Mexico Travel Guide Helpful maps and articles about Baja, the Yucatán Peninsula, and more.


From golden beaches to charming colonial towns to impressive Maya ruins, the warmth and hospitality of Mexico awaits.

Mexico’s Pacific Coast

  • Highlights of Gay Puerto Vallarta Playa de los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta.Puerto Vallarta has many gay-friendly establishments and events. This guide for planning your visit includes recommended accommodations, nightlife, and tours, as well as advice on which beach is the place to be.
  • Shopping in San José del Cabo’s Centro Historico A set of dia de los muertos handicrafts on display.From souvenirs to collectible furnishings, you can find a little of everything along the streets of San José. And unlike in Cabo San Lucas, here you can browse at a leisurely pace without worrying about aggressive shop owners encouraging you to make a purchase.

Yucatán Peninsula

  • Sights and Beaches in Puerto Morelos Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo. Photo © Tono Balaguer/123rf.Here are some key sights and beaches in Puerto Morelos. More and more travelers are spending lazy afternoons in the sun and sand, though the town is best known for the reef system just offshore.
  • Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve: Accommodations and Food Map of Tulum and Southern Quintana Roo, MexicoPlanning a trip to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve? Here are some options for accommodations and food in the area, as well as information about package tours available from locations in and around Punta Allen.

Central Mexico

Southern Mexico

Cancún beach panorama photo at top © Robert Pittman, licensed Creative Commons Attribution, No-Derivatives.