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Go whitewater rafting, ride horses and enjoy seafood in this eclectic state with stretches of white sand and green mountains.

With indigenous ruins, old colonial towns and beach havens, the state of Veracruz is full of activities. The tropical seasons here generate lush green forests in the mountainous inland, while rivers and valleys add to the spectacular scenery. Enjoy the strong Cuban and African traditions here that influence the seafood and culture. 

The weather is particularly hot and humid from April through August, so find relief at a beach on the Emerald Coast. In the northern part of the state, visit the laid-back Tuxpan for North Beach and Reforma Park. A little further south is Tecolutla, with quaint colonial buildings, a small park and beaches. Take a boat tour to the mangroves and spot exotic birds.

Nearby is El Tajín, an archaeological site that is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Marvel at the group of sacred temples from more than a millennium ago.

For a livelier scene, head south to Veracruz, known as “Puerto” to distinguish it from the state. Spend the evening in the Veracruz Harbour for its acclaimed nightlife and seafood restaurants. See the San Juan de Ulua Castle, the Carranza Lighthouse and the Naval Historical Museum in and around the port. Bring the kids to the Veracruz Aquarium a little south of the harbor.

Drive northwest for around 1 hour to reach the state capital of Xalapa for its excellent malls and galleries. Stroll through the Clavijero Botanical Garden and delve into the Cave of Orchids in the center of the city.

Aside from the communes, Veracruz has stunning countryside with myriad activities. Go whitewater rafting with a tour operator on Antigua River, the Actopan River and the Pescados River.

Note that the state of Veracruz is in eastern Mexico, about 220 miles (354 kilometers) east of Mexico City. Take one of the regular 1-hour flights from the country’s capital to General Heriberto Jara International Airport. Get around the state on horseback, motorcycle, bike or bus. 

Veracruz is a tropical hub with white-sand beaches and forested mountains flanking the vibrant towns.

Where to stay in Veracruz

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Top Hotels in Veracruz

Grand Fiesta Americana Veracruz
Grand Fiesta Americana Veracruz
4.5 out of 5
Blvd Manuel Avila Camacho S/N, Fraccionamiento Costa de Oro, Boca del Rio, VER
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,605 per night from Jun 7 to Jun 7
4.4/5Excellent! (967 reviews)

Reviewed on 2021/5/6

Grand Fiesta Americana Veracruz
Camino Real Veracruz
Camino Real Veracruz
3.5 out of 5
3650 Manuel Avila Camacho Blvd, No 3650, Boca del Rio, VER
Free Cancellation
The price is NT$1,790 per night from Jun 14 to Jun 14
4.2/5Excellent! (981 reviews)
"Great hotel with beautiful views. A lot of great restaurants near it too!"

Reviewed on 2021/4/27

Camino Real Veracruz
Emporio Veracruz Hotel
Emporio Veracruz Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Paseo Del Malecon No 244, Veracruz, VER
The price is NT$1,458 per night from May 16 to May 16
4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)
"Service was great"

Reviewed on 2021/5/3

Emporio Veracruz Hotel
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