Weekends see crowds, but still far fewer than those that descend on more easily accessible weekend escapes. Where to dine -- 5. El Péndulo, Nuevo León 115, close to Insurgentes, is a favorite. The best beach vacations -- 2. Ixtapan de la Sal : a thermal spa town -- 3. It combines its cafe setting with a book and music store, and so tends to draw intellectuals, writers, and students.
Frommer's guides are now once again available wherever books are sold. The resort is an adventurous twenty-minute walk to town through beaches, rocky coves, jungle, and dirt roads. Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Cobá ruins -- The Sian Ka'an Biosphere reserve -- 6. No doubt there are areas to be avoided, but the Distrito Federal is packed to the gills with decent people who will usually look out for one another, and for you. Getting around -- Fast facts : Mexico City -- 3. Nuevo Vallarta For those who like all things all-inclusive, is teeming with all-inclusive resorts right on Banderas Bay, the largest natural bay in Mexico.
Administratively, Mexico City is divided into 16 delegaciones districts and nearly 2,000 colonias neighborhoods , many with street names fitting a given theme, such as rivers, philosophers, or revolutionary heroes. It's open Monday through Friday from 8 a. The drive to Malinalco is one of the most enjoyable to be had in the area, with dramatic scenery lining the road south of Toluca. It was the first travel guide to show Americans that they could afford to travel in Europe. In July 2013, Arthur Frommer struck a deal with to distribute and promote Frommer's books. The best shopping -- 9. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like Xochimilco, with its canals and floating gardens, and the bohemian artsy town of Todos Santos.
Oaxaca City -- Fast facts : Oaxaca -- Oaxacan street food -- Shopping splendor : Oaxaca's market villages -- 2. Republication or redistribution of Frommer's content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Wiley. Our authors hit all the highlights, from Mexico City to Guadalajara to Cancun. The area has surged in popularity, and once-neglected buildings are rapidly being converted into chic clubs and trendy restaurants, recalling its former colonial charm. Central Mexico's pre-Columbian treasures in a week -- 2. Expect a courtyard pool, gardens, and swaying palms. From high chic to the Mexican standard of comida corrida food on the go , the capital offers something for every taste and budget.
A copy can also be seen near the beginning of the 2008 film. She writes about travel, culture, and music for several print and online publications. The area in particular has become a place of exquisite dining options, with new restaurants rediscovering and modernizing classic Mexican dishes. The greenish waters are a unique color from the mixing of ocean currents, and on land there's a mixing too: of locals and tourists, the latter hoping to escape the hubbub of Cancún. Playa del Carmen -- Fast facts : Playa del Carmen -- Choosing an all-inclusive in the Riviera Maya -- 2. The regions in brief -- 2.
Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. Puerto Vallarta Though technically not part of Riviera Nayarit, is the gateway to the region. In winter, carry a jacket or sweater -- stone museums are chilly inside, and when the sun goes down, the outside air gets quite cold. The 21st-century traveler -- Online traveler's toolbox -- 11. Packages for the independent traveler -- 13.
When to go -- Mexico calendar of events -- 6. Getting around -- Fast facts : Guadalajara -- 3. So most street addresses include their colonia abbreviated as Col. Consequently, you can find restaurants of every type, size, and price range scattered across the city. They serve excellent coffee and scrumptious cakes, as well as a variety of herbal teas.
We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people. It's in a lovely room overlooking the Parque México. Mexico City after dark -- 9. The diverse attractions in Mexico City spring from its complex layers of history. Abstract: Insider advice that will help you discover Mexico's best beach destinations, from Cancun to Zihuatanejo, and the best archaeological ruins, from Chichen Itza to Tulum. Travelers will fly into Puerto Vallarta and spend a night or two.