23 Things to Do in Mexico to Discover Your Heritage – FamilySearch December 7, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch – 23 Things to Do in Mexico to Discover Your Heritage – FamilySearch December 7, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/things-to-do-in-mexico/.

December 7, 2019  – by  Alison Ensign

Mexico offers a wide array of rich cultural traditions, beautiful natural landscapes, and delicious foods. If you have Mexican ancestors, one way to discover your heritage is to visit Mexico. You can engage in Mexico’s fascinating history and indulge in native culture with some of the top things to do in Mexico listed below.

Learn more about what it means to connect with your cultural heritage and how to do it, or discover more about Mexico’s history and culture as you seek to understand your Mexican heritage.

Cultural Experiences and Festivals in Mexico

Embracing cultural celebrations and activities can help you feel connected to your ancestors in a new way because many celebrations and activities date back generations.

1. Fiesta de la Candelaria

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2. Palacio de Bellas Artes

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3. Las Posadas

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4. The National Museum of Anthropology

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5. Día de Muertos

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Historic Sites in Mexico

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1. Coba

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2. Tulum

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3. Centro Historica de Morelia

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4. Teotihuacan

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5. Chichėn Itzȧ

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6. Metropolitan Cathedral

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Nature in Mexico

Mexico offers a diverse set of natural landscapes and parks. Here are some of the top choices to see.

1. Isla Espiritu Santo

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2. Santa Rosa Wall

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3. Huasteca Potosina

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4. Cenote Chaak Tun

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5. Parque Ecologico Chipinque

This mountainside park near Monterrey offers everything from hikes to biking to a museum and insect house. It is favored for its breathtaking views.

6. El Arco de Cabo San Lucas

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Mexico’s Food

Food is an integral part of almost any culture, and Mexico is no different. Savor the food on your visit to taste a piece of Mexico’s culture. Here are some of the top must-have cuisines on your trip:

1. Elote

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2. Mole

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3. Tamales

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4. Pozole

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5. Chilaquiles

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What do you most look forward to seeing on your trip to Mexico? Remember the significance of your cultural heritage to help you grow closer to your ancestors and family’s story.

 

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