Mexico: A Magical Country to Explore Online
Mexico is a large country, with more history, culture, and natural beauty than you could absorb in just one visit. The Internet is a wonderful resource for planning a trip to Mexico. Book airline reservations and hotels, find the best tourist attractions, determine the best time to go, and figure out how to get around Mexico once you arrive. Then visit online chat rooms and forums to find tips and tricks for saving money while traveling as well as read firsthand reviews of cities and attractions.
Before you plan your trip to Mexico, the following resources can help you learn about the country. Figure out where you want to go by researching what Meixcan cities, beaches or ruins appeal to you most. You'll also learn about Mexican culture and history through these sites.
- Mexico has a wealth of things to do and see for every budget and interest. Advance research can help you make the most of your time and money.
- A great way to plan your trip to Mexico is to coordinate your travels with the festivals that take place throughout the year. Doing so will ensure that you make the most of Mexico's cultural offerings while providing you with cheap and interesting travel experiences.
- Try to experience the parts of Mexico beyond the touristy spots. You'll be rewarded with a true taste of the country and its culture.
For an overview of Mexico ...
, a site for the independent traveler, features great articles and information about lesser known festivals and travel destinations in Mexico.
is the perfect place to start your research about everything having to do with Mexico. Learn about destinations, where to stay, things to do, events and festivals, and more.
is a user-friendly site that covers the major cities and beach areas as well as archeological sites and tourist destinations. The two blogs provide an inside perspective with practical local knowledge and a look at current affairs.
is the place to go for a quick lesson on the country's geography, population, entry requirements, and more. What really steals the show, though, are the 360-degree panorama shots of dozens of Mexican locations.
For printed travel guidebooks ...
is one of the best online travel guides, and its Mexico coverage is no exception. The site has forums, travel advice, cultural and tourist information, and much more.
's features comprehensive coverage of Mexico organized by top destinations such as Cozumel, Oaxaca, and the Caribbean Coast. Each destination is presented with sights, restaurants, hotels, and things to do during your stay.
is geared toward the backpacker and independent-minded traveler. It's a popular site with students, but its excellent articles and tips can be useful to any traveler.
For the best Mexican beaches ...
is an independent travel guide with a good page on Mexico's finest beaches. Learn the best time of year to go, and get some insider tips you might not find on other sites.
's is a well-respected travel site with an informative section on the best Mexican beaches. There are no pictures, just quality information and lively descriptions.
has the visual goods: a beautiful slideshow of the site's top Mexican beaches will have you yearning for the sand between your toes.
's travel pages are consistently reliable and detailed, and they have great coverage of Mexican beach resorts. Though the site doesn't provide individual listings of beach resorts, it does give detailed information about Mexico's various regions to help you look for resorts according to the region that bests suits your interests.
For Mexico's ruins and archeological sites ...
has an excellent introduction to the ruins of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. Start with the map of archeological sites for a bird's-eye view. Each location links to a full description with photos or a map of the site.
focuses on the archeological parks, pyramids, and ancient cities in Mexico. The site does a great job of putting each attraction in context with information on highlights, getting there and around, nearby places and points of interest, and local climate and weather tips.
For walking tours in Mexico ...
is a site with lots of information about visiting Oaxaca, a beautiful state (as well as city) in Mexico. Take the detailed walking tour outlined on the site, starting from the Cathedral and ending at the Market of the Artisans.
My Walking Tour of Acapulco
is one man's ode to a place he obviously loves. Fred Meulemeester has created a walking tour of Old Acapulco and shares it here, complete with map and photos.
For information about when to go to Mexico ...
has a small but helpful section on the best time of year to go to Mexico that takes into account the high and low seasons, weather information, and festivals.
has a calendar of events taking place in Mexico throughout the year, organized by season and month. Thinking of going to Mexico in August? Consider the Paracho Guitar Festival, the Mushroom Fair of San Juanito, or several other surprising options.
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