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The Top 5 Unique Places To Visit In Mexico

Mexico is a vacationer’s paradise, full of beautiful sites and locales like the wonderful beaches of Playa del Carmen and Puerto Vallarta. Moreover, Mexico is also home to some of the best historical sites and ruins, lush green jungles, and rich and exciting culture. If you are looking for a different kind of vacation, then here is a list of the top unique places to visit in Mexico.

Mexico City’s Historic Center

The Centro Historica is the historic center of Mexico City. Built on the site of the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, the magnificent district is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for historical museums, parks, monuments, and more.

And there are multiple ways you can explore the area. Have a leisurely walking tour around Zocalo and Paseo de la Reforma, or you can book a Segway or bike tour of the city for a faster way to travel. Explore the area in all its glory on a night tour, and enjoy the excellent tacos, tamales, and other street food tours of the city.

Moreover, you should check out Tenochtitlan Templo Mayor, The Palacio de las Bellas Artes, Metropolitan Cathedral, and others for which the historic center is known.

Cancún and the Mayan Riviera

The Cancun region is quite popular for its beaches. From spring breakers to people looking for a simple and easy day at a beautiful beach, Cancun is a place that fits the bill for many.

However, it isn’t the only beach in the area. The Riviera Maya region is just south of Cancun city and is known for its small resort towns such as Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and others. And booking a private tour of the area is the best way to explore the area. You can start with Tulum, explore the ancient Aztec ruins, and learn the history of the ancients who built the foundation and its culture.

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta – the gem of the Bay of Banderas. A beautiful seaside area that is beautiful indeed but has less of a crowd thronging the shore. That makes the experience seamless. However, there is a way you can make it even better. Book a private yacht tour for a day of sightseeing and relaxation.

Explore the natural wonders of Banderas Bay, and enjoy the water activities such as snorkeling or paddleboarding. Moreover, you can even drop by the local fauna, such as bright and colorful fish, sea turtles, and even playful dolphins. The worn-out souls can spend a day in the sun lounging on the yacht’s deck with a refreshing drink, and an assortment of snacks nearby.

Ixtapa

Ixtapa Island is a quaint little paradise perfect for those looking to experience the joys of a unique adventure. Booking a day tour of Ixtapa Island is the ideal way to explore the area. You can check out the three different beaches, and appreciate the local marine wildlife.

Snorkel in the shallow bay, or spend the day lounging in a deck chair, enjoying the sea breeze and the warm sun. And for the more adventurous vacationers, the lagoon nearby is the perfect place to encounter crocodiles, iguanas, and several sea turtles local to the area.

Cozumel

With so many great beaches to its name, Cozumel is an adventurer’s haven. Cozumel National Park is an underwater national park that offers its guest a three-hour scuba diving course, made up of two dives, with a certified trainer.

There are several reefs in the area, such as Colombia and Palancar, perfect for new divers. Guide here can instruct you on how to operate your gear, before taking you for the first dive into the sea. After, you can relax and enjoy the Cozumel region by lounging on a boat, before embarking on your next dive.

There are many unique things to do in Mexico, depending on what you fancy. From history lovers to adventure seekers, Mexico has the perfect vacation activities for everyone. However, if something new and different is what you are after, this list is the perfect place to start.

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