In my mind there is no doubt that Mexico is one of the world’s greatest travel destinations. From the crazy parties of Cancun, to the busy streets of Mexico City, with all the natural and ancient wonders in between, there is something here for everyone. The ancient Aztec and Mayan ruins speak for themselves, among countless other places to visit. Mexico has some of the world’s most unique diving spots; desert wells that open up to giant caverns teeming with wildlife. Further more, Mexico has the third highest mountain in the continent as Orizaba falls less than a 1,000 feet short of Africa’s Kilimanjaro. Unfortunately this great country has had its reputation ruined by the drug war which has given the country some of the highest murder rates in the world. Although the cartels are some of the most ruthless people on earth, I don’t believe they have any desire or reason to direct resources to target travelers. So with that said, to me traveling to Mexico is like visiting any other nation in my opinion. Use common sense and you’ll likely have an amazing adventure!
As the largest city in the world, you can only begin to imagine all the opportunities of Mexico City. Mexico City offers everything you’d expect in a big city; from modern skyscrapers, nightlife, world class museums, luxury, adventure, and some of the best history in the country.
Nicknamed the City of Eternal Spring, Cuernavaca is known for its perfect year around weather. Several of Mexico’s movie stars and elite take up residence in Cuernavaca. As this area was recognized as important region dating back to the Aztec period, you can also find several historical places of interest.
Taxco is one of Mexico’s most beautiful and picturesque cities. Famous for its hills and old fashioned cars, Taxco is also filled with art, museums and beautiful cathedrals. Originally the city became rich off the silver mines in the area, so Taxco is one of the best places in the world to purchase silver and jewelry.
2,000 years ago, Teotihuacan was one of the world’s largest cities. Peaking with a population of over 1250,000 people, Teotihuacan will forever be the New World’s great city before the arrival of Europeans. The remains of Teotihuacan are some of the largest pyramids in the New World, large residential complexes, and several mystical statues and relics.
The famous Rio Grande is what separates Mexico from the United States. From movies and stories to the controversy of the drug trade, the Rio Grande is a place of natural beauty and danger.