Plan your trip to Mexico
Regional Population: 106,202,903
Local Currency: MXN
Mexico is a country in North America, lying between the United States of America to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the southeast. Its extensive coastlines include the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Mexico boasts warm and friendly people along with unique food, art and archeology. Man-made wonders include pyramids, museums, superb architecture and magnificent cities; while natural features include 6,000 miles of coastline, snow-capped mountains in the Sierras, rainy jungles in the Southeast and desert in the Northwest.
Mexico is home to more than 50 golf courses, excellent fishing and many world-famous destinations such as Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos and Pátzcuaro. Mexico is the 8th ranked major destination for foreign visitors, according to the World Tourism Organization.
Mexican cruises offer families warm temperatures, native art and culture, and plenty of adventure.
Not every cruise itinerary fits every type of traveler. Read our cruise expert’s recommendations for how to find your ideal cruise and season to travel.
Give back to local communities by participating in voluntouring projects on your next family vacation.
From pirate ship sailings to glass blowing to volunteer opportunities, there are plenty of off-beach family activities for Cabo vacationers.
Cabo activity options—from whale watching and deep sea fishing, to horseback riding and desert treks and more—are sure to fit any family itinerary.
Take a wellness vacation for your body and soul in Los Cabos.
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Outdoor enthusiasts love the Mayan city of Cobá—so do tropical birds, monkeys and alligators.
Take a Lake Pátzcuaro candlelit boat procession to an island cemetery celebration of the dead.
Alltournative’s tours are geared for the entire family. Our writer’s day-long adventure with her son featured kayaking, swimming in cenotes, a traditional Mayan meal and four-wheel fun.
Check out one of these kid-friendly accommodations on your next Mayan vacation.
Pristine beaches, ancient ruins and eco theme parks—there is something for everyone at this jewel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast.
After visiting this Mayan site rich in history, check out the nearby theme park Xel-Há.
Take your vacation beyond champagne and flowers with these tips for spicing up your travels, even on a business trip or family vacation.
After the kids are tucked away for the evening, enjoy some quality tequila in the Riviera Maya—even though it’s made more than 1,000 miles away.
Cruise lines welcome children aboard for free, reward families with a gift card and free airfare, and offer reduced prices.
Check out an anniversary deal at InterContinental Tampa, a Girlfriends’ Getaway package in Sarasota that benefits charity and a free honeymoon offer to Mexico.
Walk for charity, pamper your American Girl, visit Vancouver and bring the whole crew for cheap to Ireland or Mexico.
Baja California’s warm waters attract the gentle giant fish and adventurous tourists, who are willing to swim with them.
Read our Los Cabos articles on where to stay and what to do before you plan your next Cabo vacation.