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    Looking for the best photography in Mexico? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mexico. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Photography Spots in and near Mexico

    • Los Cabos, Mexico

      Relax at Playa el Arbolito

      If you want to enjoy a great beach and experience some excellent snorkeling, head a few miles down the dirt road south from Cabo Pulmo to Playa Arbolitos. A small entrance fee allows you to use their rustic bathroom and showers. They rent kayaks and snorkeling gear if you need it. It's also possi...
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    • San Javier, Mexico

      Explore Misión San Francisco Xavier de Viggé-Biaundó

      Known informally as "San Javier" or "Mission San Javier", the officially named Misión San Francisco Xavier de Viggé-Biaundó is Spanish mission founded in 1758 and is surrounded by the tiny hamlet of San Javier. Trips to explore the mission are one of the most popular side trips for people visitin...
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    • Loreto Municipality, Mexico

      Camp at Caleta Almeja

      Caleta Almeja is why explorers and adventurers go to Baja. And then go back again and again. The little bay is absolutely teaming with sea life and the setting is absolutely breathtaking. Getting there is the hardest part. It is *at least* a two day drive from the US-Mexico border and about 2 hou...
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    • Chalchicomula de Sesma, Mexico

      Climb the South Face of Pico de Orizaba

      4.0
      6 mi / 3280 ft gain
      To get to the south face of Pico de Orizaba, you need to go towards Ciudad Serdán, Puebla. Once you pass "Esperanza" toll station, you have to divert to the right towards Atzizintla. You have to follow this road all the way to get to the National Park. Once you are there, the road is going to div...
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    • Ensenada, Mexico

      Hike the Altar Trail in the San Pedro Martir NF

      4 mi / 780 ft gain
      To get to San Pedro Martir National Forest, you'll take Highway 1 down towards Ensenada taking the San Telmo exit to the "Sierra San Pedro Martir" sign. It is paved all the way so that even a compact car can go. There are campgrounds and cabins to stay a night.The Altar Trail is better to start a...
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    • Tlachichuca, Mexico

      Climb the North Face of Pico de Orizaba

      5.0
      4 mi / 4921 ft gain
      To be able to arrive from Mexico City to the base camp of the North face, it is necessary to take the road to Veracruz and in the tollbooth Esperanza, go toward Ciudad Serdan. Once in that direction, you should continue to the town of Tlalchichuca. If you do not have a 4x4 vehicle, you can rent o...
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    • Hidalgo, Mexico

      Camp at La Posada next to Potrero Chico

      La Posada is a great campsite righto outside of the entrance of Potrero Chico, one of the best sport climbing areas in the world.  You can set up your tent or sleep in your car here. The kitchen is a huge draw, with ample stoves, fridge space, and tables for big group dinners. This is also where ...
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    • Ensenada, Mexico

      SUP in Remote Cove near Punta Cabras, Baja

      Just near Punta Cabras, Baja California, Mexico you'll find this splendor of a cove! Great for supping, low key surfing, and swimming. If you're coming from the south, just before you reach Punta Cabras you'll find yourself driving on dirt roads following the coastline of the Pacific (pretty rad ...
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    • 24.244661,-110.151240, Mexico

      Camp at El Saltito

      Most visitors to La Paz (understandably) head to the incomparable Playa Balandra, but if you are looking for solitude, El Saltito is just a few minutes away and features incredible snorkeling, a massive forest cardon, and a fantastic sunrise view.To get there head out of town on Colosio, past For...
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    • La Trinidad, Mexico

      Camp at Cabo Pulmo Beach

      Cabo Pulmo is rustic, with jaw-rattling washboard roads leading through the vast Baja Sur desert to an epic point that overlooks the oldest of the only three reef systems on the Pacific side of North America.The town itself is little more than a collection of dive centers and a couple of restaura...
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    • San Mateo Huexoyucan, Mexico

      Bouldering in Tlaxcala

      To reach the boulder area of San Mateo, you have to arrive to the state capital, the city of Tlaxcala; so you must take highway 150 México-Puebla-Veracruz, and passing (50 meters) of the toll booth San Martín Texmelucan, take the diversion 117 to Apizaco leading to the city of Tlaxcala. From Méxi...
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    • Capula - El Chico, Mexico

      Bouldering in Mineral del Chico

      To get to Mineral del Chico you have to drive 11 miles from the city of Pachuca. The town is next to the National Park El Chico, which you have to go through in order to get to the town. Registration and payment is not needed. Once you are in the town, it is necessary to buy food and water for th...
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    • Puebla, Mexico

      Rock Climb in Los Pericos

      4.0
      To get from México city, you should take the highway to Puebla and 19.2 miles after passing the toll booth of San Martín Texmelucan take the deviation to the right to "Periférico ecológico" and continue for 16.7 miles more until the diversion of "Africam safari" where you should turn right and c...
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    • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

      Explore Lover's Beach Cabo San Lucas

      5.0
      The best way to visit this beach is to take a small boat or ferry that goes past the famous El Arco.  You get an up close view of the arch!   Located at the tip of Cabo San Lucas, Lover's beach is beautiful with ocean views on both sides.  One side is called Lover's Beach, while the other side is...
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    • 20.887852,-88.136149, Mexico

      Visit Ek Balam Archaeological Site

      5.0
      First found and mapped in the 1980s, the 2.5-square-kilometer area that has been uncovered and preserved is only a small part of what is thought to be around 12 square kilometers. As such, the main plazas of the site are open, along with its most spectacular structures. However, a walk on the tra...
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    • Mucuyché, Mexico

      Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyché

      5.0
      Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyché features remains of a 1700’s hacienda and plantation. This property is home to two beautiful cenotes you can swim through. At the property, there are changing rooms, locker rooms, and modern restrooms. The grounds of the property are well kept if you choose to walk aroun...
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