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Family holidays with children in Mexico - attractions and entertainment

Government Palace For tourists traveling with children, Mexico offers a large selection of entertainment and educational activities. It's worth to check out the interactive Museum of Light in Mexico City. In addition to interesting scientific expositions, there are paid (from $ 15) hourly seminars for children and teenagers that combine learning with entertainment. At these workshops, children are told about the amazing properties of color and light as well as offered to participate in experiments and create their own kaleidoscopes, sundials, illusions and similar interesting things that can be brought home as souvenirs.
The country of the sun and beautiful beaches has everything you need for a luxury vacation. Truly luxurious Mexican hotels are waiting for those who …
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In Aguascalientes, there is Mexican Traditional Toy Museum that will be of interest to children and adults alike. Several centuries of children's toys are collected in one place, and some of them are allowed to play with. This is an interesting experience enabling you to see what Mexican children played with in the past. Four-story Museo Juguete Antiguo (Toy Museum Old Mexico) in Mexico City is an incredible collection of toys from around the world, from simple to strange and even bizarre ones. The atmosphere of colorful chaos reigns in the museum, there are almost no exhibits resting behind the glass - instead, they lie and stand here and there. Vintage toys are sold in a shop on the ground floor.
Papalote Museo del Niño located in the heart of Mexico City would be a wonderful discovery for tourists with 6-12 years old children. It is divided into several thematic areas: "I am", "I communicate myself", "I belong", "I understand", and "I express myself". Here children learn about the human body, Mexican history, culture, and nature. Luis Enrique Erro Planetarium in Mexico City with its digital dome, telescopes, computer animations of various natural phenomena, and small auditorium hosting multimedia lectures will not leave any child indifferent. Copyright
In such a culturally enriched country as Mexico, there are a lot of historic buildings, some of which presently house hotels. Some hotels in the …
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Active kids need to move a lot, so it's worth to take them to an amusement park. In Playa del Carmen, you'll find amazing Xplor Park offering walking in deep caves, swimming or boating in a crystal-clear underground river among stalactites and stalagmites, and jungle safari. For the bravest, there is zipline - a classic flight on a rope over the jungle, after which you can relax in an outdoor recreation area in folding chairs and hammocks. The park has an excellent restaurant serving exotic fruit smoothie.
Lost Mayan Kingdom Theme Park is located in the fishing village of Mahahual on the Caribbean Sea coast. Two classic ziplines and unique one with roller coasters elements, simple water slides for children and extreme ones for adults, swimming on inflatable mattresses on the Jaguar River, relaxing in a pool near the restaurant, in a cave cenote or in hammocks on the beach - you just don’t want to leave this place. Especially for children, there is the "Monkey Island" with small pools, water slides, and tunnels, as well as a recreation area for parents.
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Six Flags Amusement Park in the capital is the largest park of its kind not only in Mexico but also in all of Latin America. It has a huge number of rides of varying degrees of the extremity: roller coasters, merry-go-rounds, labyrinths, a Ferris wheel - a total of about fifty different rides for adults and children. In Mexico City, on Carmen Square, there is Xcaret Eco-Park, which harmoniously combines entertainment and nature conservation. Children will enjoy its water slides surrounded by trees and swimming in clear cenotes, while for the smallest ones there is a sandpit and a shallow pool. The park also offers a wonderful view of the Caribbean Sea from the Rotating Scenic Tower, archaeological sites, caves, Mayan villages, and much more.
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Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in Mexico
♥   Zoo 'Africam Safari' Puebla. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Chapultepec Zoo' Mexico City. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Guadalajara Zoo' Guadalajara, Jalisco. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Parque Loro' Puebla. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Parque de Aragón Zoo' Mexico City. On the map   Photos
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Mexico
♥   Water park 'Agua Caliente' Jalisco. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Aquasplash' Morelos. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'El Rollo Morelos' . On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Cici Acapulco Mágico' Acapulco. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Corral Grande' Guadalajara. On the map   Photos
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Mexico
♥   Aquarium 'Acuario Mazatlán' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Acuario de Veracruz' . On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Mexico

Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

From the series “Famous Unesco Sites in North America”
Ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, located in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, is one of the most visited attractions in the world. Every year, tens of thousands of travelers come to the Mayan cultural center to stroll through its streets, admire the mysterious pyramids and unique places of worship. According to scientists, the city was founded in the 7th century BC.

The main mystery of the ancient city is the reason for its depopulation, which occurred in 1194. For unknown reasons, the large and prosperous city, which had recovered from attacks and looting, went deserted overnight. For many years, Chichen Itza was being a regular venue for the archaeological research. Scientists managed to discover lots of historical monuments. The center of the ancient city is the Temple of … Read all

Biosphere Reserve of Sian Kaan

From the series “Famous Unesco Sites in North America”
There is an amazing biosphere reserve in Mexico, which deserves attention of travelers from around the world. Sian Kaan is located in the eastern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. Sian Kaan got the status of the national reserve in 1986. The park will be a real boon for those who love to explore natural attractions. A large part of its territory is covered by tropical forests. It’s also worth noting that the reserve embraces coastal waters of the Caribbean Sea. There’s a part of the barrier reef, so fans of diving will be glad to visit these places.

While walking through the park, travelers will have an opportunity to admire rare mangroves, as well as to see the cane of more than 3 meters height and a lot of other amazing plants. The park is home to over 330 species of birds and 100 … Read all
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Top cities of Mexico for children

Mexico City
Travelers, who enjoy making long excursions in picturesque places, are recommended to visit Mercado de las Flores de Nativitas. This national park is a great destination for a picnic. There are special fully equipped areas for barbecue. Children will like special playgrounds with rides and slides. The park is also suitable for walking and cycling as there are many interesting routes of different complexity level. In Mexico City, there are several wonderful amusement parks, and Dolphin Discovery … Read more
Among the entertainment centers of Cancun worth noting is Ventura Park, aimed at visitors with children of different ages. There are a lot of colorful rides and carousels in the amusement park, and even a small water park with bright slides and fountains. For those who on a hot day prefer to relax in a closed cool room, a special pavilion with various slot machines is available. The park is beautifully decorated and has many living plants and an interesting landscape area with gymnastic … Read more
The dolphinarium Mundo Marino invites travelers to get acquainted with the most amazing marine inhabitants. Every day, there is a show with trained dolphins in the zoo. Visitors can watch how the staff of the center feed the dolphins and even swim with them in one pool. In addition to the dolphins in the center, there are also marine seals and colorful parrots, with which visitors can also get more closely acquainted. The dolphinarium is located in the territory of a beautiful park. All its … Read more
A full rest in Acapulco cannot be imagined without walks through the picturesque nature reserves, it will be interesting for small researchers to take a stroll through the Papagayo Reserve. This reserve is characterized by a variety of exotic plants. On its territory, there are three beautiful artificial lakes. The vast park has become home to dozens of species of exotic animals and birds. The most fortunate visitors will be able to see the rarest inhabitants. In addition to the natural … Read more
Nature enthusiasts should take interest in visiting Bioparque Estrella, a fascinating and picturesque nature reserve, inhabited by many exotic residents. This place is a home for magnificent elephants, giraffes, and zebras. On top of that, there’s a wonderful dino park, full of realistic dinosaur figures. The reserve grounds also include a small hostel for everyone, who’d like to stay in this beautiful place a little longer. For anyone who’d rather not be away from the town for too … Read more
One of the most mind-blowing parks in the city is Acuaparque – it is not a classic park in the usual sense of the word. The primary feature of this park is its beautiful lake. This beautiful natural oasis has become home to dozens of birds species. It is extremely interesting to watch the inhabitants of the park. Many individuals come here specially to feed the birds. In addition to the beautiful lake, you can see many bizarre geological formations and exotic plants. Another awesome … Read more
Another original center that will appeal to enthusiasts of nature is the Cozumel Animal Adventures. It is a small original zoo in which visitors can pet and even carry many animals. The real pride of the zoo is the collection of colorful talking parrots, with which visitors can make tons of spectacular photos. The zoo is very beautifully decorated. It has many living plants and flowers, and there are also equipped recreational areas. The Discover Mexico Cozumel theme park enjoys … Read more
Cozumel Island
You can also communicate with animals at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park. This is a small private zoo with iguanas, crocodiles, raccoons and a dozen different animals. Raccoons are pretty friendly and you can feed them or pet without any difficulties. Here the child may see and a few unusual mammals that live on Cozumel and the nearby Islands. If you are tired of communicating with our smaller brothers, just go swimming and sunbathing – the zoo is located very close to the coastline. The nearby … Read more

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