Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Amealco, Mexico

Amealco Dolls

Good news for you, we hear your prayers to know where it would be the best destination to celebrate this Valentine’s Day and take your beloved to a magical and unique place and so that day will be unforgettable for both of you. The first step to this beautiful detail is to buy the airline tickets to Mexico and show your love accomplice that you will take her to a place that will leave her enchanted. Step two, read on because the following will like you and will help you make the best option for that getaway.

Just two and a half hours, approximately, from Mexico City is one of the states that make up that beautiful country, the state of Querétaro. But that is not where we want to tell you about, since in this state there is a wonderful magical town full of beautifully wooded landscapes, with various activities to do as a couple such as camping, hiking, mountain biking, and ecotourism. Which? The town of Amealco de Bonfil.

Its name comes from the Nahuatl Ameyalco or Amellayi, which means “the place of springs.” Its climate is ideal for cuddling and demonstrating how much you love your partner as it is warm humid and humid and is usually at a temperature of fifteen degrees Celsius.

Let’s go directly to the heart of the town, the historic center, it has wonderful colonial-style buildings and mansions, within it you can see fountains and beautiful coffee shops to have a delicious hot drink and say romantic things. Following our route, we can meet the Parish of Santa Maria, and it is one of the most important in the place. This stands out for its beauty and its neoclassical baroque style. The construction was completed by 1905 and is still preserved in excellent condition.

A small point to enjoy and learn more about the attraction of Amealco is the Museum of the Artisan Doll, which not only exhibits dolls from the place, but also from 18, other states in the country. You can get a gift doll for your bae as a beautiful gift of Valentine’s Day; you will see that she will love it since these are the most representative crafts of the place.

Dolls Museum

Now it’s time to eat, and Amealco is master in this since its gastronomy has no equal, it has a pre-Hispanic cuisine, and what you can´t miss trying is the mole of turkey, the toaster of arriero, it’s delicious consommé, the barbecue of lamb, the carnitas, among others.

Other attractions that you can visit are the ancient temple of San Ildefonso Tultepec, the Barranca de Amealco, the La Piedad waterfall, the De la Cruz hill, the Ex Hacienda la Muralla, the Artisan Museum, the Gallos Recreational [Hill Park, between many more.

Amealco

Escape like in a honeymoon to this wonderful Magic Town, she will be delighted with the trip, so much that she won´t want to leave your life, it is the perfect destination for this fourteenth of February. Remember to anticipate the purchase of your airline tickets to Mexico and plan this trip well next to your beloved and enjoy every second and every moment, worth living.

A special shine, only in Mexico

El Oro Mexico

Where is it located?

What can shine more than gold? Exactly, the eyes of the person you love! However, Mexico has a big surprise, since in this destination you will find a place where they fought to conquer and exploit this precious metal, although of course, it doesn´t compare with the brightness of the eyes of a beautiful woman, even they look for it to wear it. To be able to learn more about its history and more closely, you will have to take one of the flights to Mexico City since in this beautiful country there is a Magical Town called El Oro. Let us talk a little more about this place.

El oro 2

This place is approximately two and a half hours from Mexico City, in the mountainous part of the state of Mexico, bordering the north of Temacalcingo; Magic Town with a lot of history and formidable gastronomy. It has a subhumid temperate climate, which in January and February tends to lower its temperature at night, so it is better to wear a jacket, just in case.

El Oro is an old mining town, which was the glory of the state of Mexico many years ago, although today its wealth has been depleted, that is no problem for it to continue shining as if it were infinite. This beautiful place has become a very important tourist center for this state since the place has several buildings that captivate tourists and leads them to want to know more about the place and its history.

It is advisable to arrive early at this destination because in the morning you can visit the pine and cedar forest, which in turn is one of the sanctuaries of monarch butterflies. Also near there are the Brockman and Victoria dams.

After your visit to the butterflies, you can go to the Madero garden, and in this place we recommend you to go to the adjacent bakeries and buy a delicious bread and coffee so you can rest a little from the noise, pollution, and stress when you are inside the garden, on one of its benches surrounded by a dense grove.

Something that has attracted the attention of many tourists is that the constructions of this place are of French neoclassical style since it was the mining boom, considered one of the largest and richest in the whole world. Therefore, many people from Europe left their roots to settle in this place.

Gold el Oro

A place that is the most visited of the place is the Álvaro Obregon Market, where you will find the best of the local food, here you can taste a delicious typical pulque of Mexico, or one of its local drinks known as “chiva”, its green color and is made by hand with anise and a mixture of herbs, which according to tenants, also serves to cure fear. You will also find its traditional mole with turkey meat, barbecue and carnitas, just to mention a few.

Take your backpack, dare to know more about this place and tell your experience so that more people visit El Oro. Remember that in these seasons the flights to Mexico City are in great promotions and you can organize your trip so you don´t miss anything in this beautiful destination.

Towns very close to Monterrey to get to know

Monterrey Mier

 

One of the great benefits of taking the flights to Monterrey MX is that the city is surrounded by many places that can be easily known starting from the city, and although Monterrey has enough places to enjoy and get to know, take a break in any of these destinations will give your trip a nice bonus.

Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

Located in the desert region in the state of Coahuila, it is located at the bottom of a basin surrounded by the Sierra Madre Oriental, this is a protected area and an important ecological reserve due to its biodiversity and because there is a unique place, where develops flora and fauna on gypsum soils. On your tour, you can observe diversity of species such as the golden lizard, the white shell turtle, the hinge water turtle and most fascinating, two species of mojarras.

Parras de la Fuente, Coahuila

This unique town was originally named Villa de Santa María de Las Parras because of its proven fertility, its monumental corners tell us about an agricultural development that places it in the first places of the production of wines, spirits and various liquors, so famous and appreciated as its textile industry specialized in denim, considered of high quality throughout the world. In the first days of November, the Sweet and Nut Festival is celebrated, in which all the Parras confectioners gather to share their products with the whole community and with the visitors that are in the place, which they can acquire the exquisite variety of nut, fig, grape, pine nut and cajeta candies.

Ghost Town Mier Monterrey

Mier, Tamaulipas

On the northern fringe of the state of Tamaulipas that borders the United States, is Mier City, a colonial town founded towards the middle of the 18th century, the protagonist of the Mexico-United States war in the 19th century and recognized in 2007 as Magic Town for its history, customs and legends. Moments of great importance accompany other constructions, such as the house where the Texan soldiers submitted by the Mexican army remained in prison in 1842, also known as Bean House, because according to popular history the commander of the square refused to comply with the order of shooting all the prisoners, keeping them prisoners in this house and resolving to shoot only one in ten that they would choose by drawing a lot using beans.

Arteaga, Coahuila

Arteaga captivates with its beautiful wooded places to anyone who visits it, with a rich aroma of fruits and a colorful mountain range that seems to embrace with admiration this enchanting destiny. A few kilometers to the south, you can visit the complex Forest of Monterreal, which has several tracks for skiing, available for tourists throughout the year even without snow, so if you are looking for a quiet environment you only need to rent a cabin and from the terrace, you will have beautiful views of Arteaga.

Don´t miss the opportunity to discover any of these places in your next search for flights to Monterrey MX and let them give a nice extra to your trip through this great Mexican city.

 

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.