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Best Time to Go to Mexico

If you're traveling to the Caribbean or Pacific coasts, beware of hurricane season, which can bring storms any time between June and November. (If you're willing to take the risk, you may find reduced rates at resorts.) Winter and spring are popular times to visit for their dry weather and pleasant temperatures. Rates often go up around popular holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Independence Day and Day of the Dead.

Mexico on a Budget

Mexico is a very budget-friendly destination, especially if you take the time to explore less touristy areas away from the coasts. Public transit is an affordable option in many parts of the country; if you end up in a taxi instead, agree on a fare with the driver before departing. To save a few pesos on meals, seek out street food and goodies from local markets (most restaurants serve tourists and are priced accordingly). Finally, make purchases in pesos rather than U.S. dollars to get the best possible prices -- and don't be afraid to haggle.

Mexico Trip Reviews

big bend Motorcycle visit by michael
On our annual Texas hill country motorcycle trip a few of our friends joined us and continued on to the edge of Big Bend national Park to the Terlingua Ghost town staying in the Candelilla house thru the http://www.bigbendholidayhotel.com/roadtorockhouse.html for a few days. Our first full day consisted of ... Read more!

Copper Canyon Trip Nov 23-29, 2013 by vagabondginger
Copper Canyon Trip Nov 23-29, 2013 by Ginger This bus trip leaves from Phoenix or Tucson and is escorted by a bi-lingual tour director. We crossed into the Mexican State of Sonora at Nogales, had lunch in Santa Ana and stopped in Hermosillo to see the lovely colonial cathedral. Our first night was spent at the ... Read more!

Coast Starlight by Melissa Schmidt
The mission was to get down to San Francisco,CA in a relaxing and most zen filled way ever. Amtrak was the key player in this mission. We got into a roomette. That was sweet in so many ways. They're was a bottle of Champagneā€ˇ waiting for us in our room as well as some bottled water. My husband drank the ... Read more!

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