Mexico is one of the most popular tourist countries on the planet.

Mayan Ruins Ways (from Cancun)
Sumidero Canyon – Chiapas

Much of the tourist industry revolves around the beach resorts as well as the altiplano in the central part of the country. Visiting the northern interior allows visitors to get off the beaten path a bit. American tourists tend to predominate on the Baja peninsula and the more modern beach resorts (Cancún and Puerto Vallarta), while European tourists congregate around the smaller resort areas in the south like Playa del Carmen and colonial towns like San Cristobal de las Casas and Guanajuato.

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La Huasteca Potosina

Its extensive coastlines of more than 10,000km include the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Mexico has pleasant and warm weather, unique food, art and archaeology, pyramids, museums, haciendas, superb architecture and 21st-century cities.

Mayan Ruins Ways (from Cancun)
Chichen Itza Ruins

With weather from snow mountains in the Sierras, to rainy jungles in the Southeast and desert in the Northwest, numerous golf courses, excellent fishing, and world-class destinations (like Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos, and Mazatlan), Mexico is ranked as the 7th major destination for foreign visitors, according to the World Trade Organization.

Pyramids on the beach in Tulum, Mexico
Mayan Riviera

High and low, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; temperate plains with grasslands and Mezquite trees in the northeast, desert and even more rugged mountains in the northwest, tropical rainforests in the south and southeast semiarid, and temperate coniferous and deciduous forests in the central part of the country.

Stunning views from Hierve el Aqua- Short Escapes from Mexico City
Hierve el Agua – Oaxaca