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What to do in Veracruz

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From the danzón-dancing couples in Veracruz City’s zócalo to the impressive ruins at El Tajin to the north, to the snow-capped peaks of Pico de Orizaba, Veracruz has a diverse array of things to do for any visitor. A wonderful Caribbean vibe infuses Veracruz City—it is home to Mexico’s largest and best-known Carnival celebration—and on Friday and Saturday evenings its seafront boulevard and zócalo pulsate with music and fun. You'll never run out of things to do in Veracruz.
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Ignacio Zaragoza, Veracruz, Ver., Mexico
If you love street food, Mexico is the place for you. In every village, town and city, you can be sure to find a food cart anywhere there is a space to put one – in the markets, on the streets, in the parks, in front of tourist attractions, in...
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94299, Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho 321, Costa de Oro, 94299 Veracruz, Ver., Mexico
Located in Boca Del Rio, Veracruz on the boardwalk. Can be easily seen after a ten minute walk from the hotels nearby. Would highly recomend to see, take photos and reflect. Check out the beach and the food carts along the boardwalk too
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Predio Loma panda, 94151 La perla veracruz, Ver., Mexico
Pico de Orizaba is the third highest mountain in North America and the highest in Mexico. Located in the state of Veracruz this is a great site to see whether you are going to summit it or just hike. The elevation is 18,491 feet so beware of...
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Museo de Antropología, Lomas de San Roque, Xalapa Enríquez, Ver., Mexico
One of the great mysteries and archaeological wonders of Ancient Mexico is the colossal stone heads carved out of volcanic stone by the Olmec, who ruled the southern Gulf region of Mexico between 1,500-400 BC. The Olmec Civilization was located...
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Bv. Adolfo Ruíz Cortines 4298 A, Costa de Oro, 94299 Boca del Río, Ver., Mexico
The state of Veracruz located in the south on the Caribbean side of Mexico is very unique and beautiful. Prepare for every different climate if traveling around the whole state. Boca Del Rio offers the beach, the party, and business center...
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Latin America
November is citrus season in Northern Veracruz. The hillsides are covered with groves of oranges, grapefruit, and limes. Along the highway are roadside stands offering bags of sweet oranges. And a truly delicious surprise; orange blossom honey...
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Latin America
The Totanac archaeological site called El Tajin in northern Veracruz, Mexico, contains many unique examples of Mesoamerican architecture, such as the Templo de los Nichos or Temple of the Niches. The Totanacs ruled coastal Veracruz in the Classic...
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Juan de la Luz Enriquez, 91160 Xalapa Enríquez, Ver., Mexico
Why I didn't gain fifty pounds during my month long trip to Mexico, I don't know. There is nearly nothing so enticing for me as as a Mexican bakery! I insisted on stopping at nearly every one. Especially in the morning hours when you can watch the...
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Veracruz City is home to interesting museums and one of the best aquariums in Latin America, and you're bound to enjoy some great seafood while here. But that's not the most important reason to visit this town. No, what really makes Veracruz...