For decades, Europe and North America have been hot tourist destinations. However, time is changing and Latin America, with its rich scenery, natural resources, exotic culture and culinary delicacies are quickly climbing up to the ladder.
The gateway of Latin America is Mexico. There’s a dispute as to whether Mexico should be considered a North American or a Central American country. What is beyond dispute is that the country’s de facto language is Spanish and it has a sizable white population.
The tourism industry in Mexico has recently flourished as tourists from all over the world have been coming to discover the country. If you are a first time Mexico visitor, you need to have an idea of the must see places before visiting the place.
The most famous travel destination is Acapulco. From the 1950s, the place started to become popular. It is a resort town which many millionaires visit to spend some leisure time. For US college students also, Acapulco is hot destination. They go there and enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and cliff diving.
Your visit to Mexico is incomplete unless you wind up at the Yucatan Peninsula. The Peninsula is located at Southern Mexico and it functions as the separator between the Caribbean sea and the gulf of Mexico. The place has ancient relics of the Maya civilization. The Mayan Riviera is another fascinating travel location. The area is expanded over nearly 120 kilometers of Mexican Caribbean coastline. The place has refreshing breeze, sandy beaches and clear blue sky.
If you love the sight of beach, Los Cabos is must go for you. The beach is stretched over 32 kilometers and located at the southern cusp of the Baja California peninsula. There are small rock islands in the midst of the sea and the deep bluish water would invite you to dive in. The happening nights at the beach, booze and campfire stories will keep you glued to the place. There are enough number of good restaurants and classy hotels in the place.
If history interests you, Palenque is the must go place for you. The archaeological site still carries the remnants of the Maya empire. Located at Chiapas, Mexico, Palenque contains artifacts and sculptures that date back to 700-800 AD. In short, history revisited.
To enjoy your Mexico visit to the fullest, you should visit all these places. The travel experience will rejuvenate your mind and instill the desire to visit the place again.