Valerie Wilson Travel

Mexico City

Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and besides being the largest city in Mexico, is the most populous city in all of North America. Mexico City is a vibrant sprawling metropolis known for its vibrant food, nightlife, art, and culture, all rooted in rich history. Colonial architecture mixed with indigenous designs are unique to Mexico City and unlike any other part of the world. From tropical beaches to ancient ruins to floating gardens, Mexico City is a massive treasure chest waiting to be explored.

What We Would do: 
  • Xochimilco. Known as the Little Venice of Mexico, Xochimilco, is one of the most important tourist destinations. Float through canals aboard traditional trajinera boats listening to traditional mariachi music and learn about Mexican folklore and culture.  
  • Teotihuacan. An hour north of the city’s center sits an ancient Mesoamerican city dating back to 400 B.C. – designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Explore the pyramids, temples, and platforms or take a hot air balloon ride and see the settlement from a new perspective.  
  • Museo Nacional de Antropologia. A must visit to understand Mexico’s history. Located in Chapultepec Park, the Museo Nacional de Antropologia holds the world’s largest collection of Mexican Artifacts. 
Where We Would Stay: W Mexico City 

W Mexico City sits in the fashionable and upscale Polanco district, north of the Chapultepec Park known for its shopping and dining. Rooms in this boutique hotel are quirky and bright, designed to invigorate and inspire. From the lobby to the bathroom, W Mexico City is sprinkled with funky design details that all point back to the colorful city it sits in. The hotel’s bar, The Living Room, is a hip lounge that serves as a perfect meeting point to venture out to all the nearby culinary adventures. A perfect central stay for seeing, eating, and experiencing Mexico City! 

December 2021