Things to Do in Mexico
Mexico, a land well known for west coast beaches, Mayan ruins and rich culture. Mexico attracts many travelers every year and at the end of the journey, they return back with wonderful memories of this land. This country is the finest blend of ancient and modern beauty.
Whereas, the modern aspects have never snatched away the culture from its land. It is still a country that is rich in culture and history and it will always be. But beyond the history, culture, art, and beaches this article is about the things to do in Mexico.
And here it goes.
Ride El Chepe
If you want to experience the great train journey, then Mexico is the best place to do it. the El Chepe or you can even call it as Chihuahua Al Pacifico is an old trail that runs 405 miles from Chihuahua to Los Mochis for the last 90 years.
The train passes through the foothills of Sierra Madre. On this train journey, you will come across forests, high bridges, and long tunnels. It is a very intriguing journey as you will get the opportunity to witness many places in just a single trip.
But the final destination of this train journey is Copper Canyon. Do not forget to take the trip doing the day time as darkness will block your view and you cannot enjoy the scenic beauty of the journey.
Be an Artist In Mexico City
The Mexico City of Mexico was once an ignored part of the country. But this city has regained its popularity when travels started to sing the songs of its praise. This capital city has many museums and impressive galleries.
One of the most visited museums is Museo Nacional de Antropologia. It is filled with artworks, sculptures and the everyday object that was used by the Mayan and other pre-Hispanic cultures. If you explore this land in depth you will be able to find some of Kahlo’s works too.
Not only the arts are limited to the walls of galleries you will even find them in the street wall. Interestingly, each art in the street walls depicts a different story. So, when you are in Mexico be a bit artistic and roam in the city in search of art.
Enjoy in The Mexican Beach
Mexico has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world with nearly 6000 miles of coastline. then why should you ignore spending time on the beaches? If you are someone who prefers having a calm and quiet time at the beach, then you can head toward the less traveled beaches.
Such as Costa Maya and spend some time relishing the tranquility. On the other hand, you can even mix in the crowd of popular beaches too. The Cancun beach in Mexico is well known among the spring breaker.
Explore The Ancient Sites
If you are a history buff, then Mexico is a perfect place for you to explore. It was the home to many ancient civilizations. The Mayan, Olmecs, Zapotecs have left their marks on the land of Mexico. On your visit to Mexico, you should definitely visit the ancient sites that had a huge influence on us now.
Each and every site speaks a different story about their culture and these places have turned Mexico even into a place with a rich cultural heritage. You should not miss visiting Chicken Itza, which is one of the seven wonders of the world.
Go On an Underwater Adventure
Mexico provides a lot of opportunities for travelers to enjoy underwater activities. You can go for scuba diving and experience a whole new land beneath the ocean.
On the other hand, you can even learn surfing so that you can enjoy some time underwater. But if you are an expert in scuba diving then you should definitely head on to Riviera Maya which is a perfect location for scuba diving.
Enjoy The Mexican Food
It is a must to indulge in Mexican food when you are in Mexico. Many of us rush to the restaurants and pay double the price for Mexican cuisine. Whereas, in Mexico, every street food shops have a regular supply of Mexican dishes.
So if you think that Mexican cuisine only has tacos tacos in it, then you are wrong. it is filled with many delicious and diverse range of food items and you should definitely try them out. Rather than sticking on with restaurant foods in Mexico, try to taste the street food which will give you the authentic taste of Mexican cuisine.
But Some Handicrafts
You might surely have amazing paintings on the walls of your home but you can surely try something new and unique now. Linger on the narrow streets of Mexico and have a look at the intriguing work done by the artisans.
The beautiful fork arts and handicrafts that you will find in those shops are the results of the skill and knowledge of artisans. These skills have passed down through several generations. You will many artworks and handicrafts that will allure you the most so buy some and store it as a memory of Mexico.