Mexico Travel – 4 Must-Visit Locations

Things To Do In Mexico City - Mexico Travel - 4 Must-Visit Locations

Mexico is filled with must-visit locations. A perfect, affordable oasis, there is a lot to love in Mexico from Cancun to the Yucatan. The one fear for tourists is that they can’t drink the water in Mexico. Drain cleaning and filtration are not up to standards.

Many tourists recommend sticking to bottled water that is purified.

Boiling water is an option, too. But once you overcome the water issue – and it’s a major concern – you’ll be able to visit all of the beautiful locations Mexico has to offer.

Mexico Travel – The best places to visit:

1. Mexico City
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico, and it’s one of the largest cities in the world. A perfect place for city lovers, Mexico City has an entire distract that is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it has some of the best cuisine in the world, too.

Affordable and safe, this city has 60 municipalities.

It’s recommended that you visit the Federal District to really take in all the city has to offer. You can also visit some of the top destinations, including:
• National Museum of Anthropology
• Palacio de Bellas Artes
• Chapultepec Castle

There’s plenty to do in Mexico City, and many of the hotels provide you with bottled water for safe drinking.

Mexico Travel - 4 Must-Visit Locations

2. Oaxaca
Mexico’s Oaxaca, pronounced wa-HAH-ka is a state in Mexico and a capital city. You’ll find ample shopping at the many markets that fill the streets, including market food stalls and artisan tables.

Foodies will appreciate the markets in Oaxaca.

Considered a culinary capital, Oaxaca may be known for its food, but there’s a lot more to the capital than just food. Rich in history, you’ll also be close to many historical activities, including:
• Templo de Santo Domingo
• Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
• Monte Alban

And while you’re immersed in the history that’s hidden away in Oaxaca, don’t forget all of the great activities that you can find in The Zocalo. A main square, Zocalo has cafes and eateries where you can kick back, watch locals and take in the sights and smells.

3. Zihuatanejo
If you’re determined to leave the big city behind you, Zihuatanejo is exactly what you need. A resort city, the destination is considered a Pacific paradise filled with friendly people and beautiful beaches.

You’ll be surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, seafood restaurants and marine life.

Zihuatanejo was once a fishing village with not much to do, but a lot has changed. The city has a few must-do activities, including:
• Lay on the beautiful Playa la Ropa beach
• Take in the sunset at Zihuatanejo Bay
• Visit Ixtapa Island

Paseo de Pescador also offers a beautiful pier and boardwalk that you can visit. Ixtapa Island is also available to visit and provides a secluded oasis for everyone to enjoy.

4. Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is hip, and if you’re into bar culture, there’s no better place to visit. This getaway is close to Playacar, known for its world-class golfing. Food is a must-eat in Playa del Carmen, and it has been named the best beach paradise in Mexico.

Playa del Carmen has a lot to do, too:
• Enjoy a day of fun at the Xplor Theme Park
• View local wildlife at Xcaret Eco Theme Park
• Explore the caverns in Rio Secreto

Playa del Carmen is an experience of a lifetime with places to explore, visit and enjoy. There’s secret beauty behind every corner in Playa del Carmen.

About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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