Seeking 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 metropolis, home to over eight million people (and more than twice that number in the greater metro area).
It's also the oldest capital city in the Americas, rich in history and culture, as well as a major economic center in the region today. In addition to Aztec ruins, Mexico City has the world’s largest single-metropolitan concentration of museums, along with extensive art galleries, concert halls and theaters. Plus, the city’s 16 boroughs and many colorful neighborhoods offer an abundance of shopping, restaurants, bars and nightlife.
Using travel site Skyscanner, we’ve sifted through the cheapest flight options between Cleveland and Mexico City in the next few months, along with some popular hotel options and highly reviewed local attractions. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)
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Cheapest Mexico City flights
The cheapest flights between Cleveland and Mexico City are if you leave on Sept. 21 and return from Mexico on Sept. 25. Aeromexico currently has tickets for $312 roundtrip.
There are also deals to be had in August. If you fly out of Cleveland on Aug. 29 and return from Mexico City on Sept. 3, Aeromexico can get you there and back for $315 roundtrip.
Top Mexico City hotels
To plan your accommodations, here are some 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 Colonia Juárez)
If you're looking to splurge, consider The Four Seasons Mexico City. The hotel has a 4.9-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $179.
Set in the heart of Mexico City on the busy Paseo de la Reforma, this luxury hotel offers close proximity to the Monumento a los Niños Héroes and Monumento a los Héroes de la Independencia.
The St. Regis Mexico City (Paseo de la Reforma 439)
An even pricer alternative is The St. Regis Mexico City, which boasts five stars on Skyscanner and has rooms for $255/night.
The centrally located hotel features a 15th floor gym, pool and spa — all with panoramic views of the city.
Condesa DF (Avenida Veracruz 102 Colonia Condesa)
If you're looking to treat yourself, try Condesa DF. This 4.6-star, 40-room luxury hotel has rooms for $265/night and is located in Mexico City's Condesa district, close to many restaurants, bars and cafes.
Top picks for dining and drinking
Mexico City has plenty of top-notch dining options. Here are a few of the city's most popular restaurants, according to Skyscanner.
Panadería Rosetta (Colima 179)
If you're looking for a local favorite restaurant pick, head to Panadería Rosetta, with 4.9 stars from 11 reviews.
"It's a very cozy breakfast spot with only a few bar stools for seating," wrote reviewer Leila. "Get there early to get your hands on the good pastries."
El Moro (Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas, 42)
Also worth considering is El Moro.
"This 1930s-era churrería is a stand-out and must-visit," wrote Harold. "The lines can be long, but they move quickly."
Restaurante El Cardenal (Calle de la Palma, 23)
Finally, there's Restaurante El Cardenal.
"The food was super fantastic here," wrote Frank. "The wait is pretty long, but I can see why. ... The eggs for breakfast were perfect."
What to see and do in Mexico City
Not sure how to spend your time in Mexico City, besides eat and drink? Here are a few activity recommendations, provided by Skyscanner.
The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Av. Juárez)
First up is The Palacio de Bellas Artes.
Mexico City's Palacio de Bellas Artes is a major cultural center, where guests can attend poetry readings, operas, dance recitals, art shows and more.
"The place in itself is a beauty," wrote visitor Analu. "The lobby feels like you’ve stepped back in time. The museum is well worth the visit."
Kiosco Morisco de Santa María la Ribera (Calle Salvador Díaz Mirón S/N)
Then, there's Kiosco Morisco de Santa María la Ribera, an elaborately designed steel kiosk.
"The kiosk of Santa María la Ribera is a benchmark of ancient Mexico," wrote visitor Maru. "Few people know, but this was a 100% Mexican architectural project that was assembled in the United States. ... [In] 1910, Porfirio Díaz ordered to [relocate] it to [this] neighborhood, where you can now enjoy its majesty."
Callejón Regina (Calle Regina Centro Histórico)
Finally, spend some time at Callejón Regina.
"Undoubtedly, [Callejón Regina] is one of my favorite areas of the historic center," wrote visitor Rebeca. "One of the spots that you should not miss on your walk on this street is Jerónimas, a restaurant with a university atmosphere that offers good food at a very affordable price, as well as a variety of national and international beers."
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