Looking for an adventure in one of the world’s great megacities, but without the hassle of flying halfway around the world? Mexico City is North America’s largest, at over 8 million people (and more than twice that number in the greater metro area).
It's the oldest capital city in the Americas, rich in history and culture, and a major economic center in the region today. In addition to Aztec ruins, the city has the world’s largest single-metropolitan concentration of museums, plus extensive art galleries, concert halls and theaters. And the city’s 16 boroughs and many colorful neighborhoods offer an abundance of shopping, restaurants, bars and nightlife.
Thankfully, there are plenty of relatively inexpensive flights between Baltimore and Mexico City. We pulled from travel site Skyscanner to provide you with a short list of flights and hotels handpicked with the trendy adventurer in mind.
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Flight deals to Mexico City
Currently, the cheapest flights between Baltimore and Mexico City are if you leave on March 27 and return from Mexico on April 3. Spirit Airlines currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $337.
There are also deals to be had in May. If you fly out of Baltimore on May 2 and return from Mexico City on May 6, Aeromexico can get you there and back for $361 roundtrip.
Top Mexico City hotels
To plan your stay, here are some of Mexico City’s top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.
The St. Regis Mexico City (Paseo de la Reforma 439)
For an all-around top recommendation, consider The St. Regis Mexico City. The hotel has a five-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $255.
"Great location to amazing restaurants and street food, excellent staff, champagne to greet you when you walk in, daily free dessert delivery — what else can you ask for on a vacation?" wrote visitor Yvette.
The Four Seasons Mexico City (Paseo de la Reforma 500)
There's also the 4.9-star rated The Four Seasons Mexico City, which has rooms for $179/night.
Set in the heart of Mexico City on the busy Paseo de la Reforma, this luxury hotel is close to the Monumento a los Ninos Heroes and the Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.
The Condesa DF (Avenida Veracruz 102)
If you're looking to splurge on top quality, there's The Condesa DF. The 4.6-star hotel has rooms for $265/night.
This 40-room luxury hotel is located in Mexico City's Condesa district, close to many restaurants, bars and cafes.
Featured Mexico City restaurants
If you're looking to snag a bite at one of Mexico City's many quality eateries, here are a few popular culinary destinations from Skyscanner's listings that will help keep you satiated.
Panaderia Rosetta (Colima 179)
One of Mexico City's most popular restaurants is Panaderia Rosetta, which has an average of 4.9 stars out of 11 reviews on Skyscanner.
"It's a very cozy breakfast spot with only a few bar stools for seating. Get there early to get your hands on the good pastries," wrote visitor Leila.
El Moro (Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas 42)
Another popular dining destination is El Moro, with 4.8 stars from 17 reviews.
"This tranquil little place serves delicious and crispy churros that are best eaten dipped in a hot chocolate sauce," wrote reviewer Claudia.
Casa de los Azulejos (Av Francisco I. Madero 4)
Finally, there's Casa de los Azulejos, with 4.7 stars from 14 reviews.
Featured local attractions
To round out your trip, Mexico City offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are some top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.
The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Av. Juárez)
First up is The Palacio de Bellas Artes. It has 4.8 stars out of 74 reviews.
Inaugurated in 1934, the Palacio de Bellas Artes is a major cultural center where you can attend poetry readings, operas, dance recitals, art shows and more.
Callejón Regina (Calle Regina Centro Histórico)
Then, there's Callejón Regina. The attraction has five stars from five reviews.
"This is my favorite street in all of Mexico City," wrote visitor Jenny. "It's in the area of the historical center, and there are endless restaurants, cafes and bars to choose from all along the street. It's also a great place to sit and people-watch the artsy and eclectic people of Mexico City."
Kiosco Morisco de Santa María la Ribera (Calle Salvador Díaz Mirón S/N)
Finally, spend some time at Kiosco Morisco de Santa María la Ribera, an elaborately designed steel kiosk. It also has five stars from five reviews.
"This is a benchmark of ancient Mexico," wrote visitor Maru.
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