Places to visit in Mexico

Discover our guide to the most exciting, memorable and inspiring places to visit.

Baja California

Baja California

Experience year-round sunshine, sugary white-sand beaches and translucent seas teeming with marine life, including nurseries of gray and humpback whales.

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Riviera Maya

Caribbean coast: Riviera Maya and Holbox

Mexico's Caribbean Riviera Maya offers family-friendly holidays on golden beaches with watersports and Mayan ruined temples. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Palenque

Chiapas, San Cristobal and Palenque

This stronghold of indigenous lifestyle boasts jungles, rivers, canyons and lakes as backdrop to traditional settlements and some fine pre-Columbian ruined temples.

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Colonial and silver towns

Visit former silver mining towns set among starkly beautiful hills, which share a heritage of baroque churches, leafy squares and pastel-washed houses.

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Copper Canyon

The seemingly endless Copper Canyon cuts a swathe through the barren desert, offering views of some of the continent's most spectacular mountain scenery.

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Uxmal

Mérida, Chichén Itzá and the Yucatan

Explore pretty colonial towns, soft white-sand beaches and sacred Mayan temples hidden in lush, tangled jungles

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Mexico City

Mexico City is mind-bogglingly huge. Wander through secretive lanes to a monumental cathedral, admire the arty colonial quarter of Coyoacán or relax in the shady Chapultepec Park.

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca

Visit Oaxaca, Mexico’s vibarant historical centre of arts, culture and gastronomyy.

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Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit

Situated on the curve of the Pacific coast’s Bahia de Banderas is the busy town of Puerto Vallarta, overlooked by jungle-clad mountains and flanked by dozens of golden sand beaches.

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Southern Pacific Coast

The Sierra Madre mountains lend a dramatic backdrop to the southern Pacific coast of Mexico, where white-sand surfer beaches, lively seaside towns and world class resorts combine to make this a favourite winter retreat.

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