Navigating Nuevo León's Highways for Seamless Travel

Unveil the charms of Nuevo León, Mexico's enchanting northeastern state. Delve into its rich history, awe-inspiring landscapes, and thriving industries. Discover a captivating destination where adventure meets culture in just one visit.

Navigating Nuevo León's Highways for Seamless Travel
Santiago, Nuevo Leon, a Magic Town is hidden in the Sierra Madre Oriental, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. Credit: SECTUR México

Welcome to Nuevo León, a captivating state nestled in the northeastern corner of the Mexican Republic. Bordered by the United States of America to the north, San Luis Potosí to the south, Tamaulipas to the east, and Coahuila and Zacatecas to the west, Nuevo León offers a rich history, diverse landscapes, and thriving industrial sectors. Let's embark on a journey to explore this remarkable region and uncover its hidden treasures.


In 1576, the Spaniards set foot on the Port of Tampico, marking the beginning of their exploration of the northern and northeastern lands. This region was later christened "Nuevo Reino de León" in honor of the ancient Iberian Kingdom of León. Nuevo León spans an area of 65,555 square kilometers (25,309 square miles) and is divided into 51 municipalities. The state experiences an extreme climate, with an average annual temperature of 21°C (70°F).