Top Things to See in Mexico


Travelling around Mexico is pure joy! It's a land full of diverse landscapes, rich culture and amazing food! Overall it is a great destination for single and couple travellers, as well as for family holidays. Here is my list of the Top Things to See in Mexico:

1. Mexico City

Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City

Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City

Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City
Top Things to See in Mexico - Mexico City

WHAT TO DO: Explore the historical center of Mexico City, visit one of the markets (La Merced, San Juan, Sonora), take photos of the Palacio de Bellas Artes, the Chapultepec Castle and of the Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, enter the Museum del Templo Mayor, walk through the Chapultepec Forest, Park Lincoln or Park Mexico, shop souvenirs 

HOW LONG TO STAY: 3 days

2. Teotihuacan

Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan
Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan
Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan
Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan
Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan
Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan

Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan
Top Things to See in Mexico - Teotihuacan

WHAT TO DO: Explore the famous pyramids such as the Pyramide of the Sun and the Pyramide of the Moon

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

3. Tequila Farm

Top Things to See in Mexico - Tequila Farm
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tequila Farm
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tequila Farm
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tequila Farm
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tequila Farm
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tequila Farm

WHAT TO DO: Watch how tequila is made; Shop different tequila drinks

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

4. Oaxaca

Top Things to See in Mexico - Oaxaca
Top Things to See in Mexico - Oaxaca
Top Things to See in Mexico - Oaxaca
Top Things to See in Mexico - Oaxaca
Top Things to See in Mexico - Oaxaca
Top Things to See in Mexico - Oaxaca

WHAT TO DO: Eat in one of the lively restaurants at night; Visit the ethnobotanical garden, Have a look at the Benito Juarez Market

HOW LONG TO STAY: 2 days

5. Montealban

Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban

Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Montealban

WHAT TO DO: Enjoy the views over Oaxaca, enter the historical museum

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

6. San Cristobal de las Casas

Top Things to Do in Mexico - San Cristobal
Top Things to Do in Mexico - San Cristobal
Top Things to Do in Mexico - San Cristobal
Top Things to Do in Mexico - San Cristobal
Top Things to Do in Mexico - San Cristobal
Top Things to Do in Mexico - San Cristobal

WHAT TO DO: Enjoy the bars and clubs in San Cristobal, take photos of Templo de Santo Domingo, ascend to the Mirador de la Escuela Sol Maya

HOW LONG TO STAY: 2 days

7. Chamula - The Indian Village

Top Things to See in Mexico - Chamula
Top Things to See in Mexico - Chamula
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Chamula
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Chamula
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Chamula
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Chamula

WHAT TO DO: Walk through the village; Shop hand-crafted souvenirs; Visit the vegetable market

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

8. Agua Azul

Top Things to See in Mexico - Agua Azul
Top Things to See in Mexico - Agua Azul
Top Things to See in Mexico - Agua Azul
Top Things to See in Mexico - Agua Azul
Top Things to See in Mexico - Agua Azul
Top Things to See in Mexico - Agua Azul

WHAT TO DO: Hike along the river through the jungle; Swim in the turquoise water of Agua Azul; Buy souvenirs 

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

9. Sumidero Canyon

Top Things to See in Mexico - Sumidero Canyon
Top Things to See in Mexico - Sumidero Canyon
Top Things to See in Mexico - Sumidero Canyon
Top Things to See in Mexico - Sumidero Canyon
Top Things to See in Mexico - Sumidero Canyon
Top Things to See in Mexico - Sumidero Canyon

WHAT TO DO: Take a boat trip; Watch the crocodiles 

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

10. Palenque

Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque
Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque
Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque
Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque
Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque
Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque

Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque
Top Things to See in Mexico - Palenque

WHAT TO DO: Visit the ruins

HOW LONG TO STAY: half a day

11. Tulum

Top Things to See in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to See in Mexico - Tulum

Top Things to Do in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Tulum

Top Things to Do in Mexico - Tulum
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Tulum

WHAT TO DO: Take photos of the ruins; Take a swim in the ocean; Watch iguanas

HOW LONG TO STAY: 3 days

12. Cozumel

Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel
Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel
Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel
Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel
Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel
Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel

Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel
Top Things to See in Mexico - Conzumel

WHAT TO DO: Take a swim; Enjoy beach life; rent out a cart and drive around the island; visit the turtle farm; Go ziplining

HOW LONG TO STAY: 3 days

13. Isla Mujeres

Top Things to See in Mexico - Isla Mujeres
Top Things to See in Mexico - Isla Mujeres
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Isla Mujeres
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Isla Mujeres
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Isla Mujeres
Top Things to Do in Mexico - Isla Mujeres

WHAT TO DO: Try delicious fish food; Dance in the night clubs; Take a swim in the ocean

HOW LONG TO STAY: 2 days

Well, as you see, there is a lot to do and see in the land of Tequila and Tortillas! ;) I hope you will enjoy your stay!


Over to you: Have you been to Mexico? Would you add anything to this list? Let us know in the comments below!


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