This fascinating pocket of Mexican culture was originally called Tlacapan, which means “Men who make clay utensils with their hands”. Tlalic-pac means “Over clay hills”. Tlaquepaque borders Tonala to the north and Guadalajara and Zapopan, and in the south.
It was conquered by Nuño de Guzman in 1530, at the same time that Tonallan was being conquered. In 1838, San Pedro became a Village and in 1843, was appointed a Villa. In 1892, the permanent boundaries were established. Since then, it has retained its distinct character as Guadalajara surrounded it.
Those looking for adventure can do a thrilling excursion on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in the surrounding areas of Los Cabos, where you can race across dunes and explore the area’s numerous cascades.
El Chorro. To arrive at this place, head in the direction of Santiago from San Jose del Cabo; you’ll find it several kilometers beyond Miraflores. This experience will put your ATV-riding skills to the test. Near one of the cascades you’ll also find the hot springs of San Jorge and Agua Caliente.
Riviera Nayarit is located in the state of Nayarit, in the heart of the Banderas Bay, 10 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport. It is an 160-km (50-mi) coastal strip with a hot tropical climate and an average temperature of 25º C (77º F).
This Pacific coast destination, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, tropical jungle areas and the Sierra Madre mountains, has developed into an important tourist resort over a relatively short period of time. It offers top-notch hotels, luxurious boats at the Marina de Riviera Nayarit, excellent spas and world-class golf courses.
The heavenly Bahia de Loreto (Loreto Bay) is located in the northeastern region in the state of Baja California Sur, 350 km (217 mi) north of La Paz. The climate is hot, with an average temperature of 28º C (82º F).
Loreto is a pleasant destination with natural beautiful natural attractions, such as the Bahia de Loreto Marine Park, which consists of a group of islands that offer ideal conditions for scuba diving, fishing and nature observing. Also of interest is the Sierra la Giganta, an area with mountainous terrain that is optimal for climbing and biking.