Magical corners near Guadalajara 

Guadalajara differents spots

Guadalajara is a great city to visit, however there are times you want to visit places that go beyond urban life to spend a few days relaxing and enjoyable knowing new places in complete harmony with nature. That is why we want to present you some of the Magic Towns that are characterized by being a space of tranquility and that you can take advantage of when taking the flights to Guadalajara to know them, since they are less than 3 hours from the capital of Jalisco.

Mazamitla

South of Guadalajara, surrounding Lake Chapala, are the forests of the Sierra del Tigre, here among pines and oaks is the Magical Town of Mazamitla, which you will reach in only two hours by car. Nothing better to escape from the city than to surround yourself in the tranquility and beauty of the forest. In Mazamitla, you can enjoy a mountain environment, since it is at 2500 meters of altitude, the town was built around the Parish of San Cristóbal and is very nice to walk through its cobbled streets and houses with roofs of tiles, the surroundings of the town are hills covered by forests where you will find wooden cabins. Don´t forget to visit its streams and waterfalls, among which El Salto stands out, where it is even possible to swim, or in the Tierra Aventura Ecological Park where several extreme activities are carried out.

Comala

The Magical Town of Comala is in the state of Colima, just two and a half hours from Guadalajara, passing by the majestic Colima Volcano. Its name means place of comales in Náhuatl language, this is a town where history, culture, gastronomy and nature are combined. Called the White Town due to the color of its houses, Comala is a cheerful town where beautiful handicrafts and furniture are made in mahogany, masks for traditional dances and of course, metal comales. Its main square is full of vegetation and has a picturesque kiosk where you can enjoy the good weather.

Tapalpa

One theory says that Tapalpa means high ground in Otomi, name that makes sense because the town is more than 2 thousand meters above sea level; the town is in the southern highlands of Jalisco and due to its proximity to Guadalajara is possible to reach the region in less than two hours. The place offers a perfect opportunity to relax in the middle of a picturesque village and surrounded by nature. The town is famous for its fountains in which residents supply water and which function as meeting points, each one is decorated with different motives from which its name derives, such as the Dog and the Snakes. Walk through its cobblestone streets, among white houses and visit the beautiful Parish of San Antonio with its beautiful esplanade.

The city of Guadalajara is surrounded by truly symbolic villages, which today still keep many of their traditions and coexist in a special way with their natural surroundings, so we recommend that when you take one of the flights to Guadalajara don´t hesitate to visit any from them.

 Unforgettable sites you will find in Monterrey 

Monterrey Mexico

Monterrey is the capital of the State of Nuevo León, a city where you can find a wide range of places to spend unforgettable moments, from museums, a large square and parks that will leave you amazed, without forgetting its delicious cuisine. On this occasion, we invite you to know a little more about the places you must visit in the so-called “Sultana del Norte”, in one of the following flights to Monterrey Mexico.

Tour of the Macroplaza

The first mandatory visit is to know its Macroplaza, since it has great attractions and modern architecture that you can know on foot or through a boat tour on the water channel created around the place. This road goes to the Fundidora Park and besides giving you a unique walk; it also allows you to admire points of interest with sculptures quite representative of the city. If you go on foot don´t hesitate not to stop at any of the places where they serve typical snacks of the city that will leave you with a good taste in your mouth.

Fundidora Park

Known as the heart of the capital of Nuevo Leon, this urban park is characterized by paying tribute to the industrial activity of iron and steel that once gave rise to the Monterrey Fundidora Company during the period from 1900 to 1986. Learn about the history of the museum through large machinery in a light and sound show, also has a zip line in the smelter that will let you admire how nowadays this park is a great place for family recreation and also popular science in its museum that deals with promote in the new generations the concern for science.

Monterrey Plaza

The capital is full of important museums for the state

Monterrey has great manifestations of culture and art, and a great example of this is found in its museums, the main ones being the Museum of Contemporary Art and 3 Museums, a space where history is disseminated. The name receives it because it is precisely in this place that the 3 main museums that are in charge of telling the most detailed history of the capital meet, these are the Museum of Mexican History, Palace Museum and Museum of the Northeast.

Monterrey food is one of the best in Nuevo León

Something that characterizes the gastronomy of Nuevo León is its preparation of Cabrito, which can be found in a variety of preparation as in sauce, enchiladas or other ways. The second favorite dish of the inhabitants of Monterrey is the so-called “hit by a car”, where the dried meat is the main ingredient accompanied by onion, tomato and serrano pepper, which is served together with some tasty flour tortillas.

Cola de Caballo Waterfall

If in addition to knowing the city you feel something more natural, just 40 km from Monterrey is the Cola de Caballo waterfall, which takes you to a getaway adventure in nature, then, if yours is to eat at outdoors, you can take your food and prepare it in the barbecue area.

Take one of the flights to Monterrey and tour the city, marveling at its great architectural details and spending days entertained in its huge diversity of recreational places.

Enjoy Monterrey with whoever you want

Mexico Monterrey

For all those who are desperately looking for a different destination for Easter, and that is away from the beach, then take any of the flights to Monterrey mx may be the perfect choice and thus fully meet your expectations.

A city full of interesting places

The city is surrounded by mountains, so at the beginning it offers a spectacular view wherever it is seen, and if you are looking to capture the view, the “flagpole” lookout is without a doubt the best option. When you begin the descent, you can take a tour of the Regional Museum of Nuevo León, also known as the Bishop’s Museum, a place of great historical and architectural value where you will travel in time and discover an unknown side of the Sultana del Norte.

One of the great attractions of Monterrey is the famous Macroplaza, which occupies 40 hectares and makes it the fifth largest plaza in the world. On the other side of the street, you will meet the Museum of Mexican History, an area that will transport you from pre-Hispanic times to the twentieth century.

If after the tours of the museums you want a break, then you can visit the Paseo Santa Lucia, a channel that links the Museum of Mexican History with the Fundidora Park. You can walk its 2.5 kilometers on foot, or on a small boat. Throughout the ride, you can see murals of Monterrey artists, sculptures, illuminated fountains, various bridges and restaurants that allow you to take a short stop to the walk to taste a snack, a pretty memorable option for a night walk.

When you arrive at the Fundidora Park, which is considered an Industrial Archeology Site Museum, you can visit Oven 3, which is the only metal furnace open to the public around the world. In addition to enjoying a series of activities in the various venues around the park such as interactive parks, the Nuevo Leon movie theater, among other places that will make you spend hours of fun.

If what you want, is something more natural

Visit the Chipinque Ecological Park, it is one of the most important natural areas of the region, and if you are adventurous, put on tennis shoes and sportswear, because reaching the top will be a challenge. In this park, with children’s areas, gyms, spaces for observation, hiking and cycling, you can breathe a different air among so many trees and vegetation.

Another of the natural attractions that Monterrey offers is the Huasteca Canyon, a rocky landscape ideal for mountain biking, rock climbing, or simply to walk outdoors and admire the imposing of being in the middle of this limestone ravine and desert landscape.

And if we talk about food

You can´t take one of the flights to Monterrey and not taste the delicious cabrito or the machaca, for the dessert a rich glory and if you want to refresh yourself, then drink a “rusa”, a typical drink that will quench your thirst faster what a rooster sings.

 

 A walk through the Potosi city 

San Luis Potosí

If you are about to take one of the various tickets to Mexico or especially San Luis Potosi and you are looking for some activities to do, we have a proposal with some places so you can enjoy the capital of Potosi, the city well known for its colonial beauty. However, it also has an offer of activities that will invite you to know a city beyond its Historic Center.

Aranzazu Square

The square is one of the emblematic places for San Luis Potosi, this due to its contrast of colors and its imposing colonial architecture. Inside the square you can find the Regional Museum Potosino that will allow you to know a little of the history and life of the old San Luis. Next to the square, you will find some bars and cafes to talk, relax and have a drink with your partner, friends or you alone

Aranzazu San Luis Potosí

Arts Center of San Luis Potosi Centenario

As part of the National Network of Arts Centers, this place offers all disciplines in art such as visual arts, music, theater, dance, new technologies, philosophy, literature and popular culture. If you are interested in any of the above disciplines, we recommend you consult the call, or, if you only like to appreciate good architecture, go with your camera to this place that you will surely love.

Armas Square

It is the center of the most important activities of the capital; around it is the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Municipal Palace and the Government Palace, as well as the Legislative Congress building and the most important commercial establishments for Tourism. In the center of the square stands its Kiosk, very representative of the city, where a walk around the place on Sundays is an experience, you can visit it with your family or just go out with your friends to walk around.

Labyrinth Museum San Luis Potosí

Labyrinth Museum

This place is a space focused on science, art and technology in a connected universe, its architectural design has been recognized with several awards, including the International Academy of Architecture, so beyond viewing exhibitions, architecture of the place will invite you to take many photographs worthy of sharing. This place is not focused on any specific age, so it is worth checking the program and see what activities it offers.

Tangamanga Park

If you like outdoor activities, Tangamanga Park could be a very good option to know another side of Potosi; this wooded area located in the west of the city is part of the landscape and history of San Luis Potosi. The place has two lakes and trees that were planted in the mid-eighties; within the park are regional museums, sports units, cultural centers, zoo, spa, sports courts, among others.

Tangamanga Park view in San Luis Potosí

Take one of the travels of yiur life, and exploring the city can be a good excuse to forget a little of the stress caused by daily routine. So don´t wait any longer and take time to get to know it, take a few days to forget everything and also explore the natural surroundings of this historic city.