Mexico lies just south of United States of America and north of Belize and Guatemala. It is one of the most preferred tourism destinations in the world. It has been recognized as seventh most visited place in entire world and attracts over 20 million visitors from around the globe every year. Every average tourist will find numerous places of his or her interest here.
Prominent cities of significant tourist interest in Mexico include Mexico City, Acapulco, Cancun, Guadalajara, Monterrey and Mazatlan. Most of these cities are immensely popular among tourists and are rich of places of tourist interest. In this way, these are able to cater tourists of all types of interests. When in this amazing country, get ready for a unique traveling experience.
The capital, Mexico City, is among the top three biggest cities one may find anywhere in the world. It is a splendid tourist destination as well and offers numerous places of interest to the visitors. It is full of buildings built with colonial architecture, museums, Aztec ruins, parks and avenues of shopping. This enchanting city is also renowned for its splendid nightlife for being dotted with numerous clubs and bars.
Cancun is among the most popular beach destinations in entire world. Its crystal clear waters, countless recreational facilities and buzzing partying atmosphere make its beaches popular throughout the world. Tourists throng to this amazing place throughout the year. Tourist inflow is at its peak during spring when climate is most favorable for tourism.
Mexico is much more beyond its serene beaches, for which it is particularly famous. Its pre-historic sites such as Chichen Itza, El Tajín, Guanajuato, Ek Balam, Teotihuacan and Uxmal etc are worth mentioning in this regard. These places are renowned for their Mayan ruins, especially the pyramids. It is worthwhile to consider visiting at least a couple of these places.
Mexican landscape is pretty vast and quite intriguingly, consists of mountains, plains, plateaus, rainforests and desert etc. Numerous regions in this country are renowned for their natural beauty. Copper Canyon, Monarch Butterfly Breeding Sites, Sea of Cortez and Sumidero Canyon are examples of such immensely beautiful places here.
These places offer countless avenues of eco-tourism. Eco tourism in the form of visiting butterfly breeding sites and watching its wide range of birds and animals like pelicans, flamingos, whales and other animals in wild is pretty popular here. Mountain rail ride in Copper Canyon is another interesting adventure as the railway line operates at a height over 8000m above sea level!
One would not regret paying a visit to these places as these places offer an experience of a lifetime. Tourists can also enjoy surfing, sea kayaking, scuba diving and snorkeling at a number of places here. They can even visit volcanoes and go for trekking in Baja California and visit splendid cave paintings there. In fact, these cave paintings are dated thousands of years back and offer a splendid sight. When in Mexico, do not forget to taste its mouth watering cuisine, beer and other local drinks.