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Top Tourist Destinations In Mexico

The allure to visit Mexico extends across oceans, continents and national borders. Mexico is famous for its excellent weather, affordable but luxurious resorts, and beautiful beaches. From white sand beaches to the mountains, Mexico is host to a wide range of natural wonders and breathtaking sights that draw tourists like a magnet. There are Mayan ruins, majestic mountains, volcanoes, and an amazing variety of tropical fish, animals, amphibians, lizards and sea life to see in Mexico.

 


 

Mexico is home to some of the world’s top tourist destinations, the top 5 being Acapulco, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Cozumel.

 

Acapulco is rated as the top tourist attraction in Mexico, and is one of the top vacations destinations in the world. Home to some of the world’s finest hotels, as well as many beautiful beaches, Acapulco offers visitors a wide range of activities. Popular Acapulco activities are snorkeling, fishing, golf, tennis, scuba diving, boating, swimming and, of course tanning on the beach.

 

Cancun is another of Mexico's world renowned resort towns. A computer selected Cancun when the Mexican government was looking for the perfect location to build a new tourist resort. Cancun has since grown into a large township, and became one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations. When looking for a vacation destination, many people will automatically consider vacationing in Cancun because it offers both luxury beach resorts and sightseeing. There are nearby ruins and amazing natural sights to see.

 

Cancun
A bird's eye view of Cancun

 

Puerto Vallarta is another popular Mexico tourist attraction and is considered a tropical paradise. As with Cancun, there are a large number of historical sites near Puerto Vallarta. The Sierra Madre Mountains are home to a number of guided tours, on which tourists can generally see exotic wildlife. Fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving, or spending time shopping, are perfect activities to engage in until the sun goes down. It's in the evenings that Puerto Vallarta's other main attraction comes alive. Puerto Vallarta is famous for its vibrant nightlife with numerous bars, nightclubs, and discos.

Mazatlan has always been famous as being one of the world’s best fishing ports. The waters are known as being the perfect depth and temperature for fishing. Other popular activities available in and around Mazatlan include surfing, tennis, and golf.. Mazatlan is also known for it's long and winding stretch of malecón, the wall that runs through nearly the entire city and covers roughly five miles of beach. Another great feature of Mazatlan is a Mardi Gras like celebration, complete with fireworks, parades, dancing, and music, that's held before Ash Wednesday and lasts for five days.

Cozumel, also know as the Coral Island, is Mexico’s most populated island. It's a popular draw for tourists interested in snorkeling or scuba diving because of it's beautiful coral reefs. Cozumel is the ideal vacation destination for those who wish to experience the ocean at its finest.

If you're interested in vacationing in Mexico, you'll want to consider one of these top tourist meccas with their almost unlimited activities, unique events, and amazing sightseeing possibilities.