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Summer vacations: what to do in Mexico City


Mexico City is a vibrant place, with plentiful activities that can be enjoyed either as a family, couple, with friends or alone.

If you are thinking of spending a few days in the Mexican capital this summer, then you’re probably wondering what there is to do in Mexico City? Let us guide you through a few of the best things to do in Mexico City during your summer holidays.


Museums, museums and more museums!

You might already know that Mexico City houses an array of museums for every interest and taste. In fact, the abundance of museums makes the Mexican capital known as one of the cities with the most museums in the world. 

Some of the favorites are the National Museum of Anthropology, the National Museum of Art, the MUAC (University Museum of Contemporary Art) and the Blue House of Frida Kahlo.

Most museums in Mexico City have free admission on Sundays and offer a fun agenda of activities for children and adolescents.


Historic City Center

The historic city center will never cease to be one of the best places to visit in Mexico City. During summer vacation, it is full of events, fairs, exhibitions and concerts which are sure to appease the entire family. The historic center holds a large concentration of museums, gastronomic options, fun themed tours, bars and shops.


Outdoor activities

Mexico City has incredible places to do outdoor activities. One of the favorites is the Bosque de Chapultepec, in particular the first section where the lake, the castle, the botanical garden and many other places of interest are located. Here you’ll be able to spend hours exploring, and learning all about the area.

The trajineras in Xochimilco and the Sunday bike rides are also excellent options if you’re looking to get outside and enjoy the pleasant climate of the capital.


Tour in Turibus

The Turibus is a practical and easy way to get to know the best places and things to do in Mexico City.

The Touribus, is a tourist bus from which you can get off and on as many times as you like throughout the city. It offers four main circuits; Center, South, Polanco and Basilica, all with an  audio-guide service on board. It also boasts thematic experiences, such as canteens, wrestling and night tours, among others, and even full day tours to places like Teotihuacán, Taxco , Puebla and the cheese and wine route in Querétaro.


It’s obvious that there is a great variety of things to do in Mexico City. Enjoy your summer vacation to the fullest and come experience everything the Mexican capital has to offer!

Stay with us at Best Western Hotel Majestic. Our Mexico City hotel is located in the historic center: just a few steps from the Zócalo. It is an excellent starting point to go out and discover the different places to visit in Mexico City.


Visit our website to learn more about our rates and promotions, and enjoy an unforgettable summer vacation with Best Western.


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