Destination guide

The arty area of Mexico City awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Mexico City and enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and art galleries. This city's architecture, cafes and monuments draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Palacio de Bellas Artes, Templo Mayor or Teatro Diego Rivera. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Mexico City

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mexico City a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Six Flags Mexico (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • La Feria de Chapultepec (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Acuario Inbursa (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Hipódromo de las Américas (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Divertido (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mexico City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mexico City. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chapultepec Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Alameda Central (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Jardin Botanico (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jardin del Arte (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Xochimilco Ecological Park and Plant Market (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Spain Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mexico City

Fly into Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Toluca, Estado de Mexico (TLC-Toluca Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Mexico City Buenavista Station or Mexico City Fortuna Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Mexico City by catching a ride on the metro at Zocalo Station, Allende Station or Pino Suarez Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mexico City?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,340 vacation rentals near Mexico City. From 940 flats & apartments to 8 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mexico City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mexico City?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mexico City. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cuauhtemoc: 640 vacation rentals
  • Reforma: 483 vacation rentals
  • La Condesa: 355 vacation rentals
  • Doctores: 178 vacation rentals
  • Miguel Hidalgo: 643 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Mexico City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mexico City?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mexico City:

  • Toluca: 46 rentals
  • Xochitepec: 186 rentals
  • Tepotzotlan: 19 rentals
  • Naucalpan: 1,257 rentals
  • Cuautitlan Izcalli: 72 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Mexico City?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Mexico City are:

  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.): 1,303 vacation rentals
  • Toluca, Estado de Mexico (TLC-Toluca Intl.): 71 vacation rentals
  • Cuernavaca, Morelos (CVJ-General Mariano Matamoros): 252 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Mexico City?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Mexico City. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Spain Park: 1,292 rentals
  • Centro de la Imagen: 1,286 rentals
  • Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe: 1,287 rentals
  • Mercado de Artesanías La Cuidadela: 1,286 rentals
  • Reforma 222: 1,284 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mexico City listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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