Mexico

Price point levels scaled for a 7-day visit for a couple and anchored on research and personal experiences.

$ - up to $1500
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$$$ - $3000 -$5000
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Price Point
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Language(s)

Spanish

Currency

Peso

Reported for the US traveler with foreign countries rankings based on the US State Department's travel advisories.
Safety
Exercise Normal Precautions

Reported for three representative cities within the destination via Weather Spark.

Climate (°F)
Summer Avg. (°F) Winter Avg (°F)
North
Central
South
Outlets
Type-A
Type-B

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Mexico is during the dry season between December and April, when there is virtually no rain. The coolest months are between December and February, although temperatures can still reach averages of 82°F during the dry season. The wet season begins in the south in May and lasts until October.

  • Wet Season: May – October
  • Dry Season: October – April

Fun Facts

  • Mexico has 10-12% of the world’s biodiversity, making it the fourth most biodiverse country in the world
  • Chocolate originated in Mexico, where the Aztecs and Mayans first cultivated the cacao plant thousands of years ago
  • Mexico is known for its beautiful cenotes—natural pits or water-filled caves that are popular swimming spots for tourists
  • Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the dead. Before colonization, it was celebrated in the summer, but now it falls around the same time as Halloween
  • The Great Pyramid of Cholula in Cholula, Mexico is the largest pyramid in the world— it’s even larger than the pyramids of Giza

Bucket-List Activities

  • Visit Frida Kahlo’s house. Iconic artist Frida Kahlo passed away 60 years ago but her work is still celebrated around the world (Mexico City)
  • Take a train through Copper Canyon (Los Mochis)
  • Swim with whale sharks (Isla Holbox)
  • Have a shamen cleanse your aura (San Cristobal de las Casas)
  • Sip on tequila (Tequila)

Natural Wonders

  • Copper Canyon (Los Mochis)
  • Sumidero Canyon (Chiapas)
  • Monarch Butterfly Reserves (Michoacán)
  • Mesoamerican Barrier Reef (Cancun)
  • Cenotes and underground rivers (Yucatan Peninsula)
  • Sotano de las Golondrinas (San Luis Potosí)
  • Pico de Orizaba (Veracruz)

Major Attractions

  • Metropolitan Cathedral (Mexico City)
  • Copper Canyons (Los Mochis)
  • Tulum (Yucatán Peninsula)
  • The Day of the Dead (Oaxaca)
  • Chichen Itza (Yucatán)

Native Foods

  • Chilaquiles (fried tortilla strips with spicy tomato sauce)
  • Pozole (traditional soup)
  • Tacos al pastor (pork tacos)
  • Tostadas (flat taco)
  • Chiles en nogada (stuffed poblano chiles)
  • Elote (street corn with cofija, chile power, & lime juice)
  • Enchiladas (tortilla stuffed and smothered with savory sauce)

Major Cities / Airports

  • Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
  • Cancún International Airport (CUN)
  • Guadalajara International Airport (GDL)
  • Tijuana International Airport (TIJ)
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