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

Mexico

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


Mexico’s Pacific Coast

  • An Expert Guide to the Top Destinations in Mexico Parroquia de San Migel Arcángel in San Miguel de Allende. Photo © Julie Meade.From beachfront yoga retreats to avant-garde photography exhibitions, international performing-arts festivals to breathtaking wilderness, Mexico is a fascinating place with a seemingly endless variety of experiences to offer. The constant is the warmth of its people and culture—and, of course, its enviable weather—near-perfect year round. If you’re considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, here’s ...
  • A Perfect Day for Romance in Puerto Vallarta Set on the sand facing the ocean, two chairs flank a small table with a yellow umbrella.Puerto Vallarta is the place for romance. Swaying palms on golden beaches, moonlit walks along the shore, and brilliant Pacific sunsets make the Bay of Banderas the perfect backdrop for weddings, anniversaries, engagements, or just a quick romantic getaway. Here are great suggestions for a perfect romantic day in Puerto Vallarta.

Yucatán Peninsula

  • Moon Tulum cover Moon Tulum 1eThis full-color guide includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning. Experienced Mexico travelers Gary Chandler and Liza Prado know the best way to explore Tulum and nearby areas, from the postcard-perfect Mayan ruins to the rich biodiversity of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Chandler and Prado include engaging itinerary ideas for a ...
  • The Best Cancún & Cozumel Beaches Riviera Maya. Photo © Tono Balanguer/123rf.If you love beaches, you’ve come to the right place. Authors Gary Chandler and Liza Prado point out the best spots in the Riviera Maya, Tulum, and more.

Central Mexico

  • Moon Mexico City cover mexico cityJulie Doherty Meade lived as an expat in Mexico City. In Moon Mexico City, she shares the city with you, including unique itineraries like The Best of Mexico City, Historic Mexico City, Public Murals, Best Markets, and Mexico City by Design. This full-color guide to Mexico City covers: Neighborhoods Experience the life of the city in the best ...
  • Moon San Miguel de Allende cover San Miguel de Allende 2eJoin longtime resident and writer Julie Doherty Meade for an unforgettable experience. With her unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon San Miguel de Allende has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. With sparkling blue skies, baroque architecture, and joyous conviviality, Moon San Miguel de Allende tells you ...

Southern Mexico

  • Moon Spotlight Oaxaca Valley Cover of Moon Spotlight Oaxaca Valley, 2nd ed.Moon Spotlight Oaxaca Valley is a 90-page compact guide covering the best of Oaxaca City and the culturally-rich valley that surrounds it. Author Justin Henderson offers seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and he includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on ...
  • Moon Oaxaca Cover of Moon Oaxaca Seventh EditionThis full-color guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps. Traveler and author Justin Henderson covers the best of Oaxaca, from bargaining at the Mercado Juárez to exploring the Castillo de Moctezuma Aztec pyramid. Henderson offers up unique trip strategies, including Best Beaches and Local Festivals & Native Markets, as well as experienced advice on where to ...

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