In this corner of Mexico you will find paradise on the beaches of the Riviera Maya; emotion visiting the jungles and waterfalls of Chiapas; freedom swimming in the cenotes of Yucatan and Quintana Roo; history in the Magical Towns of the region and in some of the most beautiful cities in the country; Mayan culture in amazing archaeological sites such as Calakmul, Palenque or Chichén Itzá; Amazing flavors in the cuisine of Yucatan or Campeche... And even crazy spirit and fun in Cancun and Playa del Carmen! Discover this sensational corner of Mexico, touring the states of Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Campeche and Chiapas, stopping at least in the following places:
Probably the great unknown, the northeast of Mexico awaits however some of the most authentic landscapes, cities and towns in the country. From the spectacular mountains, forests and waterfalls scattered throughout the Sierra Madre Oriental to the dry landscapes of the huge Chihuahuan desert. To brighten up your palate, “regia” and “potosina” food stand out, with very characteristic and unique flavors of Mexican cuisine. And to please your ears, there will always be a northern band playing on the street, the radio or the nightclub. Come to this less traveled corner of Mexico and give yourself the opportunity to meet the beautiful people of Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosí.
Central and pacific-southern Mexico contain hundreds of amazing places: sites of different pre-Hispanic civilizations; historic colonial cities; volcanoes, mountains and forests full of life; wonderful beaches, as much or even more "chingonas" than those at the Riviera Maya... There is room for everything here, even for lakes with phosphorescent plankton and petrified waterfalls... Not to mention a culture with which every human being instantly falls in love. The people of Veracruz, Oaxaca, Puebla, Guerrero, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Querétaro, State of Mexico and the rest of the states of this part of Mexico will accompany you on your route and will make sure you enjoy it, with its good vibes, its rhythms... And with its wonderful dishes! Although everything is delicious in Mexico, the gastronomy of Puebla and Oaxaca stand out. These are some of the places you must stop on this route:
There are probably hundreds of amazing places on this route that covers the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora (we do not include Baja California here). I did not know much because I was running out of my visa and I was heading fast to the US. Even so, I fell in love with this coastal zone, west and north of the Pacific, including the Gulf of California, with its beaches, agave landscapes and deserts. Once again, its people and the regional dishes of each corner contributed a lot to it. Here are some top places...