Mexico, North America

Mexico is the fourth largest country by area & second largest by population in the continent of North America. Mexico is bordered by the USA to the north, pacific ocean to the west & south, Guatemala & the Caribbean sea to the south east & Gulf of Mexico to the east. Mexico had many civilizations like the Aztec, Toltec, Maya & many more, before the arrival of Spanish in the sixteenth century.




Mexico being one of the largest economies of the world with the largest silver producer & tenth largest oil producer, Tourism is also one of the major contributor to the economy. Mexico is first in the Americas by the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites & it also ranks first in the number of international tourist arrivals.

Based on the type of the place, location, climate & few other things, tourism in Mexico can be categorized in to the following.

Beaches & Resorts
Heritage & Historical sites
City & Architectures
Adventure & Sports

List of places based on the following category:

Beaches
Cities & Architecture
Lakes & Rivers
Pilgrimage
Churches
Temples
National Parks
Water Falls
Historical Places
Mountain & Valley
Desert
Monuments
Museums
Nature & Forests
Palaces & Forts
Bird Sanctuary




Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza is one of the pre columbian cities of the Mayan Civilization. Its located in the state of Yucatan in Mexico. This archeological site has many ruins of the Mayan Temples, one of them is the El Castillo or its also called as the Temple of Kukulkan, this has been voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A lot of people around the world estimated to about 1.2 million tourists visit Chichen Itza every year.

El Castilo or the Temple of Kukulkan

La Iglesia

Dudhsagar Falls, Karnataka-Goa, India

Dudhsagar Falls located on the Karnataka - Goa border in India is one of the spectacular multi tiered waterfall. This 4 tiered waterfall has a height of 310m (1017 feet). There is a railway bridge at the 3rd & the last tier of the falls, the beauty of this falls is when the train is crossing the bridge with the falls in the backdrop. During summer the falls will mostly be dry, the best season to see the beauty of this falls is during monsoon and early winter which is July - December.

View of the falls from the view point of the lower falls.

Last tier, lower falls of Dudhsagar

Lake Tahoe, California, USA

Lake Tahoe is an Alpine Lake spanned across the states of California & Nevada of the United States. The North, the West & the Southern parts of the Lake lie in the state of California & the Eastern part & North Eastern parts of the lake lie in the state of Nevada. Its the largest alpine lake in North America with the surface elevation of 6225 ft. Its also the second deepest Lake after Crater Lake in the United States. Tourism to Lake Tahoe is mostly for the Winter skiing activities & summer water sports activities.

Heavenly Ski Resort

View of Lake Tahoe from Heavenly Ski Resort

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

Grand Teton National Park, located in the North Western part of the state of Wyoming in the United States is one of the most beautiful and scenic National Park, it lies in the Rocky Mountain Range. This National Park is just around 10 miles south of another famous park - Yellowstone National Park. Grand Teton is a popular destination for some of the activities like hiking, mountaineering, fishing, boating, etc.

Grand Teton Mountain Range

Scenic view from Oxbow Bend