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Best Day Trips from Mexico City

Teotihuacan. Credit: Flickr / Pat Strosahl

The dazzling diversity of the things to do in Mexico City makes the city a popular tourist destination. You can journey through museums, art galleries, or unwind at the world-class bars in Mexico City. Do you wish to escape the hustle bustle of the city and explore some charming sites? Get ready to witness the most mesmerising sites and cities on your day trips from Mexico City. We have handpicked some of the best day trips from Mexico City for you.

Taxco, Guerrero

Taxco, Guerrero

Head to the city of Taxco near the border of the Guerrero state. Located around 200 kilometres from Mexico City, you will reach this city from the capital in four hours. The city is popular for its silver mining industry and you can look out for the silver products. Taxco enthrals guests with its pueblos mágicos, intriguing environs, winding streets, and red-tiled roof-vistas. Visit Santa Prisca church, one of the most iconic attractions in Taxco.

Puebla, Puebla

Puebla, one of Mexico's best colonial cities, is a fantastically well-preserved centre and is a two-hour drive from Mexico City. Located in the state of Puebla, the capital shares the same name, Puebla. As the fourth largest metropolitan area in Mexico, the city has a rich blend of culture and modernism. Look out for the opulent colonial buildings with azulejos (painted ceramic tiles) and Ex-Hacienda de Chautla, an English castle nestled brilliantly in the middle of a lake. 

Cuernavaca, Morelos

Cuernavaca Credit: Public Domain/IlianaLo

Cuernavaca is popularly known as the city of the eternal spring. The Morelos state's capital is just around an hour's drive from Mexico City. Admire the lavish royal residences, churches, and museums in Cuernavaca. Look out for the La Casa del Olvido (or Olindo), home of Emperor Maximilian in 1866 or Las Estacas, home to the Bahidorá Festival.

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