Colorful Dolores Hidalgo in the heart of Guanajuato

If you’re in San Miguel, wondering what else is out there to visit,  head north to Dolores Hidalgo for a sliver of Mexican history. This was the site of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s Cry of Independence (a.k.a., Cry of Dolores) back in 1810. Today, Dolores Hidalgo is known for pottery — in and amongst the fairly humdrum streets More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
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U.S. Department of State deems all major tourism destinations safe

On July 16, 2018, the United States Department of State issued an update for its travel advisory to Mexico by deeming all major tourism destinations safe. The Mexico Tourism Board revealed that more than 40 of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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19th edition of the International Jazz Festival of Campeche features world-class artists

Campeche, is a Mexican state located on the Yucatán Peninsula. It spans limestone hills, rainforests and Gulf of Mexico beaches. Its namesake capital is a colonial-era harbor city with baroque Spanish architecture, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Mérida, Yucatán follows San Miguel’s footsteps on the Travel+Leisure top five!

For the second time, Merida is among the five best Mexican destinations to visit, according to the most prestigious magazine of the travel industry  “Travel & Leisure”, achievement that is thanks More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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CNN Travel’s Best things to do in Guanajuato!

Conservative Guanajuato city — which, incidentally, once tried to ban public kissing — is the capital of its namesake state. It also eschews the classic grid system of most other Mexican cities. Instead, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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Yucatan Peninsula ‘Mayan Train’ Project is back on track

Quintana Roo, Mexico – According to senator-elect José Luis Pech Várguez of Quintana Roo construction on a new rail line for the high-speed ‘Mayan Train’ that will connect some of the most popular More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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The Guelaguetza: one of the most important annual indigenous cultural events in Mexico

Welcome to the maximum month of cultural expression in Oaxaca, July, Month of the Guelaguetza 2018. In July, Oaxaca awaits you to live the maximum celebration of the Oaxacans, Guelaguetza 2018, on Monday July 23 More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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One&Only Palmilla a state-of-the-art beach resort by the Sea of Cortez

The One&Only Palmilla sits by the Sea of Cortez, between the Baja California Peninsula and Mexico’s mainland, in a small patch of Baja known as Los Cabos (meaning “the capes”). The area encompasses two More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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5 of the Best RV Parks in Mexico

Flying down the roads of the United States in your RV is always a great way to scope out the country but sometimes we need to shake things up a bit. Mexico has become a more popular destination for RVers in recent More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Oaxaca-Puebla Reserve designated UNESCO World Heritage Site

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has declared the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán valley a mixed heritage site, the second to be designated in Mexico. The valley is the arid or semi-arid zone with the richest biodiversity More...