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Monterrey, Mexico is a modern city that is easy to navigate for visitors. There is no shortage of activities in Monterrey for everyone to do enjoy.

Things To Do:

Aside from the numerous cultural attractions and museums, there are quality restaurants and an active nightlife, and plenty of places to shop in and around the city. The nearby mountains, canyons and desert that surround the city also offers a pleasant diversion. Some of Mexicoʼs best hiking, mountain biking and cave exploring are nearby.

Museums

Planetario Alfa

8303-0002

Av. R. Garza Sada No.10000, San Pedro Garza Garcia

This art museum holds a permanent technology exposition, a science garden and IMAX dome theatre.

Paseo Santa Lucia

8345-9898

Museum of Mexican History Dr, Coss No. 445, Sur Centro

This pleasant river walk is located next to the museum. You can rent a paddle boat or enjoy the river front bars and restaurants.

Open Air Concerts

Macro Plaza

8335-6979

South End

Various local bands perform for free on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. under the Municipal Palace.

Chipinque National Park

Av. Gomez Morin. From San Pedro Garcia Garza, head south towards the mountains.

Chipinique Nationa Park is only a 20 minute drive from downtown. The 5000 ft altitude makes this park a favorite during spring and summer. Mountain biking and hiking trails are well laid out.

Bungee Jump

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Hacienda Cola de Caballo, Km 6, Santiago

Locate on the hotel grounds, jumpers leap from a platform built over a steep cliff right into the forest.

Bullfights

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Privada del Prado

Bullfights are staged every Sunday from May to December a the Plaza del Toros Monumental.

Rodeo

INFOTUR 8344-4343

Monterrey has various CHARRO associations that stage rodeos throughout the year.

Call the INFOTUR office for schedules and locations.

You donʼt have to go to the beaches or coastal resorts of Mexico to enjoy and appreciate the beauty of this country. Monterrey has a lot to offer to visitors who are traveling on their own or with families. Be sure to check with your hotel concierge or the numbers listed for times and schedules.