Mexican National Parks

Mexican National Park: Tulum, Quintana Roo

by Cie McCullough Buschle

If you want to see some pre-Columbian ruins, but also want to spend your vacation at a gorgeous beach, then go to Tulum. Tulum is is one of the earliest resorts on the Yucatan Peninsula, and also one of the oldest walled cities in North […]

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Mexican National Park: Camécuaro Lake, Michoacán

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Camécuaro Lake is a spring filled lake with crystal clear water. It is popular with picnickers for the lush vegetation surrounding the area, and also with professional photographers for its scenic beauty. Camécuaro Lake is a small lake, only 4 acres of surface area and […]

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Mexican National Park: Villa Coyoacán, Mexico City

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Coyoacán, or Place of the Coyotes, is one of the sixteen boroughs of the Federal District of Mexico City, but until the mid 19th century the area was a separate village. The historic center, now a National Park, was settled somewhere between the 10th and […]

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Mexican National Parks: Isla Contoy, Quintana Roo

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Every day up to 200 lucky people are allowed to take a two hour boat trip to the untouched beauty that is Isla Contoy. Isla Contoy is a small island, just over 5 miles in length and 1.25 square miles overall. The beaches are a […]

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Mexican National Park: Cumbres de Monterrey, Nuevo León

by Cie McCullough Buschle

If you know anything of Nuevo León or the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, then you are most likely familiar with the famous symbol of Monterrey – Cerro de la Silla or Saddle Mountain. It has a signature skyline, and is one of the most famous […]

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Mexican National Park: Arrecife Alacranes, Yucatán

by Cie McCullough Buschle

In the Southern Gulf of Mexico there are five islands that make up the Arrecife Alacranes, or Scorpion Reef. It is one of the most important sites on the Atlantic coast for nesting seabirds tropical birds. Although these islands, Isla Pérez, Isla Desertora, Isla Pájaros, […]

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Mexican National Park: Palenque, Chiapas

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Palenque is an archaeological and UNESCO World Heritage site close to the Usumacinta River in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The buildings date from the 3rd century BCE until the 8th century CE, when the Mayan city state it ruled, B’aakal, is believed to have fallen. […]

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