Exploring the best of Mexico City, with cheap flights from Oklahoma City

Exploring the best of Mexico City, with cheap flights from Oklahoma City
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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 escape ASAP or you’re looking to plan your travels around upcoming deals, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Oklahoma City 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 started on planning your ideal getaway.

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Cheapest Mexico City flights

The cheapest flights between Oklahoma City and Mexico City are if you leave on May 3 and return from Mexico on May 10. Aeromexico currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $311.

There are also deals to be had in August. If you fly out of Oklahoma City on Aug. 23 and return from Mexico City on Aug. 26, Aeromexico can get you there and back for $322 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 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.

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

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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.

Top picks for dining and drinking

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)

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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.  

Restaurante El Cardenal (Calle de la Palma 23)

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Also worth considering is the Restaurante El Cardenal, with 4.6 stars from 22 reviews.

"The food was fantastic here. The eggs at breakfast were perfect," wrote Frank.

Featured Mexico City attractions

To round out your trip, Mexico City offers plenty of popular attractions worth visiting. Here are two top recommendations, based on Skyscanner's descriptions and reviews.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Av. Juárez)

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First up is The Palacio de Bellas Artes, with 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.  

Callejón Regina (Calle Regina Centro Histórico)

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The Callejón Regina is another popular destination. It checks in with five stars from five reviews on Skyscanner.

"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.

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