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5 Safest Tourist Spots to Visit in Mexico

The first thing that every traveler always consider before visiting a place is security in the place. They always make sure that the place is a tourist-friendly and will not put their lives at risk.

The United States State Department issued a security alert in October last year for Mexico and travel advisory that includes color-coded maps that reveal the most dangerous cities in Mexico where Americans were not advised to visit.

However, despite this, the number of Americans who visit Mexico spike every year. It is estimated that there are more than 28 million Americans who travel in Mexico every year. I

Moreover, it is also assumed that bad thing can even happen in the safest place. Though there are places in Mexico that are considered safe, it is still recommended that travelers need to make sure that they have to book a local who will guide them in the place, drink moderately, getting a cab instead of wandering especially at night, and leave valuables at a rented place according to Smart Travel.

Here are some of the safest places in Mexico that are recommended for travelers:

1. Mexico City

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The place has a long-standing reputation as a dangerous city. However, despite this, the downtown core of the city is quite safe and there are numerous attractions in the city that includes street arts, colorful markets, more than 100 museums that you can visit.

2. Puebla

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This is considered one of the safest places in Mexico. Puebla is just about two hours from Mexico City and the place is an emerging primary destination of the travelers. The place is the fourth largest city in the country and has the best Spanish colonial architecture.

3. San Miguel de Allende

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This is also considered one of the safest places in Mexico according to the ex-pat. This place is recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers cobblestone streets, Spanish colonial churches, and plenty of great restaurants. Another World Heritage Site which is just around 10 miles away from the place is the Sanctuary of Atotonilco which is the best destination for Mexicans and tourists who are practicing penitence.

4. Tulum

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Tulum sounds not friendly for some tourists, but the coastal town of the place to the south is safer. The place offers historical tourist attractions like the remains of the well-preserved ruins of the Mayan city walls and other historic structures. Moreover, the U.S. State Department did not release a travel restriction in Tulum.

5. Huatulco

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This is the best place in Mexico for scuba divers and those who love activities like surfing and snorkeling. There are surf spots in the place and this is also considered as one of the safest places to travel to in Mexico.

These are only a few of the places that are recommended for travelers. There are also cities and places that are not on the list. However, we assure you that you will never regret it if you visit the places listed above. Again, just always remember that anything can happen anytime and the best way to be safe in this place is to have a local to guide you, drink in moderation, and don't wander especially in the dark.