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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.
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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 www.orangesmile.com
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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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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
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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
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Aquariums in Mexico
♥   Aquarium 'Acuario Mazatlán' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Acuario de Veracruz' . On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Mexico

Ciudad Juarez

From the series “The Most Extreme Settlements on the Planet”
The most extreme city in Mexico is Ciudad Juarez. That's not because of the risk of natural disasters or harsh weather. The main problem of this city, which, at first glance, doesn’t differ from other Mexican cities, is its unfavorable crime situation. The actual owners of the city are large criminal groups, and clashes between them affect ordinary citizens. Murders and other crimes are happening every day. Local authorities and the police in any way can't establish peaceful life in the city.

The population of Ciudad Juarez is about 1.5 million people. There are many industrial centers in one of the most criminogenic cities. The tourism sector occupies its place in local economy too. Naturally, only the safest and most comfortable areas of the city with many historical and cultural … Read all

Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan

From the series “Famous Unesco Sites in North America”
Fans of walking along historical sites will be able to visit the pre-hispanic city of Teotihuacan, which is located not far from Mexico City. The exact age of the abandoned city is unknown. According to scientists, it could reach the area of ​​28 square km, the population was about 200 000 people. The enormous scale, elaborate design, and preserved ruins of the once majestic buildings testify to the fact that the city has flourished over the years. It came to desolation in the middle of the 7th century AD.

The exact cause of the desolation remains unknown. Definitely a rich and prosperous city was completely looted and destroyed. During the study, scientists found abandoned tombs and caches that store ritual gifts. Many sacred Mayan statues were smashed or disfigured. Based on these … Read all
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Expo 2020 in Dubai Was Visited by More Than 7 Million Visitors

If you haven’t visited this event yet, there is still time to book a hotel in Dubai because Expo 2020 Dubai runs until 31 March 2022. People who are unable to visit the emirate can make a virtual tour on the Expo 2020 website. By the way, the virtual visitation has already reached 31.6 million by the end of December. Read this

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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
Cancun
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
Guadalajara
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
Acapulco
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
Monterrey
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
Merida
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
Cozumel
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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