10 Places in Mexico Where the Locals Love to Go

Tulum, Quintana Roo

The pre-Hispanic ruins in Tulum are set on top of a rock with a view of Paradise Beach and the turquoise water. This makes the archaeological zone of Tulum unique.

Valle de Bravo, Estado de México

This is one of the places that Mexicans love to go on the weekends. The Magical Town is not far from Mexico City and is a great place to get away from city life.

Cuernavaca, Morelos

This place is popular with city dwellers who want to get away from it all. It's about 50 miles from Mexico City.

Huatulco, Oaxaca

Nine Huatulco Bays have calm seas and rich vegetation. These beaches, with green mountains, golden sand, and vivid sunrises, are popular among Mexicans.

Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California

Really great food and wine? If you want to treat yourself, this is the place to go. This farm town is a great place for couples and groups of friends to find new Mexican wines.

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Mexicans relax in Tulum, but they party in Playa del Carmen. This small town with blue water has a lively vibe.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco

This beach is one of the most famous places for Mexicans to go and is the closest to Guadalajara city. You can enjoy the beach all year.

Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit

Bahía Banderas offers luxurious hotels with ocean-view infinity pools and spas that combine modern therapies with indigenous expertise.

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero

The best place for Mexicans to go on holiday in Guerrero is always up for grabs between Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, and Acapulco. 

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Mexicans travel to this beautiful city rich in culture to enjoy its food, travel to nearby natural attractions, experience the art of making mezcal, and enjoy some of the local traditions.