Escape from Las Vegas to Mexico City on a budget

Escape from Las Vegas to Mexico City on a budget
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By Hoodline - Published on April 24, 2019.

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.

Whether you’re trying to jet set ASAP or you’re looking to plan your travels around upcoming deals, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Las Vegas and Mexico City, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.

We've also included top-rated hotels, restaurants and attractions in Mexico City to get you excited about your next excursion.

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Flight deals to Mexico City

The cheapest flights between Las Vegas and Mexico City are if you leave on June 21 and return from Mexico on June 24. Viva Aerobus currently has tickets for $180, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in August. If you fly out of Las Vegas on Aug. 20 and return from Mexico City on Aug. 27, Volaris can get you there and back for $207 roundtrip.

Top Mexico City hotels

To plan your accommodations, here are two of Mexico City’s top-rated hotels, according to Skyscanner, that we selected based on price, proximity to things to do and customer satisfaction.

The Four Seasons Mexico City (Paseo de la Reforma 500)

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First there's 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 has a 4.9-star rating and is close to the Monumento a los Ninos Heroes and the Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

The St. Regis Mexico City (Paseo de la Reforma 439)

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If you're looking to splurge on top quality, consider The St. Regis Mexico City. The hotel has a five-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $255.  

Top picks for dining and drinking

Don't miss Mexico City's food scene, with plenty of popular spots to get your fill of local cuisine. Here are two of the top-rated eateries from Skyscanner's listings.

Panaderia Rosetta (Colima 179)

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If you're looking for a local favorite, head to the 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)

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Another popular dining destination is El Moro, with 4.8 stars from 17 reviews.

"This 1930s churrería is a must-visit," wrote reviewer Harold.  

Featured local attractions

Mexico City is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are two popular attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.

Callejón Regina (Calle Regina Centro Histórico)

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The top-rated visitor attraction in Mexico City, according to Skyscanner, is the Callejón Regina.

"Undoubtedly, this is one of my favorite areas of the historic center. It's the home of very trendy cafes and restaurants as well as the refuge of urban and independent artists," wrote visitor Rebeca.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Av. Juárez)

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Finally, spend some time at The Palacio de Bellas Artes. It has 4.8 stars from 74 reviews.

Inaugurated in 1934, the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City is a major cultural center where you can attend poetry readings, operas, dance recitals, art shows and more.  

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