This city is located in Tamaulipas state and is known as a center of production of oil, copper and silver. Tampico got the status of the city in 1823. Prior to this it was considered a small settlement, which inhabitants were mainly involved in agriculture.
Since the city is located in a truly picturesque location on the coast of the Persian Gulf, it has quickly begun attracting the attention of travelers. Picturesque beaches and rich nature are ideal for relaxation, while mild climate of the region makes the "velvet" season pretty long. Today there are several large bustling beaches near the center of the city. If you want to have rest in silence in solitude, choose a hotel complex near a cozy distant bay. Beach rest here is organized at the highest level possible. Tourists have an opportunity to stay on the coast all day long because nearby they will find numerous high quality restaurants and entertainment venues, as well as a network of shops and lovely parks where they can shelter from the scorching sun.
Those, who like fun excursions, should definitely go to the town named El Tyne, where have retained many historical monuments. This town has become famous because of amazing pyramids, the construction of which took place in the 9 - 13th centuries. According to one version of archaeologists the first settlers of this place have determined time with their help. The most striking architectural monuments are located in the region named Queretaro. Here the majority of buildings were built in the 17th - 18th centuries. The city is also home to many old buildings. Nowadays first floors of these old homes have been turned into open air restaurants and hotels, which make the resort even more cozy and romantic.