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Mexico City Travel Guide

Why You Should Visit Mexico City

If you love arts and culture more than sun and sand, skip the beachy coasts and visit Mexico City instead. Here you'll find a staggering number of museums surrounded by streets full of murals, colonial architecture, cobblestoned plazas, and colorful food markets. Make time for a day trip to the pyramids of Teotihuacan.

When to Visit Mexico City

Popular times of year for Mexico City travel include spring, when the weather is warm and there's not much rain, and early November, when the city celebrates Dia de los Muertos. Hotel rates drop during rainy season and in winter, making these good times for budget travelers to visit Mexico City.

Weather in Mexico City

You might associate Mexico with hot weather, but that's not the case in Mexico City, where high temperatures are generally in the 60s and 70s year-round. April and May are the warmest months, while the rainy season runs from June through September. You'll want an umbrella and at least a light jacket most times of year.

WOW: River Boats in Xochimilco

Discover the colorful canals of Xochimilco, one of Mexico City's most festive neighborhoods where you can take a ride on one of these partying river boats.