Visitors to the State of Mexico might only see its colonial cities or its sleepy pueblos, but don’t be fooled. This little state is also the home for some serious… Read More…
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Just 50 years ago, Valle de Bravo was just a farming village on the banks of a river. But in 1947, a dam was built. This created a massive lake… Read More…
La Marquesa is the nickname for Parque Nacional Insurgente Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, which is a massive park in the State of Mexico. It’s between Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, and Toluca, the capital of the State of Mexico.
The Piedra Herrada Butterfly Sanctuary near Valle de Bravo in the State of Mexico is a brief home to millions of monarch butterflies every autumn. Monarch migration takes around eight months, and during that time four consecutive generations of butterflies are born and die.
If you’re looking for art, there’s more to the State of Mexico than Aztec architecture. The state is full of traditional handicrafts, and some are as old as the pyramids.
It’s one thing to go to a local market and bring home a souvenir, but it’s another to learn about the process behind it. In the State of Mexico, many local artisans will not only show you their work, but they will give you a hands-on experience you’ll never forget.
The State of Mexico may be modern on the surface, but its roots are deeply tied to ancient civilizations like Olmecs, the Toltecs and the Aztecs. Those old ruins are still standing and some are even accessible to the public.
Some visitors to the state of Mexico will often stop at the pyramids of Teotihuacan. But if you really want to avoid the crowds and still get a great experience, then head to Malinalco—with an ancient, surprising Aztec site that’s truly stunning.
In the State of Mexico’s “Pueblo Magico,” otherwise known as Tepotzotlán, you’ll find candy markets, fortune-telling canaries, and bubble-blowing grandmothers dancing to live music in the town square. Just a… Read More…
In the State of Mexico, Valle de Bravo has the perfect landscape and ideal atmospheric conditions for paragliding.