Discover 65 Amazing Things to Do in Mexico

Along with those alluring beaches, Mexico is home to 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, colorful colonial cities, ancient Mayan ruins and countless cenotes.

Here, we’ve rounded up an epic list of the 65 best things to do in Mexico. Next time you go to Mexico, you’ll want to experience some of these fun Mexican activities!

Swim in a cenote

Some cenotes are like small lakes in the jungle, where you can enjoy cliff jumping. Others are wondrous caverns with stalactites and stalagmites.


One of the best activities in Morelia we did was this day trip – where we rode horses up the mountains to witness the gathering of these beautiful butterflies.

Marvel at millions of monarch butterflies


Witness the Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead  (Dia de los Muertos) is a multi-day festival at the beginning of November that celebrates the lives of loved ones who’ve passed away.


Swim with whale sharks

They’re not actually sharks but fish – the largest fish in the world. And swimming with these enormous but gentle creatures should be on everyone’s Mexico bucket list.


Snorkel or dive at the Cancun Underwater Museum

The biggest underwater museum in the world, it has some 500 life-size sculptures and installations submerged underwater in the Cancun National Marine Park.


Photo: MUSA

See the Mummy Museum in Guanajuato

At the Guanajuato Mummy Museum, see some 100+ real mummies dug up from the nearby cemetery in the 1800s. Some are still wearing their socks.


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