Me gusta Mexico! 😀

This wonderful country is huge, with SO many beautiful beaches, friendly people, amazing ruins, picturesque peaks, and culinary delights. I love it, and I’m fortunate that I can spend some serious time here exploring. Yay! 😎

Map of Zennie's travels in Mexico
Mexico – Map of our travels so far, through 20 states in Mexico

Posts from our Mexico travels

Visiting the Mayan ruins at Edzna

Visiting the Mayan ruins at Edzna

I don’t know what the name “Edzna” means, but I would guess “Place of the iguanas”. I have never seen ...
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Hacienda San Lorenzo and Cenote Oxman, Mexico

Hacienda San Lorenzo and Cenote Oxman, Mexico

The historic Hacienda San Lorenzo is different from the abandoned haciendas that lie in ruins around the Yucatan. This is ...
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The Copper Canyon - Mexico Road Trip Recap

The Copper Canyon – Mexico Road Trip Recap

A friend of mine mentioned wanting to visit Mexico's Copper Canyon. I'd heard about this place ever since I was ...
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Route for the 2017 Sonora Sojourn

Sonora Sojourn – Mexico road trip recap

Trip theme: Beaches and exploration! I was following the Sonoran coastline, which of course involves beaches on the Sea of ...
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Mexico, State by State

Explore this wonderful country with us, state by state, from the beaches of Sonora to the pyramids of Yucatán, and everything in between!

Baja California, Mexico - Stark desert beauty

Baja California – Where the desert meets the sea

Baja California is the top half of the skinny Baja peninsula. Most of the people live in the border cities ...
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Baja California Sur, Mexico

Baja California Sur – Beaches, sun, and so much more

Baja California Sur, the southern half of the peninsula, is known for the tourist hot spots of Los Cabos. But ...
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Campeche, Mexico

Campeche – Mayan temples and pirate forts

Campeche is one of the 3 states in the Yucatán peninsula. Like its sister states, it has balmy beaches and ...
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Chiapas, Mexico

Chiapas – Rugged and wild country

Chiapas, in the far south of Mexico near Guatemala, has some of the most rugged mountains and remote jungles in ...
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Chihuahua, Mexico

Chihuahua – Copper Canyon country

Chihuahua is an enormous state in northern Mexico. I expected to find a desert, but there are beautiful rolling hills, ...
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Colima, Mexico

Colima – Small state with a big heart

Colima is a tiny state on Mexico's Pacific coast. There's a pretty little Pueblo Mágico called Comala, which is where ...
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Estado de Mexico, Mexico

Estado de Mexico – Mountains and monarchs

Mexico is the name of a city, a state, and a country. Estado de Mexico is in the center of ...
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Hidalgo, Mexico

Hidalgo – Haciendas and hot springs

Hidalgo is a mountainous inland state in eastern Mexico. Much of the terrain is ruggedly beautiful. There are hiking trails, ...
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Jalisco – Beaches and so much more

Jalisco is a sprawling state with a bit of everything. Puerto Vallarta beckons beach-loving tourists, while the capital, Guadalajara, is ...
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Michoacan, Mexico

Michoacán – Mountain lakes and sandy shores

Michoacán stretches from the Pacific coast to the high central mountains. Morelia is a beautiful colonial city, and Patzcuaro is ...
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Nayarit, Mexico

Nayarit – The Riviera is calling

Nayarit, on the Pacific coast, is famous for the gorgeous sandy beaches and bays along the Riviera Nayarit. Visitors lounge ...
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Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca – Colorful cultural mosaic

Oaxaca is mostly mountainous, with a stretch of sandy shore along the south. There are 16 indigenous cultures here, which ...
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Puebla, Mexico

Puebla – In the shadow of the volcano

Puebla is in the central highlands of Mexico, and has some of the country's tallest peaks. At nearly 18,000 feet, ...
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Quintana Roo, Mexico

Quintana Roo – Beach lover’s paradise

Quintana Roo, on the Yucatán peninsula, draws international crowds to its string of sandy beaches, and resort towns like Cancun ...
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Sinaloa, Mexico

Sinaloa – Mazatlán and magic towns

Sinaloa is a long, skinny state on the shore of the Pacific and Sea of Cortez. There are plenty of ...
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Sonora, Mexico

Sonora – Desert and the deep blue sea

Sonora is a large state in northwestern Mexico. There's a lot of Sonoran Desert scenery, studded with tall saguaro cacti ...
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Tabasco, Mexico

Tabasco – Sizzling land of the Olmecs

Tabasco is a sultry state along the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the state is tropical rainforest. The Olmec civilization ...
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Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz – Gulf shores and tropical forests

Veracruz is a long state with the mountains on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. The ...
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Yucatán, Mexico

Yucatán – Pyramids and palm trees

Yucatán is one of the 3 states that make up the Yucatán peninsula. This was the homeland of the ancient ...
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