3 hidden gems in Mexico
With its stunning beaches, rich culture, delicious cuisine, and fascinating history, there are endless reasons to visit Mexico. Everyone knows about Cancun and Chichen Itza, but if you want to get off the tourist track and get a more authentic experience, don’t to miss these 3 hidden gems in Mexico!
Oaxaca de Juárez
Oaxaca de Juárez is located in the state of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. This vibrant city is known for its rich culture, stunning architecture, and delicious cuisine. Wander Oaxaca de Juárez’ UNESCO-listed historic center before savoring one of Oaxaca’s other great experiences: mezcal tasting. Mezcal is a distilled liquor made from the agave plant similar to tequila. In Oaxaca de Juárez you’ll find several factories and distilleries where you can learn about the production process and sample different types of mezcal.
San Miguel de Allende
Another must-visit destination in Mexico is San Miguel de Allende. This charming colonial town is famous for its cobblestone streets, colorful buildings, and beautiful churches. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a popular destination for artists and writers. Take a stroll around the town’s historic center, visit some art galleries, and then sample traditional Mexican cuisine at local restaurants.
Valle de Bravo
Valle de Bravo is just a few hours from the capital, but feels worlds away. Nestled on the shores of a lake, and surrounded by mountains this charming town is a breathe of fresh air. Take in the fantastic views from the hill overlooking the town, or wander the cobbled streets, enjoying live music and colonial architecture.
Once you’ve decided which of these hidden gems in Mexico you’re going to visit, the next step is figuring out how to get there. Fortunately, a private car with Daytrip makes it easy from wherever you choose to land: Mexico City, Queretaro, San Luis Potosí, or Toluca!