Without a doubt Mexico is one of the most fun places that anyone can go to spend a vacation. It’s home to some of the world’s best resorts and to some of the best stretches of sand and surf that you’ll find anywhere. But, there’s a thing about the typical Mexican vacation that people take. While they find themselves enjoying all of that fun in the sun and the amenities that their hotels and resorts are offering, they seldom take the time to go out and actually explore the country.
And that’s a shame, because Mexico is home to some truly exceptional landmarks that should make the list of things to see for any world traveler worth his or her salt. So, if you’re planning a trip to Mexico in the near future, then you’ll definitely want to check out the list below. On it, we’ve pulled together our picks for 20 experience and places and things to see that should absolutely make anyone’s Mexico bucket list.
So, don’t just spend your time daydreaming about all that time you’re going to spend at your hotel and resort! Check out this list we’ve pulled together, and make a commitment to really see all of the great things that Mexico has to offer!
1. Hierve el Agua
It may not be the largest and most powerful waterfall in the world, but it’s definitely one you can swim underneath.
2. Tulum’s Clifftop Castle
Looking out over a limestone cliff, you can have your day in the sun and an enjoy some culture too when you make the trek.
3. Paricutin Volcano
As one of the seven natural wonders of the world, there’s no reason that this volcano – the youngest in the world – shouldn’t make your list.
4. Rio Secreto
A river that’s completely underground? That’s exactly what this is, and it’s even cooler than it sounds.
5. Playa Norte
Hey, you’re going to hit the beach when you’re in Mexico, so why wouldn’t you go to the country’s most picturesque?