Guadalajara, known for tequila and mariachi music!
Guadalajara in in the heart of the state of Jalisco.
highly navigable on foot
in the city of eternal spring, favorable weather is year-round
the land of the tapatíos (people from Guadalajara)
plazas, wrought iron benches, iconic cathedrals
casual dining and cafes
a plethora of artsy, boutique properties and traditional, stately classics and villas
18th century UNESCO-listed Hospicio Cabañas houses spectacular José Clemente Orozco murals
stop by Latin America's largest indoor market, the Mercado San Juan de Dios. Multi-levels of leather products, standard tourist tat like keychains and magnets, knock-off shoes and clothes. Half the battle is not getting lost
get a break from the city, head northeast to the Barranca de Huentitán for the viewd or northwest to the Bosque Colomos for a hike in Japanese gardens
head 20 minutes outside of Guadalajara to Tlaquepaque's historic center
head to Tequila heartlands by José Cuervo Express - take first class if you think you can handle all the tequila, we can!
special events: Mexican Independence Day, International Mariachi Festival, Destination Weddings
October is a month-long, city-wide celebration of arts, food and culture at the Ferias de Octubre
November's Feria Internacional del Libro (the world's second biggest book fair)