You may go for the beach. But Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon sculptures and art will tempt you away from your beach chair! Free tours and ArtWalk also make the city a mecca for art lovers.
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Quick Mexico information:
About: Located in the continent of North America, Mexico covers 761,610 sq. miles (1,972,550 sq. km), making it the world’s 13th largest country
Population: 128+ million
Language: Spanish (but English is widely spoken in tourist destinations)
Currency: Mexican peso, but US dollars are accepted in most places
Capital city: Mexico City
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Here are 55 awesome things to do in Mexico! Snorkel at the Cancun Underwater Museum. Shop for silver in Taxco. Taste mezcal in Oaxaca. See a different side of Mexico.
With stalactites, stalagmites and pools of water shining an unearthly blue, some Riviera Maya cenotes are wondrous underground cathedrals. You can swim inside them!
Have you heard of the chocolate pudding fruit? Here are 17 delicious and unique Mexican fruits to try when away and at home, plus tips for eating them.
Bursting with Baroque churches and gardens, the colonial cities in Mexico are beautiful! Queretaro, Taxco and Guanajuato are among the best.
The moment we first saw a massive whale shark glide slowly by? Wondrous. You can swim with whale sharks in La Paz, a 2-hour drive from Cabo.
With 6 pools and 23 restaurants at your fingertips, this Cabo resort is a crowd-pleaser. See our Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach review for the complete scoop!
What’s the Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach all-inclusive cost? There are 3 Pueblo Bonito all-inclusive plans. The Deluxe is the most flexible.