7 Things You Can Do In Mexico That You Can’t Do Anywhere Else

Mexico is a favorite among seasoned travelers and the more occasional ones alike. Oftentimes this marvelous country gets a bad rap, especially from the media. Crime and violence are strongly associated with Mexico and for this reason many are dissuaded from visiting. In most cases such claims are over-exaggerated, and with proper precautions you can greatly decrease the risk of running into any trouble.

If you’re able to muster the courage required to experience Mexico beyond exclusively its beach resorts, you’ll be well rewarded. And you’ll likely find that any anxiety you had beforehand was unwarranted.

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    If you still need convincing, here are 7 memorable things you can do solely in Mexico:

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    Visit Extraordinary Archaeological Sites

    Magnificent pyramids are not only found in the lands of Egypt. Chichén Itzá is a world famous archaeological site and the step-pyramid El Castillo at its center is a front cover for many travel and tourism publications. Witness the remains of the Ancient Maya civilization here in Mexico in wonderful proportions. The Mayapan archaeological site, like Chichén Itzá, is also located in the Yucatán region.

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    Party in D.F.

    Without a doubt, the capital city of Mexico is the party hotspot for all of Central America. In Mexico City, the weekend party starts early, so be ready to head out on a Thursday and potentially stay out until sunrise. Come Friday or Saturday, be ready to do it all over again. There are endless nightlife options in this city and it’s a guarantee you’ll never be short of quality choices. Stick to the lively Condesa and Polanco neighborhoods if it’s your first time in the city.

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    Relax on Some of the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches

    The tropical climate and temperate waters of Cancun, and the marvelous sandy beaches of Playa del Carmen are not among the hottest vacation spots year after year by mere coincidence. Mexico’s beaches are stunning. World-class resorts and hotels provide for a comfortable and enjoyable stay, and when combined with the elegant scenery, there’s truly not much more you could ask for.

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