Mexico has long been a popular vacation destination for North Americans, but it is also gaining popularity among European visitors who want to enjoy the country's seemingly unending sunlight, magnificent scenery, and beautiful sandy beaches, not to mention its astoundingly rich cultural past.
Many of Mexico's ancient Aztec and Mayan sites, as well as historic colonial cities, have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ensuring that they will be preserved for future generations. Surprisingly, Mayan sites such as Guanajuato, Chichén Itzá, and Uxmal are frequently as popular as classic beach holiday destinations like Cancn, Puerto Vallarta, and Playa del Carmen.
The country's rich culture, a fascinating blend of indigenous peoples and Spanish colonial influences, is reflected in everything from the country's culinary delights to its vibrant musical and dancing traditions. It's also a country with a diverse range of flora and fauna, with climate zones ranging from arid deserts to lush tropical rainforests. Check out our list of the best places to visit in Mexico to make sure you plan the best Mexican vacation possible.