What to Do, See, and Eat Around Central Mexico
What Can I See in Central Mexico?
You might be overwhelmed with what to do, see, and eat in Central Mexico. No worries! We’ve lived in Central Mexico for almost 4 years, so we have the latest and greatest for you to discover about this unique region.
Check out our post links below to our sister website Epicurean Expats for the best of what Central Mexico has to offer for your customized tour.
Farmland stretches between the big city of Queretaro and the Sierra Gorda mountain range. The surrounding hills and mountains are a nice backdrop to a herd of goats sauntering through the fields to find the most succulent blades of grass to munch on. And this post will focus on one of life’s ultimate pleasures: cheese.
Peña de Bernal is supposedly the third largest monolith in the world. More than a year after we moved here, and a few mishaps, we would finally step up to the challenge to explore this popular nature hike plus all the foodie goodness the town is known for.
Tequisquiapan is the perfect escape from city life. Surrounded by dairy farms and vineyards, Tequisquiapan is an oasis for relaxation with its spas, boutique hotels and countryside activities.
Queretaro’s Centro incorporates more than 204 blocks of history, politics, conspiracies and even a love story, yet it is usually overlooked for its more famous neighbor San Miguel de Allende. There’s so much to see and do that skipping out on this UNESCO World Heritage Site would be a sad mistake.
Travel & Leisure has named it the Best City in the World in 2017 and 2018 and we can see why. Cobblestone streets, multi-colored buildings, a culinary scene that ranges from street food to fine dining, and exquisite art give San Miguel that real Mexican charm that art lovers desire.
San Miguel de Allende is known for it’s incredible restaurants. Mexican cuisine reigns in this colorful town with regional specialties from the Yucatan to Oaxaca plus international cuisine ranges from pizza to sushi. Regardless of your personal taste, dining al fresco in San Miguel is one of the many pleasures to enjoy in this colorful city.
Because Queretaro’s Centro is so walkable, we’ve put together a list of restaurants for you to stay close to all the action. Whether you just arrived, want to celebrate a special night or looking for a particular atmosphere, we have a range of Centro restaurants for you to enjoy. This is by no means all-inclusive, but it will give you restaurant options for every budget.
The Pueblo Magico of Dolores Hidalgo may be smaller than its neighbor San Miguel de Allende, but it’s rich in Mexican history, art and charm. This tiny town is where Father Miguel Hidalgo gave the cry for independence from the Spanish rule. The Mexican War of Independence may have started in this town, but it’s artistry in ceramics and tile and love of wine are excellent reasons today to visit this enchanting Pueblo Magico.
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