixchel, deity of midwifery, fertility, medicine and weaving. You will definitely need a lot of time at Cozumel with all these and more at Cozumel. Some other attractions for visitors are the water theme park Xel Ha, Xcaret which is called Natures Sacred Paradise, Chankanaab National Park, Playa Mia Grand Beach and the Punta Sur Ecological Park.
Across the Border to Tijuana
Take a San Diego trolley to the border and step across to the worlds most visited border city of Tijuana. Tijuana may just be very near the US but there are still a lot of exciting shopping with beautiful goods in array such as Mexican handicrafts, leather goods, cigars, silver, beadwork and jewelry at affordable prices at the famous Avenida Revolucion. Immerse yourself in the culture of Mexico and visit the Tijuana Cultural Center or Municipal Institute of Arts and Culture. InTry out something new by watching a Jai Alai game at the Jai Alai Fronton Palace, place a bet at the Greyhound race at Hipodromo Caliente or sit on the edge of your seat with the exciting though bloody bullfight at El Toreo de Tijuana and the Plaza Munumental Playas de Tijuana. Right in Tijuana you will experience the many colors and flavors of Mexico and it is something you should never miss.
When you want to go on a Mexico Vacations, make sure to include all sites and attractions in your itinerary. A very cheap flights will be memorable if you plan early and find out the best places to go to.