Winter getaways in Mexico

Although some people flee from the cold, in this season it is possible to find outdoor activities that are enjoyed more with low temperatures, and that keep you in constant motion so that the adventure does not stop.

A trip in El Chepe through the Copper Canyon.
A trip in El Chepe through the Copper Canyon.

Winter is the ideal time to leave home and plan a holiday with the intention of having new experiences and a positive attitude towards the end of the year.

Destinations such as magical villages, eco-touristic and mountainous areas are excellent choices when choosing a trip. The ClickBus bus ticketing platform has a ranking of the most requested winter destinations in Mexico.

Copper Canyon, Chihuahua

Low temperatures and beautiful snow-covered landscapes aboard the El Chepe train through the Copper Canyon, considered one of the most spectacular trips on earth, whose view at this time of year is unparalleled. On the way back, you will stay at Creel, where you will be able to enjoy ecotourism and activities such as climbing, mountain biking, hiking, hiking and rappelling.

Sombrerete, Zacatecas

This state is known for its architectural attractions, which during the winter season allow activities such as bicycle rides or walking along its picturesque streets, squares and its most emblematic alleys. There are also tours with music and mezcal. You can listen to the legends of the place; and if you are looking for more extreme experiences, try a four-wheeled tour or a zip line.

Forests of Monterreal, Coahuila

It is known as "the Mexican Switzerland", because of its forested lands and its temperature, which reaches up to 10 degrees below zero. You can access the private resorts, which have ski slopes, snow sports, and cabins to rest. If you also like extreme activities, don't hesitate to try Tyrolese, mountain climbing and ATV or bicycle tours.

San José de Gracia, Aguascalientes

It is a destination surrounded by the forests of the Sierra Madre Occidental, where it is possible to do camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing in the lake and even donkey trips. In this magical village, you can also find the figure of "Cristo Roto", placed on an islet in the Plutarco Elías Calles dam, to which the local inhabitants come to ask for favours and miracles. When you are in Aguascalientes, be sure to try the puchero (stew), the hen in envinada sauce or the toasted pork skin in vinegar.

La Malinche, Tlaxcala

Tlaxcala offers one of the coldest climates in the country this season. La Malinche ranks sixth in size among the national volcanic bodies, and as a National Park is the ideal place to breathe fresh air, go hiking, horseback riding, zip-line and even play on its soccer fields. You can also rest in this quiet place in one of its warm cabins, and to eat there is a varied offer of Mexican appetizers, which are sold nearby.

Real de Catorce

The magical mining town attracts a multitude of tourists at the end of the year, so make sure you make your reservation. Although Matehuala is relatively close, an overnight stay in Real is more attractive. A ride in the Willys, the all-terrain vehicle of the Second World War, is fun in a group. The town is full of legends. A horseback ride through the mountains is relaxing. The gastronomic offer is varied and there are restaurants of surprising quality.

In Mexico, there is a wide range of winter activities for all types of tourists, so that through extreme or relaxing activities you can enjoy the cold weather and live experiences that happen only in this season, so it becomes special not only for meetings, but also to create meaningful experiences.

By Mexicanist

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