41 Best Pueblos Magicos (Magic Towns) to Visit in Mexico

Some of our most wonderful times stem from visiting the beautiful colonial Mexican cities and towns that you find outside the main tourist bubbles. That’s why visiting Mexico’s Pueblo Magicos is so magical!

Each one is unique, offering a slice of authentic life and rich history that you won’t find anywhere else. Exploring these towns is by far one of the best things to do in Mexico.

Todos Santos, Baja California Sur

The perfect place for surfers to ride the waves and chill, for artists to dream and create, and for nature lovers to hike and soak up the cacti-strewn scenery.


Its world-renowned marine wildlife tours. Loreto’s waters teem with sea creatures, and you’re practically guaranteed to see dolphins, whales, sea turtles and sea lions.

Loreto, Baja California Sur


Tecate, Baja California

Think hiking trails (40 miles), fitness classes, yoga sessions, three spas, educational workshops, concerts, an organic farm and cooking classes.

Photo: Rancho La Puerta



Best known for its silver, people travel from near and far to purchase Taxco’s silver wares and unique jewelry. In fact, it’s a great place to buy authentic Mexican mementos or souvenirs.



Be sure to wear your best walking shoes and pack plenty of water if you want to take on the 248 uneven steps to the top of the Pyramid of the Sun, the largest of the three pyramids.



It’s known for its cultivation of cut flowers and ornamental plants. Giant “carpets” of flowers are laid out on the streets and large flower sculptures are created.


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