Is an urban forest to the northeast of the city of Guadalajara, capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, this forest is in the limits of Guadalajara and Zapopan, forming one of the lungs of the metropolitan area of Guadalajara. In this forest you will find various attractions from lakes with ducks, a Japanese garden, tours, jogging tracks, a picnic area and a cultural center.
It is the most emblematic and beautiful site of the second most important city in the country. You will appreciate the diversity of old buildings. Attractions: La Rotonda, Degollado Theater, Cabañas Cultural Institute, Government Palace and four main squares that surround the Cathedral of the city.
Canyon of Huentitan
Just north of Guadalajara, the Huentitan canyon route (Mexico 54) is a canyon scenic route, departing from Guadalajara. It goes down to the canyon river at 920 masl, with some great views of Huentitan canyon and Santiago river, in rainy season it covers in green and many waterfalls appears around the canyon walls.
Museum of Paleontology
In its rooms we can appreciate the bones of the gonfoterio found in the Bank of Lake Chapala in the year 2000, as well as fossilized pieces of mammals of the Pleistocene epoch like antelopes, saber-toothed tigers, mammoths, megatherios, birds, amphibians and plants. In the Museum you can also enjoy temporary exhibitions, guided tours, conferences, film cycles and training workshops for all audiences.
Pantheon of Belen
At the moment it functions like Museum Pantheon of Belén, in 2007 underwent an intense and meticulous restoration. Although the pantheon is closed for funerary events, it continues to open its doors to the public only in order to appreciate its interior. For this there are tourist routes in which the tombs are shown and legends are told.
Is the main metropolitan zoo of the city of Guadalajara, is considered one of the most important and largest in the country by its number of species. It has areas like:
-Safari Masai Mara
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Is a Mexican beach resort city situated on the Pacific Ocean's Bahía de Banderas. Puerto Vallarta is truly a magical place with of it’s cobblestone streets and colonial buildings. Some reasons for choosing Puerto Vallarta to visit are its wonderful climate, the extraordinarily friendly people who live here, the many exciting tours available and the great selection of restaurants. This is all in a tropical location known for its security and safety. By car, it is around 5 hour from Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta is one of the safest tourist destinations in Mexico and the world.
The town of Tequila, Mexico processes most of the tequila that is on the market today. Once in the city, visitors are allowed to tour the various distilleries; as well as taste the various tequilas being processed. Tequila is located between Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta. By car, it is around 1 hour from Guadalajara; if you're coming from Vallarta, expect about a 4 hour ride. There is a train that travels between Guadalajara and Tequila that includes a tour of the city of Tequila, live music, food and drinking.
Chapala Lake, Jalisco
Is Mexico's largest freshwater lake, measuring 80 km from east to west and 18 km from north to south, covering an area of 1,100 square kilometers. Today, Chapala is still a favorite weekend and holiday destination for Tapatios, as the people of Guadalajara are known. The lake, surrounded by fishing villages and artisans, offers many attractions, including the visit to the islands of "Los Alacranes" and "Mezcala". By car, it is 24 minutes from Guadalajara.