The Most Beautiful Regions in Mexico Map

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The beautiful land of Mexico is a vast country made up of 39 states. Part of North America, it boasts the luxury of having multiple different seas on its shorelines – with both Pacific Ocean and Gulf Of California acting as separate entities just off your own back doorsteps! This means that you can enjoy some time away in paradise without ever needing so much as anough money for food or transport costs.

The Mexican Plateau is a land of vast distances and diverse cultures. The two mountain ranges that define the Territory run north-south, while east to west there’s Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt filled with some of Mexico’s most awe inspiring volcanoes for you to explore! Here is a map of Mexico:

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Baja California

Baja California is a beautiful peninsular state that extends 1,500 kilometers into the Pacific Ocean. To its north is American territory and to it’s south lies Los Cabos–literally meaning “the Hands” in Spanish because they are so close together!

In the Mexican state of Baja California, one can find beautiful beaches with stretches of sand and sea. Most visitors to this region arrive via its airport which is located in Los Cabos -a resort city known for great nightlife too! There are many other incredible beaches along the western Gulf Coast shoreline; Bahía Concepción Bay might be another prime spot if you’re looking forward to a relaxing day at your preferred beach location.

For surfing, you should head to the west coast. Here Pacific Ocean waves make for some good riding and are one of Mexico’s most popular types of sport along with soccer (fútbol). The city Ensenada in Baja California is home to an international airport as well which means it has easy access around North America when traveling abroad or just looking into other places that might be worth visiting!

Northern Mexico

The state of Sonora is known for its desert landscape. Thundering across the Mexican flatlands, it’s a vast area that encompasses seven different states from west coast to east – including Tamaulipas on our way down south! The rains only come in sporadic patches during this dry season so you’ll want an umbrella at all times if venturing out into nature here–but what better time than summer?
The people are friendly and kind-voiced – something anyone who visits knows will leave their senses refreshed after experiencing some sunshine break outside their doorsteps (or even just hanging around town).

One of the most famous natural wonders in this region is actually not all that well-known. Located at an altitude over 10,000 feet on Mt. probation in Chihuahua and part a Sierra Madre Occidental range known as Barrancas del Cobre; it’s made up six distinct canyons making for epic landscapes – some even say majestic views!
Elsewhere you will find coastal plains like those near Sinaloa where plant species thrive such as elephant tree (with roots capable to reach two meters down).


Bajio is a beautiful region in central Mexico. It’s known for its rich history and culture, with towns that date back to colonial times dotting the landscape of Bajío.

The largest city in the region, Guadalajara is not only considered to be one of Mexico’s most culturally rich areas but also home to some beautiful colonial architecture. It’s birthplace for mariachi music and an architectural gem that holds many grand examples like Hospici Cabañas–the biggest hospital complex found all over North America! Next there’s Expiatorio del Santísimo Sacramento which was built as homage from its citizens.

In addition to being a popular destination for tourists, Guanajuato is also home of many artists. In this colonial Mexican city you’ll find old churches with paintings that are hundreds-of years old!

Central Mexico

The country of Mexico is one that will surprise you with its breadth and depth. One such place, in the heartland region known as Central Mexico sits atop a dormant volcano called Iztaccihuatl 5,230 meters above sea level – making it an impressive sight indeed! And if we’re not feeling ambitious enough for our next destination? Head just over 300 kilometers west from Puebla city where there stands another great pyramid: The Capilla del Rosario de Cholula (which also has some beautiful gold sculptures).

After a long day of hiking and exploring, you can enjoy some peace at one of the many natural springs in Izta-Popo Zoquiapan National Park. For example, there’s also an active volcano on display for those who are interested – it may even be possible to spot ancient creatures like rabbit!


The coast of the state of Veracruz stretches northeast and southwest, making up much of Mexico’s Gulf. For visitors looking for a mix between beaches and architecture with less crowds than central or southern parts oof country–Vercuriz provides just that! It was here where Spanish conquerors first set foot onto Aztec soil; it’s also where they invented an era-appropriate culture appropriately named “Veracruzan.”

The landscape is a stark contrast, from the beaches of Veracruz to its snow-capped mountains. The small settlements offer an interesting glimpse into Mexico’s rich culture and history with magical pueblos such as Papantla or Xico where cobbled streets meet baroque churches square in what feels like a time warp back hundreds years ago!

Pacific Coast

The Pacific Coast of Mexico has long been famous for its party cities, but there’s much more to do here. Colima boasts San Benedicto Island – the largest and most visited island in Revillagigedo Islands group with an uninhabited volcanic peak that’s also home to lots marine life like manta rays! El Tortugario Ecologico National Reserve is another great way travel along this beautiful coastline line while protecting our environment at same time..

The Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park in Guerrero boasts one of the world’s longest cave systems – The Grutes de Xahual?lapan Caverns. In outside areas, there are ample opportunities for pursuits like rock climbing and rappelling.

Straddling Jalisco-Michoacan is Mexico’s largest freshwater lake – Lake Chapala with over 1 100 square kilometers encompassing many scenic beaches & fishing spots fed by Lerma River


If you’re planning a trip to Mexico, make sure that Oaxaca is on your list. This state has been called “the hidden Jewel of the Southeast.” For centuries it was home for Mixtecs and Zapotecs; their culture still thrives here in modern times with archaeological sights abundant throughout this region like churches covered in gilded carvings or fortresses built during colonial times by Spanish conquerors. In addition there are markets galore where anything from fruit pies to leather sandals can be found – all different but just as tasty!
The capital city, also named ‘Oaxac’ (pronounced wa-ha-ca), offers an array of beautiful architecture: church spires reminiscent not only skyward when viewed

The ancient ruins of Monte Albán, complete with pre-Colombian buildings dating back thousands of years can be found in Oaxaca. There is also the beaches that offer a more alternative vibe for those seeking it and modern resort towns like Huatulco where you’ll find plenty to do without having too many tourists around!

Chiapas & Tabasco

The region of Chiapas and Tabasco is a hidden gem in Central America. This area has coastlines on both the Gulf of Mexico as well as Pacific Ocean, but also boasts lakes inland from its Mayan ruins that date back centuries before European settlers arrived to claim them for themselves. San Cristóbal de las Cases retains much Spanish colonial flavor with cobblestone streets lined by beautiful red-tiled roofs; Bonampak temple complex offers an insight into how ancient civilizations lived their lives – you’re sure to be awestruck by what’s here!

For travelers looking for a taste of ancient history, Palenque is the place to go. Magnificent stone ruins reveal that this Mayan city was once home to an empire thriving more than half-a millennia before it would be overwhelmed by cedar woodlands and become forgotten in time – but not forever! Travelers can also enjoy Chiapas’ turquoise Laguna Miramar when visiting Mexico’s neighboring country Guatemala; with warm waters perfect for swimming or canoeing on these biodiverse lakes (which border each other), you’ll quickly feel at peace here as well…

North of Chiapas, Tabasco is more than the namesake for a spicy sauce. There’s lush jungle landscape around Tapijulapa and Villa Luz Waterfall where you can walk across hanging bridges spanning over rivers until reaching incredible sulfur falls in this town called “Villa.”

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Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan is a destination for those who want to get away from it all. From bustling metropolises like Cancun and Playa del Carmen, with their renowned party scene; or Tulum which sits deep in the jungle -the Maya Riviera offers an escape into nature while still having plenty going on if that’s what you’re looking forward too!

The Yucatan Peninsula has always fascinated me. The pyramids of Chichen Itza are located on this lush, fertile land and it seems that every inch is shrouded with mystery from ancient temples to sunken cities below ground level. One such city in particular captured my attention for its bizarre architecture – Tab01 (also know as Sacrificial Slate).

In fact these cave networks were considered sacred by the Mayans who believed they held mystical powers like healing or prophesizing future events!

Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is home to a plethora of marine life and the second largest barrier reef in world.

The Meso-American Barrier Reef stretches all way to Honduran bay islands. It’s no wonder that this area attracted ancient civilizations like Mayan or Aztec who were fascinated by its beauty!