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What to do in Veracruz

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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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...