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.
Whether you’re trying to depart as soon as possible or are looking to plan your travels around upcoming deals, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Sacramento and Mexico City, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.
We've also included popular hotels, restaurants and attractions in Mexico City to help inspire your ultimate escape. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)
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Cheapest Mexico City flights
The cheapest flights between Sacramento and Mexico City are if you leave on Oct. 19 and return from Mexico on Oct. 21. Aeromexico currently has roundtrip, nonstop tickets for $272.
There are also deals to be had in November. If you fly out of Sacramento on Nov. 6 and return from Mexico City on Nov. 12, Spirit Airlines can get you there and back for $279, roundtrip.
Top Mexico City hotels
To plan your stay, 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 on top-tier quality, consider The Four Seasons Mexico City. The hotel has a 4.9-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $179/night.
Settled 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)
If you want to treat yourself, try The St. Regis Mexico City, which has rooms currently set at $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)
A third option is 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.
Featured Mexico City food and drink
If you'd like to snag a bite at one of Mexico City's many quality eateries, here are a few notable culinary destinations from Skyscanner's listings that will help keep you satiated.
Panadería Rosetta (Colima 179)
One of Mexico City's most popular restaurants is Panadería Rosetta, which boasts 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."
Casa de los Azulejos (Av Francisco I. Madero, 4)
Finally, there's Casa de los Azulejos.
"As soon as you walk by, you will recognize this place by the nice [blue] and white tiles from Puebla on the facade, it's simply unique," wrote Gianfi. "It's set on one of the main touristic street[s] in Mexico City, Madero."
Featured Mexico City attractions
Mexico City is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are some noteworthy attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.
Callejón Regina (Calle Regina Centro Histórico)
The top-rated visitor attraction in Mexico City, according to Skyscanner, is 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."
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."
The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Av. Juárez)
Lastly, consider checking out 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."
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