México is one of the most important turistic countries to visit in the world. In México you can find cultural traditions of a mix-up Mesoamerican-European cultural expresions.
Here you can find the top 10 iconic things to do in México
Marietas Islands in Nayarit:
Considered an ecological reserve, you will have to swim under some rocs to reach the beautiful “playa del amor” beach hidden inside the island. You can also travel to sayulita, a magical place, surrounded of nature and beautiful beaches.
Hierve el agua in Oaxaca:
Oaxaca is one of the must-go places of all Mexico, with a vast gastronomical offer in almost every town in the state, Hierve el agua is one of the many places to visit, being a system of petrified waterfalls, formed by calcium carbonate, the waterfalls are of natural origin and were formed thousands of years ago; must mention, a perfect place for panoramic pictures.
Bellas artes Palace in Mexico City:
Considered as one of the most renowned opera houses in the world, this cultural venue is located in the heart of Mexico City, known to be house of the most important manifestation of arts in México. You can not miss the Folkloric Ballet every Wednesday and Sunday on this monumental palace.
Teotihuacán in Estado de México:
Probably one of the most iconic touristic places to visit close to Mexico City, Teotihuacán is a large archaeological complex that was home for one of the biggest pre-columbian cultures in Mexico. With multiple temples and buildings, the Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Quetzalcóatl Temple, stand out as imposing images across this ancient ruins. Climbing to the top of the Sun Pyramid to receive the solar energy is one of the principal attractions in this magical place, along with other activities that you can perform nearby like taking a flight in a hot-balloon across Teotihuacan.
The Sumidero Canyon National Park is one of the main tourist attractions in Chiapas, the most southern state of Mexico. Chiapas is known for its beautiful jungles, the many ancient mayan ruins and temples, and because of its vast cultural diversity; however, the Sumidero Canyon represents part of the great ecological wealth and impressive landscapes of Chiapas as one place you cannot pass by.
Contemplate the majesty of the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain System, from the comfortable seat of a train! The Chepe, is the only touristic train that travels through the state of Chihuahua connecting with the state of Sinaloa, visiting different climates and landscapes, such as forest, deserts, dunes and their famous copper cliffs. A 350 km ride that you wont forget any time soon.
Tequila Train in Jalisco
And if you can’t go to Chihuahua, probably you might travel to a magic place where the most famous Mexican drink is made: Tequila.
traveling to this folkloric town has an additional attraction you can also go there by train, doing a route designed by two of the major Tequila Brands. You can choose between the Jose Cuervo Train or the Herradura Train, the first will take you directly to their factory and the second one will take you to Herradura Hacienda outside town. You will enjoy a pleasant tour in one of the biggest tequila companies of Mexico, incredible mariachi shows, typical food from the region and of course, you will drink a lot of tequila!
Guanajuato Tunels and San Miguel de Allendes Cathedral:
If you like culture, museums, history and good food, Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende, are two places you can visit when you travel to Mexico. Guanajuato is where Mexico independence started, and is full of stories and and legends. You can travel first to San Miguel de Allende and fall in love with its beautiful streets, colors and large flea market. By night, you can have some great food at different rooftops all around the city center, and visit the big church built in red quarry.
Afterwards, you should go to Guanajuato, the city of tunnels, and have some typical enchiladas mineras. You can also visit the famous inquisition museum and the very well preserved mummies, don’t be afraid, if you behave everything will be just fine! The theater of the city is known as one of the most beautiful in the world. Guanajuato nights are also famous due their walking tours, during which you will get to know several of the old streets, squares alleys and legends of this colonial city, including the famous Callejón del Beso and enjoying the music of the best student musicians in Guanajuato.
On the Caribbean coast, the city of Tulum has Mayan ruins by the sea, sandy beaches and underwater caverns. To the northeast, the town of Cancun is known for its nightlife, lots of famous restaurants and tours every single day to Isla Mujeres, a small island with coral reefs, and a magical aquamarine sea. With a coast line of more than 350 miles, surrounded by jungles and cenotes (deep wells of water) and the best beaches of all the Caribbean, Quintana Roo is without question one of the best travel destinations in all Mexico.
Chichen Itzá in Yucatán:
Chichen Itzá is a world-famous complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico's Yucatán peninsula. A huge stepped pyramid, known as El Castillo, the principal tourist attraction in the region, part of an ancient city, which prospered from around 600 AD, until the thirteenth century. Graphic stone carvings survive in structures such as the ball court, the Temple of the Warriors, and the Wall of Skulls. At night, light and sound shows illuminate the sophisticated geometry of the buildings, and despite the Pyramid is no longer available to be climbed, this attraction remains as one of the 7 wonders of the World.