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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Natural History Museums
Once the core of a powerful Aztec empire, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast now contains some of the country's most popular tourist destinations, offering a blend of coastal and inland activities. Most Central Mexico and Gulf Coast holidays understandably involve stops at sandy beaches, but if you wish to enrich your experience with a bit of culture and history, don't miss Guanajuato City and Veracruz. While exploring these cities, you can museum hop, get to know the country's arts and music scene, discover numerous historic buildings, and mingle with ex-pats from Canada and the United States. For that ultimate Central Mexico and Gulf Coast sightseeing experience, spend some time exploring the region's World Heritage-listed archaeological sites. To arrange what you want to do in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, use our Mexico trip itinerary maker website.
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Places to visit in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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Popular things to do in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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Natural History Museum
Museo Nacional de Antropologia Mexico City
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museo Frida Kahlo Mexico City
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Museum
Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico City
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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Historic Walking Area
Zocalo Mexico City
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Castle
Chapultepec Castle Mexico City
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe Mexico City
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Ruin
Museo del Templo Mayor Mexico City
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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Nature / Park
Canada de la Virgen San Miguel de Allende
4.6
Duration: 6 hours
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Walking tour
Walking tours Mexico City
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Church
Tonantzintla San Andres Cholula
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Nature in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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Forest
Bosque de Chapultepec Mexico City
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Geologic Formation
Peña de Bernal Queretaro City
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Mountain
Cerro de la Bufa Zacatecas
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Volcano
Nevado de Toluca Toluca
4.5
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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History Museum
Alhondiga de Granaditas Guanajuato
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museo La Esquina San Miguel de Allende
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) Puebla
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Natural History Museum
Parque Museo La Venta Villahermosa
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

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World heritage site
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nature / Park
Mariposa Monarca Angangueo
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
World heritage site
Tehuacan-Cuicatlan Biosphere Reserve Tehuacan
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nature / Park
La Reserva de la Biosfera Mariposa Monarca Michoacan
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nightlife
Tasty Bites Food Tours Mexico City
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
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Historic Site
Tochatlaco Zempoala
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Skydiving
Skydive Mexico Tequesquitengo
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Specialty Museum
Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan Mexico City
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min