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3 Vacation Hotspots in Mexico Where Most Americans Will Be Heading This Summer


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Mexico is the number one most visited destination for American travelers, and these three hotspots are the most popular for 2023.

According to the travel insurance company. Allianz PartnersThese are the top three most popular destinations in Mexico among US travelers this summer.

Cabo Mexico pool view

This data is based on flights booked from Memorial Day through Labor Day this year.

It’s no surprise that the top three most popular vacation spots in Mexico are all beach destinations, as many American travelers want to plan the perfect summer beach getaway.


The first on this list is Cancun. Not only is it the most popular destination in Mexico, but it is also the number one international travel destination in the world for Americans.

aerial view of cancun mexico

Americans continue to flock to Cancun for its beautiful beaches, abundance of resorts for every travel style and budget, and easy access from the United States. (About 40 cities in the United States have nonstop flights to Cancun.)

Cancun is also the main travel hub on the Riviera Maya, Mexico’s Caribbean coast, which is home to other popular destinations such as Playa del Carmen and Tulum.

Travelers heading to these trendy destinations must also stop by Cancun, which is why the city set a new all-time tourism record in 2022 with more than 30 million visitors.

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view of tulum beach

2. San Jose del Cabo

Another of the most popular destinations in Mexico for American travelers is San José del Cabo. This city is the gateway to Los Cabos, the stretch of coastline that stretches from San José del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas, 20 miles to the south.

Los Cabos is known for its stunning beaches on the Pacific coast, excellent resorts and hotels, spectacular scenery, and many adventure and water activities.

Cabo Mexico Arcos and ocean

This destination has been increasing in popularity in recent years, to the point that it is now the second most popular destination. in the world for US travelers after Cancun.

Los Cabos is also one of the safest destinations in Mexico, making it ideal for a carefree summer vacation this year.

3. Puerto Vallarta

Finally, Puerto Vallarta is the third most popular vacation destination in Mexico for Americans this summer. (And the seventh most popular international travel destination in the world, according to data from Allianz Partners.)

Marriott in Puerto Vallarta

This is another fantastic beach destination in Mexico, located on the Pacific coast. It has been rapidly increasing in popularity with American travelers, setting a new all-time tourism record in 2022 with more than 6.2 million visitors.

Travelers love Puerto Vallarta for its beautiful beaches, delicious restaurants, and vibrant nightlife, which offers something for everyone.

Puerto Vallarta also won an award for being the best destination in Mexico at the 2022 Travvy Awards, proving that this beach destination is only going to continue its upward trajectory.

Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Mexico off the beaten path

While Cancun, San José del Cabo, and Puerto Vallarta are the most popular summer destinations in Mexico, you may be looking for a place where you can escape the summer crowds and enjoy a more authentic Mexican experience.

While these vacation hotspots are popular for a reason, that also comes with drawbacks like huge crowds and inflated prices on everything from hotels to food to activities.

Mexico City, Palacio de Bellas Artes or Palace of Fine Arts

You can experience a different side of Mexico for a fraction of the cost and with fewer crowds in many underrated destinations.

Here are some of the best alternatives to popular tourist destinations in Mexico.

You may also consider exploring one of Mexico’s other incredible destinations, such as the capital Mexico City or one of the Magical Towns of Oaxaca.

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