Say the word “Mexico,” and what come to mind? Spectacular beaches, lively resort towns and stunning scenery? Or maybe jungle ruins, archeological sites and fascinating history, full of colorful characters? Whatever Mexico means to you, and for whatever reason you come to visit, knowing a bit about the country will make your stay a more interesting and meaningful experience. Get the basic Mexico facts.
What is the language of Mexico? Did you know that there are 62 languages spoken in this vast country? Depending on where you visit, you may run into one or two. What about the climate? Mexico has one of the most diverse weather systems on the planet, and the weather can vary greatly from region to region and season to season. There is nothing that will ruin a beach vacation faster than bad weather so knowing the facts about Mexico weather is only a plus. What about holidays? When and where are they? Mexico seems to have a festival marking a religious or civil occasion nearly everyday, but celebrations differ from town to town. Knowing which ones are scheduled in the town where you are staying will help you avoid business closures and crowds.
What are the most important locations for beach vacations, all inclusive vacations, archeological trips, Colonial town explorations, museums, jungle tours, ancient ruins, fishing, SCUBA diving or whale watching? Mexico is a huge country, and each town and each region has its own character and its own
reasons to visit. Fishing is not great in Cozumel, but it is hard to beat in Cabo. There are not many ruins in Acapulco, but they are scattered across the Yucatan Peninsula. 5-star resorts are hard to find in Lake Chapala but they rule the roost in Cancun. These are basic Mexico facts.
Knowing the basics about Mexico will help ensure that you choose the perfect location and have the perfect Mexico vacation!