If you’re planning a vacation to Mexico in 2024, you might want to consider some destinations that are off the beaten path. In this video, we’ll be sharing 10 incredible places in Mexico that you should definitely visit if you want to experience something a little different from the usual beach trips to Cabo or Cancun. From rugged beach towns to dusty little villages, from bustling cities to stunning natural beauty, these destinations offer something for everyone – history, amazing food, culture, and more.
The first stop on our list is Baja California Sur, a state located at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. With its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and adventurous activities like surfing and hiking, it’s the perfect place for nature lovers and adventurers.
Next, we have Riviera Nayarit, the coast just north of Puerto Vallarta in the state of Nayarit. This area is home to beautiful beaches, quiet little enclaves, and plenty of outdoor activities like hiking and boat trips to the nearby islands.
Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is a must-visit for those interested in food, history, and culture. With its vibrant neighborhoods, world-class museums, and delicious street food, there’s something for everyone in this bustling metropolis.
Guadalajara, Mexico’s second-largest city, is known for its amazing history, stunning natural beauty, and some of the best food in the entire country. Home to birria, tequila, and mariachi, it’s a great place to immerse yourself in Mexican culture.
Chiapas, located along the border with Guatemala, is slowly gaining more interest with international tourists. Despite being Mexico’s poorest state, it offers stunning natural beauty and an authentic cultural experience that you won’t find in the more touristy areas of Mexico.
These are just a few of the incredible destinations in Mexico that we’ll be featuring in this video, so be sure to watch to hear about the rest of them! Whether you’re looking for a beach vacation, a city getaway, or an off-the-beaten-path adventure, Mexico has something for everyone. So start planning your 2024 vacation to Mexico and explore these epic destinations for an unforgettable travel experience!
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Today I’m going to be sharing 10 incredible places that I think that you should travel to in Mexico of course these places are completely subjective I love this country I have spent 5 years living in it and another two years since I left returning again and again to
Places I love and to completely new to me places this list includes cities beach towns Dusty little Villages entire States H and why I think that you should visit these places there’s history there’s amazing food there’s culture there’s incredible people uh and so much more natural beauty mountains oceans
Lakes this country is enormous there are 31 States and the C Mexico the the district Federal so there’s a lot to see it’s very big you certainly cannot explore it all in one year I have been returning to Mexico now for seven years uh and I have not still yet seen it at
All however these are the places that are a little off the beaten path perhaps maybe some of them you’ve heard of before but places that I think are changing are growing are becoming incredibly wonderful safe and fun destinations in Mexico where you can spend your vacation so without further Ado let’s get Started Baja California sud is located as the name suggests at the southern t of the Baja California Peninsula is it a little bit of a copout to name an entire State as a vacation destination perhaps but with a 10-day trip you can explore a lot of this
Beautiful place and if you have even more time you can explore further I spent much of 2021 living in this region of Mexico and I absolutely fell in love with it from the dusty streets and boutiques of Toto Santos to the beautiful beaches near laaz the birds and sea life around
Theus Santo the incredible snorkeling in Cabo pulmo and the laid-back Vibes of San Jose del Cabo you can extend your vacation in the state all the way up to Loretto and mulle if you have more time and want to get off the beaten path if you’re visiting in the winter
Months you can get up close to grey whales in Magdalena Bay this region of Mexico is rugged it’s for Surfers hikers adventurers the nature lovers the Foodies and those that want to spend most of their Days by the water it’s a wonderful place year round but it’s particularly special from December to
April I have tons of videos on my channel as well as a guide book that I wrote about this region of Mexico all of which are linked in the description below Riviera narit a fancy name given to the coast just north of Puerto vayarta in the state of
Narit this area is home to places you may have heard of before saita buas punita but it is also home to quiet little enclaves like San Pano Lo De Marcos La Cruz buas is a great base for exploring this Coast it has all of the amenities you might need like restaurants
Supermarkets hotels Airbnb rentals hospitals and good prices and you’re only about 15 to 20 minutes by car from most of the beautiful places along this Coast as Puerto vataa grows bigger and more expensive many tourists are flocking to the north for a little bit of peace and quiet myself included after
Spending 10 days in Port of V recently I finished my trip with a week in buas I rented a car so that I could spend my days in s Pano L de maros and eating at all of the delicious restaurants in Sayulita you can discover jungles mountains and sea in this region of
Mexico with hiking trails quad bike excursions boat trips to isas Marietas and some of the best ceviche spots I’ve encountered anywhere in Mexico Riviera narit has huge resorts and luxurious all-inclusive hotels if that’s what you’re into but it’s also a place for those that want to get away from it all
Who don’t mind washing sand out of their hair and dust off of their feet at the end of every day it’s for those that want to sit at a street side food vendor eating the freshest seafood or getting a little thrashed by the Pacific Ocean while at the beach each
Afternoon in the next few weeks I’ll be releasing videos from all of these beautiful towns so be sure you’re subscribed so you don’t miss out on seeing more of this little slice of Mexican Paris Paradise Mexico City will always hold a special place in my heart I lived here
For 4 years and it was here that I started my entire business it’s here where I fell in love with Mexican Cuisine culture music people it’s here where my education of this magical country truly began and while I don’t think a city of over 20 million people
Is everyone’s idea of a vacation I think this city has so much to offer those that are Interested Mexico City is for the Foodies the museum lovers the history Buffs this is the home of the Aztecs the capital of New Spain the place where people from all over Mexico have come for work and brought their food and culture with them there are mescal and pul bars Taco
Stands open at every hour of the night some of the best restaurants in the world incredible history to explore and so many different neighborhoods the city has grown so much in recent years and went from being a place no one wanted to visit to being one of the most visited places in Mexico
For American and other foreign tourists you can find Safety and Security in neighborhoods like condesa palano kakan and Roman Norte and you can get away from the tourists a little bit in neighborhoods like narte escandon Santa Maria laa or get lost in the daily Shuffle in the Centro historico where
There are so many people it doesn’t really matter whether they’re tourists or Not gual laada is Mexico’s second largest city but for some reason doesn’t get the attention of Mexico City perhaps because it doesn’t have the glamour but it certainly has tons of amazing history stunning natural beauty and some of the best food in the entire country home to
Biria tequila and Mariachi there are a lot of reasons to head to guadalahara for your next trip to Mexico if you’re interested in seeing a little bit more of guadalahara before you book your trip check out out Alex Whitman’s YouTube channel she lives in gual laada and shares tons of great tips
About exploring this region of Mexico located in southern Mexico along the border with Guatemala chapas is a state that is slowly gaining more interest with International tourists it is Mexico’s poorest state and therefore doesn’t have the infrastructure of places like Cancun or Cabo or Porto via but that’s also part
Of its appeal the state is home to much of the country’s coffee farms and if that’s something that interests you get yourself over to the Ruta Del Cafe in chapas for history culture and laid-back Vibes you’ll want to base yourself in San christobal deas Casas or explore one of the country’s
Most incredible ancient ruins at palen there are waterfalls Lakes jungles canyons and Indigenous groups all over this state that offer you a peak into cultures in Mexico that you probably won’t see anywhere else in the country chapas is for the budget Backpacker the inquisitive traveler the adventure lover the people who don’t
Mind squeezing into a crowded van to get to the next destination it’s for those that want to get off the beaten path who don’t mind being surrounded by Spanish as well as other indigenous languages that you definitely don’t know my only caat for those that want to explore
Chapas is to be aware of the water it’s the sickest I have ever been on my travels in Mexico don’t even brush your teeth with it absolutely avoid tap water at all costs in chapas and make sure to wash all produce with iodine or some other Food hygiene product you Trust V de Guadalupe is Mexico’s best wine region and one that has grown immens ly in the last 10 years or so located in Baja California about 30 minutes away from enata V de Guadalupe has become a destination all its own with boutique hotels top ranking restaurants and less than 3 hours drive
From San Diego if you want to enjoy Beach and wine base yourself at enata where you can dig into some seriously delicious Seafood enjoy the long sandy beaches in the area and then take a day trip to explore the winery in VI Guadalupe Chihuahua is both a state in northern Mexico as well as the name of the capital of the state I think you should visit both starting our trip in the capital allows you to indulge in some of the best barbecue style tacos and Northern Mexican cuisine as well as introducing
Yourself to a completely different part of Mexico for those that have been to other cities like Mexico City or guadalahara once you’ve spent a few days exploring Chihuahua make your way to creel a small town to the west of the city of Chihuahua where you can begin exploring Copper Canyon take a few tours of creel learn about the tum ma people who call this part of Mexico home then hop on ele the train that will take you through one of the most picturesque parts of Mexico deep Canyon towering mountains heat cold a touch of luxury and some
Adventure along the way Chihuahua is for people who want to get off the beaten path in Mexico for those that have done some exploring in the country before and want to dig a Little Deeper see something they haven’t seen before it’s for hikers and campers zipline lovers and fear of heights Conquerors just like Chihuahua Guan is both the name of the state and the name of its capital within the state again I recommend visiting both but especially starting with the beautiful city of guat many people skip over it or simply visit it as a day trip from the busier and
More popular San Miguel de aende however this town has so much to offer in terms of incredible food fascinating history and beautiful views it’s also a good base for exploring nearby Mexico magic towns known as pblos magos such as Dolores hialgo and mineral de posos if you’re looking for a quiet Colonial
Town to study your Spanish guat has several language schools and plenty of great restaurants and food stalls to practice your skills while you’re Here if you want a Mexican Beach town that has amenities like topnotch hotels a plethora of beaches is easy to get around has some great places to eat that are affordable and you never need to make a reservation then you need to book your next Mexico vacation to
Wulco located in the state of Waka on the southern coast of Mexico along the Pacific Ocean this town is home to nine different Bay and over 30 beaches that you can often have all to yourself there are some resorts in a few of the Bays but others have nothing but a parking
Lot and a taxi rank so you’ll have to bring everything you need for a day out at the beach the town is small but Lively by night with local wakan cuisine on offer music in the plaza where locals enjoy dancing and a few bars where you can get
Merry enough to convince yourself that you can dance too Merida is a city that you can easily get to from Cancun airport and is one of the most culturally rich places to visit in all of Mexico located on the yukatan peninsula it’s home to the Maya people and thousands of years of History Merida is packed with amazing things to see see do
And eat it’s also an easy day trip to places like the ruins of usal and Progresso Beach the small town of vadol and the yellow town of isal Merida is for history lovers food Fanatics and small City lovers Last but certainly not least I couldn’t make a list of a vacation spot in Mexico without at least mentioning one Beach town in the Caribbean it’s no secret if you’ve been around here for a little while that it’s not my personal favorite part of Mexico but it is magical there’s no denying it
Whether you want the big towns full of bougie hotels and restaurants like Tulum or Cancun you want great amenities and beautiful beaches in plad Del caran or you want something quieter like Akumal or Puerto Morelos there are a lot of options along the riv OFA but one that stands out and should
Not be missed on a trip to this region of Mexico is the beautiful island of kumel kumel is for the island Hoppers divers snorkelers Beach lovers and boat lovers take a day trip to one of the islands isolated beaches or just relax at a beach club all day stopping to take
A dip in the warm Caribbean Sea I hope you found this video helpful if you have any questions at all let me know in the comments below and I will do my best to answer for them all of the places that I mentioned if I’ve traveled there and made videos or written blog
Posts or guide books about them they are all in the description box below so have a look if you have any other questions let me know if you enjoyed this video please give it a thumbs up it really supports my channel and I will see you next time bye
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