Things To Do In Hidalgo
A very beautiful state in the central Mexico is Hidalgo, Mexico. This place invites a lot of tourists every year to explore the culture and history of this place. This state was founded in the year 1869 and since then it has been one of the most interesting tourist destinations in Mexico. There is a lot of history related to this place and this history is based on the silver and Gold extraction mining companies. The name of this place was given in the honor of “The father of the Nation”, Don Miguel Hidalgo. The capital city of this state Hidalgo is Pachuca and this place is having a nickname as “The beautiful Windy City” in Mexico.
You must definitely plan your weekend tour or a long tour in this place Hidalgo. There are many lovely and interesting to see and enjoy on your holiday at Hidalgo. You can plan your trip along with your family or friends, as this place is having all kinds of tourist attractions that are suitable for people of all age groups. No other place in Mexico is going to be more interesting and exciting than Hidalgo State of Mexico. Plan your trip today and enjoy your holiday.
When To Go:
When you are planning a long holiday with your entire family after a very long time, then you should make sure that you are planning it well. You should first check the weather details of the holiday destination and then book your tickets. The weather of Hidalgo is comfortable all round the year and it is always warm. So, now you can plan your trip to this place at any time of the year and have a pleasant holiday with your entire family.
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Even if the weather is comfortable all round the year, there would be a few months during which the climate is going to be just awesome and that is the time when everyone would like to travel to this place. Those beautiful months of Hidalgo are between October to April, but the crowd is also going to be really high during these months. Now that you have checked the comfortable months of Hidalgo, it is important to make sure that you are planning your trip in advance if you wish to travel during these months. The reason why you need advance booking and planning is, you should not face any problem regarding the flight tickets after promising your family about the holiday. There is another reason as well and that is you should not face the problem for accommodation after reaching the place.
So, planning in advance will make you and your family happy. Now, it is time to have a look at the things to do in Hidalgo and this will make your trip exciting as well. You will also get an idea about how many days should be your trip in Hidalgo…
Real del Monte
A very small town in the state of Hidalgo is Real del Monte and this place is also called as “Mineral del Monte”. It is a mining town where you get a chance to see many interesting things. You will have a lot of restaurants in this town, which serve the best food of Hidalgo and you are going to love it for sure. This town Real del Monte is a good place for shopping some silver jewelry. This town is itself is having many interesting things like many archways, a few old mines, old buildings of the 18th century, red brick buildings, red tile roofs and many other things.
When you are visiting Real Del Monte, make sure that you are not missing the very interesting festivals and carnivals that are held at this place. One of such very interesting carnivals or festivals is Fiesta del Dulce, which is called Confectionary festival. Another very popular festival in this place is “Festival de la Plata”, which is a festival of silver. The artists and the designer provide the best designs of their work. “Paste” is another interesting festival of Hidalgo, which is celebrated in the month of October. This is the festival of Hidalgo, which should not be missed if possible. Out of so many festivals in this state, this “Paste” is an interesting festival.
Something, which is good to enjoy for you and your kids is Prismas Basalticos. This is a waterfall with fresh water. You should visit this waterfall during the Spring to enjoy it. This place looks so lovely that you will not feel like leaving the place. It would be great if you can plan to visit this place at the end of your trip in Hidalgo. You can relax yourself completely from the tiredness of sightseeing in this place and you will feel so relaxed when you reach back to your place. This place is just lovely natural.
Many people who come to this place to spend their holiday, do not miss this place as the view of this waterfall is just amazing and it is maintained very well. Do not forget to click a lot of pictures of this natural waterfall. Many local people visit this place during weekends and this is considered as the favorite picnic spot for the people living here. There are restaurants for food and drinks. So, you don’t have to worry about anything, rather you just need to enjoy your vacation. Many tourists who visited Hidalgo, vote this place as one of those places which should not be missed at any cost.
Tolantongo Caves is an amazing place to spend a whole day along with your entire family. This place is something different from all those things that you get to see in this place. You will be truly amazed with what you get here. You have many things here like hiking, waterfalls to enjoy and caving and much more. This place Tolantongo Caves is actually divided into two halves, the first half is having a waterfall and a tunnel behind it.
The second half is having just water everywhere. You have waterfalls, water slides and pools to enjoy with your entire family. This place is said to be the hidden Paradise or “ El Paraiso Escondido”. There are many resorts in this place and restaurants as well, which are going to make your holiday more exciting. If you wish to stay at this place and enjoy more than one day, then book a room at the resorts and have fun. The food at the restaurants in this place is really yummy and you should not miss the food as well. Taste the food at this place even if you are not staying at the resorts.
Pena Del Aire
Pena Del Aire is an amazing beauty of nature, which you should not miss at all. If you are able to make up to the peak point of this mountain, then it is going to be more amazing. There are many viewpoints on this mountain. The view from the top of this place is breathtaking and spectacular. This place is not very popular in Hidalgo, but you can reach the place if you can take the help of some local people or a guide.
You will leave behind all the pain that you had to undergo to find this place and that is because of the view of the mountain. You will not find much crowd at this place as this place is not known to many people, but this is definitely worth visiting and for spending some quality time with your entire family. The road is not paved and also those who do not like extreme peak points should avoid this place. Hire a car to reach this place or a mini bus is also a good option.
On your trip to Hidalgo, visiting Reloj Monumental, which is a clock tower is very important. You will just love the tower itself. This clock tower’s construction was started in the year 1906 and was completed by 1910. It was renovated recently, maybe a couple of years ago, but when you are visiting this clock tower, you feel like this tower was just constructed. The height of this clock tower is 40 meters and just amazing. If you have been to the Big Ben in London, then the machinery of this place looks similar to that.
This clock tower is having a lot of history associated with it and that is something more interesting to know. When you enter inside the clock tower, everything is found in Spanish. If you are very interested in learning about its history, then you should definitely hire a guide along with you, on your trip to this place. You will get to hear the national anthem of Mexico for every one hour inside the clock tower and this is more lovely. As this is located at the center of the city, you will find it very easy to reach this place.
Tula Archaeological Ruins
Tula Archaeological Ruins are a great place to visit, but the only problem that you face when you are going is the place is located very far from the center. You will have to drive a very long way to reach this place. The town is very good with very friendly people around. The Tula statues are also interesting. You will see mixed reviews about this place when you check online, but this place is definitely worth visiting and you should not miss it at all.
If you are running out of time, then you can skip this place as there are many other interesting things in Hidalgo than this place. This place is very small and will not take much of your time, you will have to spend time in traveling to this place. Try to visit the place if you find some extra time in your tour or if you are traveling to any other place on the way.
Archivo Historico y Museo de Mineria
Another interesting place to visit on your trip to the Hidalgo state is Archivo Historico y Museo de Mineria. You don’t have to worry much about finding this place and you will just need an hour or two to go for a tour inside this mine. You will be allowed in groups inside this place, if possible, make sure that the group in which you are going inside is small else you will not be able explore everything inside this mine and also you will not get much time to spend.
The entry fee to this place is cheaper, it is much cheaper for senior people and students as well. The walk inside the mine is going to be just 450 meters long, but you get a chance to learn a lot of new things which you are not aware.
Parque David Ben Gurion
If you are in Hidalgo and not visiting Parque David Ben Gurion, then you are definitely missing something very important. The Mosaic and the huge football are the attractions in this place. Many tourists visit this place and they just love it. You have a theatre of silver drop inside this place and also a huge hall of football fame which is really amazing to visit. The Mosaic is 400 meters long and is dedicated to all the women in the world. You will love it, so do not miss the place.
Parque acuatico "La Gloria Tolantongo
Another place to enjoy the waterfalls in Hidalgo is Parque acuatico "La Gloria Tolantongo. The place is really fantastic and breathtaking. You will just love walking in this place and the waterfalls are natural and lovely.
This state Hidalgo is having a lot of waterfalls and it would be an amazing trip to Hidalgo if you are planning your trip in the Spring season. Inside the park, you also have a few fountains and they are really good to enjoy. You can spend some quality time with your family or friends. The mountains and the water in this place are really beautiful.
Centro de Arte y Filosofia
Centro de Arte y Filosofia is a beautiful place for all those people who love art and admire it. This place is having a huge collection of interesting paintings and you will just love them for you. When you are visiting this place, make sure that you are having enough time to explore the entire gallery that is exhibited here.
You should not miss even a single painting as all the paintings are having their own beautiful and you should definitely explore them. The entry inside this place is not very expensive as you will get a chance to see much more than what you are paying for.
Finally, have a look at an amazing place which is just for your family fun. You and your kids can together, enjoy this place Tephe Park as there are many rides in the park which are suitable for people of all age groups. Your kids are going to have more fun than you in this place. You have different kinds of pools, that means pools of different sizes and shapes and your kids can enjoy based on their choice. The best part of this Tephe park is the water in the pools is warm and hence your kids can enjoy the water as long as they want, without having fear of cold or fever. The changing room in this park is also maintained very well. The staff at the park are very friendly and you will not face any problem in the park. There are food courts in the park and they are very reasonably priced. You can enjoy the food at those food courts or you are even allowed to carry outside food which is not allowed in many parks which have their own food courts. You have tables and chairs arranged for you to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the park and rides with your family. Do not miss this place as your kids will love it for sure and that is more important in a family holiday.
There are many other interesting places to shop and many more waterfalls also in this place Hidalgo. As this is a state in Mexico, there will be many interesting to offer to its tourists. You should plan a long tour in Hidalgo to enjoy everything here. There are many museums also in this place and all of them are worth visiting as every museum exhibits something very interesting and full of historical values. If possible, plan your trip in the Spring season as there are many waterfalls here and they are just amazing. There are many festivals and carnivals as well in this place and if you want to be part of any of these carnivals or festivals, then make sure you check on their dates before you book your tickets. Hidalgo is an amazing place to spend a holiday with entire family. Plan the trip well and add up more places to see in this place and then pack your bags to make it a very interesting holiday. Have a great holiday in Hidalgo, Mexico.
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