After more than 45 years, the sound and light show at Uxmal has been reimagined into a video mapping experience. Be among the first to enjoy it Tuesday through Sunday, starting September 1.
“El Grito” is just one night, but Mexican Independence is celebrated throughout September. This is your chance to try dishes like Chiles en Nogada, which are hard to find the rest of the year.
Yucatán’s never-ending summer means that going to the beach is possible year-round. Visit Telchac Puerto for a swim in crystal-clear waters, awesome ceviche, and a very relaxed atmosphere.
In the mood to beat the heat? A swim in a cenote is always a perfect plan. At cenote Yaal Utzil you can cool off for as long as you want after a morning in Uxmal; just take the Abalá exit on Carretera Mérida – Uxmal.
Enjoy a socially distanced sunset in Mérida from one of the city’s rooftop terraces. Options include Picheta, Chillout, DZ Bar, and the Courtyard by Marriott.
This month, the Toh Bird Festival offers a wide variety of activities for nature lovers, both in the city and throughout the state. See the full calendar on their website.
Celebrate one of México’s most delicious contributions to the world: chocolate. Visit Choco-Story in Uxmal or Valladolid to learn all about the history of cacao and taste it just as the ancient Maya did before us.
Visit Valladolid and discover why this Pueblo Mágico has become a favorite stop for Yucatecans and visitors alike, and why you’ll need more than just a few hours to fully enjoy it.
Get away from it all without leaving the city by having breakfast on the terrace at Cuna, at Wayam Mundo Imperial, and let its amazing surroundings immediately renew you.
If you’re traveling with children (or are a child at heart), don’t miss our story on foods to make you smile, where we give you a number of options that will surely brighten your day.
More Top 10 inspiration:
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