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Combining Theme Park Visits and Roller Coaster Rides with Cultural Experiences Around the World!
2018 Mexico Trip
October 18 - November 2, 2018
Part 1 - The Journey South
The start of another Coasting with Culture adventure! This time it's off to Mexico, and the trip begins with a few flights to get to Monterrey.
Part 2 - A Day in Monterrey
The first full day in Mexico kicks off exploring one of Monterrey's largest city parks, and then to their two area theme parks.
Part 3 - More Mexican Coasters
After a day in Monterrey, it was time to head to Guadalajara, and upon arrival, a road trip was taken in the hear of Mexico to visit two off-the-beaten-path parks in Morelia and León.
Part 4 - Exploring Guadalajara
After driving around Mexico, it was time for some exploring in Guadalajara to enjoy the central part of the city.
Part 5 - Looking for Guadalajara Coasters
After exploring the heart of Guadalajara, it's time to find some roller coasters around town visiting a couple of smaller amusement parks and a local major festival.
Part 6 - Selva Magica
The next day in Mexico begins with the best amusement park in Jalisco, and with one of the most intense roller coasters ever experienced!
Part 7 - A Night of Lucha Libre
The last evening in Guadalajara brings an evening of the traditional Mexican style of pro wrestling known as Lucha Libre, and this show is held in one of the most historic venues for the sport.
Part 8 - Cancun
After Guadalajara comes Cancun. The overall experience of this short visit is a mixed bag due to some early negative experiences, but gets better with more cultural and scenic sights.
Part 9 - Back to Mexico City
For the rest of the trip in Mexico, it's time to go back to Mexico City, and after arriving to the last hotel of the trip, there would be food, exploration and another Mexican coaster!
Part 10 -
Día de los
To begin the festivities of Día de los Muertos for this visit to Mexico, Gary heads to Plaza Reforma in Mexico City to see the Día de los Muertos parade.
Part 11 - La Feria Chapultepec Magico
The Mexico trip continues to one of the main amusement parks of Mexico City, for enjoying some great coasters including one of the only moibus style wooden coasters in the world.
Part 12 - Six Flags Mexico
The next park of the Mexico Trip is to one is Six Flags Mexico! Featuring some of Mexico's best coasters, and hosting their Halloween event, Festival del Terror!
Part 13 -
The final amusement park of the Mexico Trip that was a surprise addition to the trip, as it was not slated to be open during this trip. See what Mexico's newest park has to offer!
Part 14 -
Día de los
Muertos in Mixqic
The last stop of the visit to Mexico heads to San Andres Mixqic for the festivities of Día de los Muertos with visitors getting to see many of the traditions of the holiday.
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