Exploring The Mayan Country- Mexico

Well, Mexico is famous for its beautiful natural resources like beaches, forests, deserts, and landscapes. Definitely, it would be a nice option if you are planning to spend this vacation in Mexico because there is a lot to explore here includes many UNESCO World heritage sites, notable architecture, colonial cities and number of natural resources. You have to feel what this city has to offer for you. Here are some must-visit places in Mexico

1. Mexico City

Address: Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

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Mexico City Photo

This is the most populous city in North America and has historical significance. This is the most visited city in Mexico by tourists. This city would attract you with various Cultural museums, restaurants, nightlife entertainments, and parks. The important places you should not forget to visit are The Zocalo Square, La Cathedral, El Angel Monument, Historic colonial Arts district, National Museum of Anthropology, Papalote children's Museum, Chapultepec Park and Zoo and lot many attractions awaits you in this vacation.

2. Gran Cenote

Address: Quintana Roo 109, 77796 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico.

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Gran Cenote Photo

This is a beautiful and famous limestone Cenote in Mexico. Its crystal clear waters enable you to see the marine life easily without snorkeling & all. This is one of the favorite diving spots of tourists in Riviera Maya. It suits for swimming and snorkeling too. The cool and warm atmosphere helps you to relax for a while.

3. The Marieta Islands

Address: Marietas Islands, Mexico.

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The Marieta Islands Photo

Marieta Islands are family friendly and popular for scuba diving, snorkeling, and Kayaking. This Island lies in the federal waters and you must visit the amazing Marieta Islands National Park enables you for snorkeling through coral reefs, whale watching etc. Explore the beauty of Hidden Beach in this Island with white sand and clear blue waters.

4. Copper Canyon

Address: Copper Canyon, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Copper Canyon Photo

The Copper Canyon got its name due to the copper color of the Canyon walls. It has six varieties of Canyons in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains. This area allows you to enjoy the beauty through hiking, horseback riding, biking, travel through train etc. This area is beautiful with various flora and fauna. And you have to visit Copper Canyon National Park, Basaseachic Falls National Park to get into the deep beauty of Copper Canyon.

5. Isla Holbox Island

Address: Calle Calcetoc Número 318, Manzana 54, Lote 36, Departamento A SM50, 50, 77533 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Isla Holbox Island Photo

This Island is located in Yucatan Peninsula; Mexico is included in the YummBalam Nature Reserve. This Island is rich with varied marine species including sharks, sea turtles and a favorite spot for bird watchers. As a part of protecting the environment, vehicles are not permitted to enter into this Island. The other interesting areas you must visit are Punta Coco beach and Holbox village. This area is suitable for Kiteboarding even for beginners.

6. Chichen Itza- One of the new 7 wonders of World

Address: Yucatan, Mexico.

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Chichen Itza- One of the new 7 wonders of World Photo

Chichen Itza is a Mayan Complex located in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. It is well known for the Large Pyramid temple. Chichen Itza, a name means "the mouth of the well of Itza", it grows from around 600 A.D to 1200. A .D. It is a symbol of economic & political Mayan civilization. It is rich with its Monumental architecture and sculpture. The most attractive monument in this site is "Caracol". Temple of Warriors, Wall of Skulls, Ball court structures etc. adds beauty to this place.

7. Los Cabos

Address: Coral Mar Condominiums Pok-Ta-Pok Avenue Lot 23, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Los Cabos Photo

Here you can see the amazing views where the desert meets the sea. The major attractions in this area are sport fishing, kayaking, Canoeing, golf courses and beautiful resorts with great amenities. Apart from these, you can visit art galleries, large cathedrals, sculptures, Parish Church etc. Over 1 million people are visiting this place from the US itself every year.

8. Acapulco

Address: Acapulco, 31, 77508 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Acapulco Photo

Acapulco is famous for beautiful white sand beaches and nightlives. This is a beach resort town and largest beach in Mexico. It was a famous playground for celebrities once. Here you can enjoy the golfing, Lagoon tour, horseback riding, baby turtle release tour, various nature parks and wonderful nightlife with world-class dinners.

9. Guanajuato

Address: Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Guanajuato Photo

This Mexican city is famous for Colonial architecture, narrow alleys, tunnels and included in UNESCO World Heritage site list. Guanajuato city is famous for Festival Internacional Cervantino taking place annually. The famous painters named Olga Costa, Diego Rivera and Jose Morado were born here. Here you can visit the Juarez theatre, Quixote Museum, Mummies of Guanajuato, San Diego Church and Jardin de la Union.

10. Puerto Vallarta

Address: Calle Puerto Vallarta, Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Puerto Vallarta Photo

Puerto Vallarta is a resort town attracts tourists with its beautiful beaches, night clubs, and water sports. The top places you should visit here are Los Arcos Marine National Park, Boca de Tomatlan- fisherman villa, the beautiful botanical gardens, colonial buildings and so much to explore in this amazing resort town.

11. Oaxaca

Address: Oaxaca, Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Oaxaca Photo

This city is famous for its cultures and traditions. You would be surprised by seeing the old colonial buildings and mostly made with green volcanic stone. It has been under the list of UNESCO World Heritage site. Various archaeological sites, colorful streets, city of Monte Alban, Zocalo Square and delicious food & drinks await you in Oaxaca.

12. Merida, the White City

Address: Calle 37 519, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico.

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Merida, the White City Photo

Merida, the energy capital of Yucatan, is rich with its colonial heritage. This city is notable for its neatness, nothing wrong in calling it "White City". There are lot many sites you have to visit once you are in Merida are The Plaza Grande, Uxmal Pyramid, Progresso fishing town, Celestun beach town and enjoy the Mayan Cuisine and nightlife.

13. Playa Del Carmen

Address: Playa del Carmen, Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Playa Del Carmen Photo

This is one of the must-visit areas when you are in Mexico and extremely beautiful with coral reefs and palm-lined beaches. This is a favorite scuba diving destination. Quinta Avenida (5 the Avenue) is the major tourist spot over here. You would be also interested in the restaurants, night clubs, cafes, and all-inclusive resorts.

14. Izamal City

Address: Izamal, 210, 77519 Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

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Izamal City Photo

Yzerman is also known as "Yellow city" because of the yellow painted buildings. This is also known as the city of hills of pyramids. The top things you can do here are a visit to Kinich Kak Moo Pyramid, Hoctun Cemetery, The convent etc.

15. Akumal - The place of turtles

Address: Paseo Akumal, 514, 77535 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico.

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Akumal - The place of turtles Photo

Akumal beaches are known for white sand beaches, coral reefs, swimmable lagoons, and rich sea turtles. Swimming with turtles is one of the major interesting activities that you can do here. Snorkeling is a popular water sport activity here and there are ecological parks also must visit.

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