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Mexico Travel Guide

The white sand between your toes, view of the Mayan ruins, delectable cuisines and an ice cold bottle in your hands and you're in Mexico!

Population: 104 million

Currency: Peso - MXN ($1 US = $11.17 MEX)

Language: Spanish

Documents: Bring either a U.S. passport or a certified copy of a birth certificate and photo identification.

When to Go: This is a year round destination, but to provide a few parameters, the rainy season is from May to November, you will be fairly safe from the rain in mid-November to May. Mid-summer is tourist season and whenever demand is high expect to pay more for hotel accommodations, but this could be avoided if you plan ahead of time. However, restaurants frequented by tourist will still remain expensive. Cabo and Cancun are top Spring Break destinations so expect a good party scene at this time and if your not the college crowd or not in to the party scene, you’ll want to stay away.

Getting There: It’s most convenient to arrive by air and a majority of flights will arrive in Mexico City. It is also common for flights arriving from the US to arrive in Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Guadalajara and Cancun.

Mexico with its colorful history and rich traditions is an inviting vacation hot spot for everyone. Mexico enchants visitors with the perpetual warm weather, white sandy beaches, impressive Mayan ruins, an exhilarating night life, tantalizing cuisine made from a complex fusion of ingredients, excellent scuba diving and just spoiling a visitor with all of its natural charms. The following are some great places to visit, that offer tremendous variety:

Oaxaca the state capital known for it's famous folk art, architecture and wide selection of authentic food.

Acapulco provides a nesting ground for the rich and famous, but it doesn't play favorites and everyone is invited to relax on its beaches, take in the beauty of the bay and harbor to enjoying the nightlife when the discos come alive.

Cancun, commonly found on the top list of hot destinations, offers tranquil lagoons, sandbars, to various water sport activities for the active vacationer, to booze cruises makes it one of the most favorite Spring Break vacation spots and it appease every visitor on any type of budget.

Puerto Vallarta, a popular resort vacation spot, visitors come here to enjoy world class golf, old cobblestone streets, take a hot air balloon ride for scenic views of the vast bay to the vast Sierra Madre mountains, and top notch restaurants cooking up appetizing local dishes.

Cozumel is a heaven for scuba divers, home to the second largest reef in the world, the Palancar reef.

Mazatlan offers long stretch of golden beaches, Ixtapa is lined with luxurious resort getaways, Guadalajara – Mexico's second largest city is rich with culture, history and tradition.

You can't resist getting charmed by all that this country has to offer, so go to Mexico!

When you are in a foreign country knowing where the nearest consulate is may prove to be very useful. So here is a list of the US consulates which can be found in the major cities of this country:
  • Ciudad Juarez (address: LOPEZ MATEOS NO. 924, phone: 011-52-656-611-3000)
  • Guadalajara (address: 175 Progreso Street, phone: 52 (33) 3268-2100)
  • Monterrey (address: Av. Constitucion # 411 Pte., Monterrey, Mexico, phone: 81)8345-2120)
  • Tijuana (address: Tapachula #96, Tijuana BC Mexico, phone: 52-664-622-7400)
  • Hermosillo (address: Monterrey 141 Pte., Rosales y Galeana, CP83260 Hermosillo, Son., Mexico, phone: 662)289-3500)
  • Matamoros (address: Calle Primera #2002, Col. Jardin, phone: 011 (52 )(868) 812-4402)
  • Merida (address: Paseo de Montejo No. 453 x Av. Colon, phone: 52) (999) 925-5011)
  • Nogales (address: P.O. Box 1729 Nogales, AZ 85628, phone: 011-52-631-313-4820)
  • Nuevo Laredo (address: Calle Allende 3330, Col. Jardin, Nuevo Laredo, Tamps, MX 88260, phone: 52) 867-714-0512)
  • Mexico (State of Texas - Mexico Office, link: http://www.tded.state.tx.us/trade/)
  • Mexico City (Embassy, link: http://mexico.usembassy.gov/)
 

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