Por Expedia Team, el September 12, 2017

Los lugares que te harán volverte a enamorar de México

There are places that are unforgettable where we have lived and embraced memories that will be with us forever. Places that regardless of the circumstances of the moment remind us how beautiful and wonderful Mexico is and why we love it so much.

As it is the Mexican Independence season and remember the reasons why we are so proud to be Mexicans, we classified the 25 places that will make you fall in love with Mexico again. We analyzed thousands of posts on social networks to determine the main cities by the number of social posts that spoke of places to feel proud or in love with Mexico. Prepare to remember the best of this beautiful country and make a choice of the destination that you will visit very soon.

1- Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Cozumel, Quintana Roo.
Cozumel, Quintana Roo. Photo by: Cozumel Promotion Trust

“With a Mexican heart and a Caribbean soul, Cozumel is a paradise where tradition, flavor and joy come together. Famous worldwide for its coral reefs and its beautiful beaches and the folklore of its inhabitants, it makes it the ideal destination for honeymooners, who They want to enjoy colorful sunsets, walks on deserted beaches in the moonlight, swimming in its crystal blue waters and romantic dinners. ” – Pablo Aguilar, Promotion Manager Cozumel

There is a lot of logic and sense in this choice. Since, who is not going to fall in love again with one of the best beaches in Mexico? Surrounded by crystal clear waters at delicious temperatures, white and smooth sand, with sun that shines almost all year round. Cozumel Island is simply a paradise from end to end. If you go with your partner, friends or family, there are activities for everyone. Punta Morena Beach, Punta Sur Park, Sky Reef or Isla de la Pasión are required. If your thing is to walk a little, you can go to Plaza Central, the Museum of the Island or visit the Ruins of San Gervasio. Motorcycle riding, water sports, ecological visits, crafts are an important part of this beautiful place.

2 – Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur.
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur. Photo by: Shutterstock

Perfect place with all the elements to live a spectacular vacation and surrender love once again. Beautiful beaches and movie weather, that is, you can not fail in a place that has been growing rapidly in recent years. Space where the Sea of ​​Cortez and the Pacific Ocean meet, very close to the iconic Arch. Santa María Beach, Chileno Beach, Craft Center, Wirikuta Botanical Garden and of course you should go to Playa del Amor. As for nightlife, it would be a crime to miss Cabo Wabo, where the famous owner puts on the best parties. Would you like to ride a camel? Here you can do it. Dive or snorkel to see the reefs, ride an ATV or go sailing are some of the activities.

3 – Nautla, Veracruz

Nautla, Veracruz.
Nautla, Veracruz. Photo by: Flickr via Ralf Peter Reimann

It is also known as Río Bobos, it is located north of Veracruz. There, during the Independence of Mexico, a good number of the French community was received, so that today part of the population speaks the French language. In Nautla the roofs of the houses are distinguished by a tradition, that of the flake tiles. Although there are not many left, they are a symbol of the place. Here you must eat the delicious French Bread, which is baked in a banana leaf. Excellent place to relax and enjoy its surrounding beaches such as: Barra de Palmas, La Fantasía, Lechuguillas, Punta Delgada and Punta Morro, among others. Perfect for fishing.

4 – Mexico City

Mexico City.
Mexico City. Photo by: Shutterstock

The quintessential metropolis, heart of the Republic, full of contrasts, activities, parties, food, art and just a little bit of everything. A city where you will experience modernity and the quiet side. You can visit the Teotihuacán pyramids, climb to the top, fill yourself with energy, then go to Chapultepec, to the Historic Center where the Zócalo, Government Palace, alleys, Alameda Central, Palace of Fine Arts, and much more are. A few kilometers away you can see the imposing Monument to the Revolution. While you walk, enjoy their street snacks such as tacos de canasta, ‘guajolotas’ (tamale cake), sopes and all kinds of fritanga. Coyoacán is required on your visit, where you will see the local market and its quesadillas, the Casa de Frida Kahlo, just to name a few. Enjoy the Mariachi at Garibaldi,

5 – Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. Photo by: Shutterstock

In addition to beautiful beaches, it is internationally known for having been the scene of famous movies. Calm and warm waters make them a paradise, preserving a cologne touch. Its emblematic Malecon, in addition to being extensive and beautiful, is decorated with works of art. From there, the sunsets are simply incomparable. Right there is Playa Dorada, known for its golden sand, it is surrounded by restaurants and bars. Other beaches such as Mismaloya, Boca de Tomatlán, Las Animas or Yelapa are some of the recommendations. The gastronomic proposal is a safe bet, which is why it has important restaurants among which Mexican food stands out. If adventure is your thing, it is the ideal place, since you can practice water sports here. Kayaking, rafting, zip line or maybe a little hiking through the jungle or mountains to enjoy the beautiful landscapes. And to stay you will have a wide selection ofhotels in Puerto Vallarta . While there, don’t miss a trip to Guadalajara, one of the most recognized places in Mexico.

6 – Monterrey, Nuevo León

Monterrey, Nuevo León.
Monterrey, Nuevo León. Photo by: Flickr via iivangm

“La Sultana del Norte” is one of the three metropolises of the Mexican Republic, so it is modern, fun, happy with countless activities and places to visit. Its gastronomy is impeccable, highlighting the famous kid. Visit the Macroplaza, which lives up to its name as it is one of the largest in the world. It is surrounded by museums, parks and you do not want to miss a spectacular point, Faro del Comercio, a structure 70 meters high with spectacular lighting. Walk the Paseo Santa Lucía aboard a boat, navigate its artificial waters that end in the Fundidora Park, which is the most important steel foundry and visit the Museo del Horno 3, a great attraction in the city. The Sesame Street theme park, the culture and tradition of the Old Town or what about the Ecotourism Park, “Cola de Caballo”, waterfall (horsetail shape) over 25 meters high. At the end of the day you can relax in a hotel in Monterrey.

7 – Veracruz, Veracruz

Veracrruz, Veracruz.
Veracruz, Veracruz. Photo by: Shutterstock

It is one of the most privileged places in the republic, it has beautiful beaches, impressive boardwalk, traditions, music, art, just what you need to fall in love with Mexico again. Among the emblematic places is the fort of San Juan Ulúa, which served as protection from the constant attacks of pirates. Mocambo, beach with soft sand and moderate waves with which you will fall in love. Plaza Acuario Veracruz is a place for those who like marine life, in two dozen fish tanks you will experience the beauty of life under the sea. The Malecon, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, the Municipal Palace or the Old Harbor Captaincy. If you want to enjoy jarocha music, around Los Portales, you will love the marimba rhythm dances. Catemaco,

8 – Cancun, Quintana Roo

Cancun Quintana Roo.
Cancun Quintana Roo. Photo by: Shutterstock

Visited by tourists from all over the world, this piece of paradise must be on your “bucket list” as it is a phenomenon of nature and a privilege for the world. Blue-turquoise waters, white sand and bright sunshine dominate the Caribbean sea scene. Let’s start by saying that it has a large number of beaches around such as: Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Mahahual, Isla Mujeres, among others. The magic of its center with crafts, food and atmosphere are there for you; walk it on Kukulkan boulevard. To rest and relax, there are perfect places to stay in Cancun, with first class hospitality. Know Laguna de Nichupté, where a good number of animal species live. Near this paradise, there is another one, Cozumel, fall in love with it. Extreme sports and water activities are everywhere.

9 – Zacatecas, Zacatecas

Zacatecas, Zacatecas.
Zacatecas, Zacatecas. Photo by: De Jesús Ricardo Flores Márquez – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

A place with a dry and temperate climate, its name comes from the Náhuatl ‘zacatl’ (grass), “place where grass abounds”. Located in the north of the republic, its fame is born because it is a mining area declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Many of the mines have been set up to delight tourists, in the bowels you find restaurants, shops, etc. A cable car ride on the hill of La Bufa, you have to live. Stroll through its alleys and enjoy colonial architecture, art and paintings by renowned artists. You can not miss visiting the archaeological zone of La Quemada, the House of Crafts, the Old Bullring and relax with a walk in the General Enrique Estrada Park.

10 – Campeche, Campeche

Campeche, Campeche.
Campeche, Campeche. Photo by: Shutterstock.

Walled city that was once an important point of commercial exchange, with Spanish-style mansions, neighborhoods, temples and squares. With a warm climate, you will fall in love again. Visit the Edzná and Calakmul archaeological zone. A walk through the Historic Center will give you the opportunity to see the cathedral, Plaza de la Independencia, the Cultural Center or the Municipal Palace. Among the most beautiful and imposing walls are the Fort of San Miguel, Baluarte de San Francisco and Baluarte de Santiago. Fall in love with the crafts in Tukulná and the wonderful view from the Malecon. The gastronomy is spectacular, so there are first-class restaurants that will delight you. Discover why it is called the mysterious city, because under its foundations there are caves and underground galleries.

11. San Miguel De Allende, Guanajuato

San Miguel de Allende.
San Miguel de Allende. Photo by: Secretary of Tourism of Guanajuato.

“San Miguel de Allende is a captivating destination, the perfect mix of colonial atmosphere with very modern spaces envelop you in a cosmopolitan experience, with its options of traditional dishes, signature cuisine, art galleries, relaxation sites, outdoor activities free and a unique atmosphere of exclusivity “. – Guanajuato Tourism Secretary

12. Pachuca, Hidalgo

Pachuca, Hidalgo.
Pachuca, Hidalgo. Photo by:   AlejandroLinaresGarcia – Own work, GFDL,

13. Mitla, Oaxaca

Mitla, Oaxaca.
Mitla, Oaxaca. Photo by: Shutterstock.

14. Hermosillo, Sonora

Hermosillo, Sonora.
Hermosillo, Sonora. Photo by: De Alvaro Dioni – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

15. Mazatlán, Sinaloa

Mazatlan Sinaloa.
Mazatlan Sinaloa. Photo by: By Stan Shebs, CC BY-SA 3.0

16. Colima, Colima

Colima, Colima.
Colima, Colima. Photo by: Shutterstock.

17. Guadalajara, Jalisco

Guadalajara Jalisco.
Guadalajara Jalisco. Photo by: Shutterstock

18. Merida, Yucatan

Merida Yucatan.
Merida Yucatan. Photo by: Flickr via Jorge Andrés Paparoni Bruzual

19. Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas

Tuxtla Gutierrez.
Tuxtla Gutierrez. Photo by: Flickr via 16: 9clue

20. Chetumal, Quintana Roo

Chetumal, Quintana Roo.
Chetumal, Quintana Roo. Photo by: Shutterstock.

21. Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca
Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca. Photo by: De Juan Porter – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

22. Chihuahua, Chihuahua

Chihuahua, Chihuahua.
Chihuahua, Chihuahua. Photo by: From the Mexican Filming Commission from Mexico City, MEXICO – Divisadero, Barrancas del Cobre, Chihuahua, CC BY-SA 2.0

23. San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí

San Luis Potosi. San Luis Potosi.

24. Xalapa, Veracruz

Xalapa, Veracruz.
Xalapa, Veracruz. Photo by: Flickr via Alejandro Ocaña

25. Nogales, Sonora

Nogales, Sonora.
Nogales, Sonora. Photo by: Flickr via Jim Greenhill

These recommendations have everything to fall in love with Mexico, choose and get ready to live the adventure knowing these wonderful places. Whether it is the top 10 or the rest of the destinations, they all have the magic you need to rest and have fun.