50+ Extraordinary Travel Ideas for a Mexico Vacation

Mexico is more a continent than a country, each state offering a completely different atmosphere and experience. It can takes years to see everything here. Add these extraordinary travel moments to your bucketlist and feast on the best Mexico has to offer. From the Caribbean to the Pacific, indigenous ruins to modern traditions, there is far more to Mexico than a few famous places.

Kohunlich & Bacalar Lagoon Air Expedition

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Traditional native sweat lodge with hot stones inside

Temazcal Purification Ceremony

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Shrimp tacos with homemade salsa, limes and parsley on wooden board over dark background. Top view. Mexican cuisine

Mexico City Cooking Class With Spirits Tasting

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Tail of a Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback Whale Watching & Scenic Baja California Flight

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Woman at a vintage sailboat

Baja California Multi-Day Yacht Charter

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San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico - January 31, 2015: Hot air balloons float over the quiet, historic streets in the early morning.

San Miguel Hot Air Balloon & Tequila Tasting

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Chitzinitza, Mexico. Used to place the hearts from scrificial victims here.

Ultimate Chichen Itza Expedition With Scenic Flight

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El Castillo, Tulum ruins archeological zone, Mexico

Out of Hours Tour of Tulum & Sian Ka'an

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The Adivino (the Pyramid of the Magician or the Pyramid of the Dwarf), Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico.

Uxmal & Kabah Mayan Archaeological Tour by Air Charter

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The Best Places to Stay in Mexico

Settle into Mexican luxury at lodges and resorts that create accommodation experiences. Here is just a sample of the places recommended by travel designers, from Mexico City to the Riviera Maya and Los Cabos. It's just the start of what is possible in Mexico.

Island Suite, Rosewood Mayakoba

Unwind at Rosewood Mayakoba

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Deluxe Ocean View Room, Belmond Maroma Resort _ Spa

Stay at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa

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Spa, Chablé Yucatán

Stay at Chablé Yucatán

Mexico

Las Ventanas al Paraíso, Los Cabos, a Rosewood Resort

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Oopal Casita Suite Terrace, One_Only Palmilla Los Cabos

One&Only Palmilla Los Cabos

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Design Staircase, Las Alcobas Mexico City

Las Alcobas Mexico City

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Hotel Grounds, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort

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Mexico Experiences

Experiences are itinerary ideas, created by leading travel designers. Use them as inspiration and planning tools for your dream trip. Make a trip request and we will connect you to a travel designer who can create your dream Mexico experience.

Inside the bay at Cabo San Lucas, a small tourboat is dwarfed by rock formations including the famous "El Arco."

Highlights of Mexico 2020 – 2021 Travel

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Riviera Maya Family Holiday

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What To Do On the Riveria Maya

While the Riviera Maya is famous for Cancun and now Tulum, you don't need to be fighting the crowds for a place on the beach. A wonderful selection of private travel moments are possible here, so you can avoid the tour buses and find bliss in the cenotes and Caribbean.

Hacienda Tour, Sotuta de Peon

Living Hacienda Tour & Cooking Class

Mexico
catamaran boat to sail in cancun sea

Riviera Maya Catamaran Charter

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The mighty nine level stone pyramid of Temple of Kukulcan or El Castillo on the Chichen Itza archaeology site

Chichen Itza Tour

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Interior of a cenote (underground river sinkhole) located in Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, Tecoh, Yucatan, Mexico.

Rio Secreto Private Experience

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Impressionen von der Puuc Route, Mexiko

Loltún Caverns, Cenotes & Maya Ruins

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Colonial architecture in Campeche (Mexico)

Campeche & Calakmul Air Expedition

Mexico
Mangrove in the Ria Celestun Biosphere National Park

Tour Celestun Biosphere & Merida City

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Blissful Travel Moments and Adventure in Baja California

Baja California is only a short hop for the United States but it has a completely different vibe. This is the Mexican side to the Californian coast, complete with whales, sea lions, mule trekking and off-road adventures. Come here for beach bliss along with a full variety of activities.

Gray Whale and Whale Watching Tourists at San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico, a friendly whale encounter. Who is watching who.

Magdalena Bay Gray Whale Watching Cruise

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little sea turtle trying to reach ocean

Sea Turtle Monitoring in Magdalena Bay

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Whale Shark Swimming and Feeding on Ocean Surface of Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Whale Shark Snorkel & Balandra Bay Yacht Charter

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Beautiful white sand beach

Sea Lion Swim, Kayak & Picnic on Espiritu Santo Island

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The Arch, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Los Cabos Snorkeling & Sailing Charter

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Man riding on a Mule in Mexican Village

Mule Trekking With Rancheros in Sierra La Giganta

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Off Road Truck

Baja California Off-Road Car Racing

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Wave Breaking on Sand in San Jose Del Cabo Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Outside in the afternoon sun.

Surf Los Cerritos & Todos Santos Tour

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Extraordinary Things To Do In Mexico City and Central Mexico

Mexico City loves to surprise. It's a fabulous yet misunderstood city, full of unusual architecture, friendly locals and ancient history. And from Mexico City you can discover the rest of the country's heart, including the rare butterfly migration, tequila tasting in Guanajuato and different pueblas.

Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan. Mexico. The holy city of Teotihuacan is situated about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northeast of Mexico City. No one knows who did it but it was built aprox 2,100 years ago. The main and largest monuments are the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. Those monuments were laid out on geometric and symbolic principles. The name of Teotihuacan was given to it by the Aztecs and means “the place where the gods were created.”

Teotihuacan With an Archaeologist

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"colonial mexcian church in Santa Catarina Plaza, Coyoacan, Mexico City"

Tour Mexico City's Southern Neighborhoods

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Tile facade of church in Mexico

Talavera Pottery Workshop & Puebla History Tour

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Boats in a lake, Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico

Xochimilco Nature Cruise

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View from top Mount Tlaloc in Mexico central

Mexico Volcano Climbing Expedition

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Mexico City Architecture Tour

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Woman travelling in San Miguel allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende & Mexican Vineyards Tour

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Street view of Guanajuato colorful houses. Mexico.

Guanajuato City Tour With Tequila Tasting

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Monarch Butterflies Spring Awakening in Mexico

Witness the Monarch Butterfly Migration

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More Extraordinary Ideas of What To Do in Mexico

50+ bucketlist ideas is only the start of what you can do in Mexico. Think chocolate and mezcal, especially in the Oaxaca region. Then indigenous markets, traditional haciendas, and a full variety of artisans and traditions.

Costume details of a papantla flyer in Playa del Carmen, México.

Zapotec Traditions, Artisans, and Culinary Tour

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Ornamental models in balcony in a traditional fiesta

Ultimate Day of the Dead Celebration

Mexico

Guided Tequila Hacienda Experience & Lienzo Charro Rodeo

Mexico
Regional Food Backgrounds, comida oaxaqueña chocolate

Oaxaca Chocolate Making Class

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Mezcal or Mescal is a Mexican distilled alcoholic beverage made from any type of oven-cooked agave. With spicy tortilla chips and guacamole dip.

Oaxaca Artisanal Mezcal Tasting & Tour

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Guelaguetza-Festival-Oaxaca

Witness the Guelaguetza Festival in Oaxaca

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"Mexican girl weaving in Zinacatan, Chiapas (Mexico)Click here to see more images of mexico:"

Visit Chiapas Indigenous Markets

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Young woman commuting on bicycle in Mexico

Oaxaca Cycling Experience

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City and Artisans Tour, Oaxaca

Oaxaca City and Artisans Tour

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