Popular Destinations in Mexico

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Mexico is one of the largest countries in North America and also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

More and more travelers are willing to endure the long flight in order to enjoy sun, beautiful landscapes, sandy beaches and a pure blue seas. Mexico is a country with a cultural heritage that is incredibly diverse and often of a breath-taking size.

Mexico City

It’s capital of Mexico with a population of 21 million inhabitants. It was the largest city in the world located at 2240 m above sea level. Its position takes breath away because it’s located between the two magnificent, volcanoes covered with snow and with height of 5000 m, Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl.

However, the city impresses visitors with its miraculous welcome and spring climate throughout the whole year, lively street life and plenty of cultural offers.


It’s one of the most beautiful and liveliest cities in Mexico. Oaxaca has top museums, beautiful architecture, charming cafes and hotels with their own version of Mexican cuisine. Almost every day there are festival on streets and squares.

Chichen Itza

The archaeological site of Chichen Itza is located on the Yucatan peninsula. Ruins are what is left of one of the oldest cities of the Mayan era. The city was founded between 435 and 455 BCE. The impressive step pyramids were designed and constructed according to astronomical principles and guidelines.


Jungle wrecked Palenque temples represent the best Maya architecture in Mexico. The modern city of Palenque is a peaceful place and a starting point for a tour of the ruins.


Known by its glamour, it has long been a favorite place of the jet set. Acapulco still attracts visitors with its awesome nightlife and unspoiled beaches. Acapulco is the biggest and noisy resort in Mexico.

It’s situated in a beautiful bay, in a form of a half-moon and surrounded by magnificent mountains that descend to the sea.


Cancun is a city similar to other popular party cities like Las Vegas or Dubai. It’s a place of fun and good times.  In combination of very good beaches you have one of the largest and most popular holiday destinations, which counts more than 4 million visitors annually.  Here you can play different water sports, golf, and visit some of the world’s best eco-parks or just lie down and enjoy one of the luxurious spa spot. Find the best hotels in Cancun with Skyscanner!

Tell us about your favorite place to visit or what you love about Mexico below!