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The North of Mexico is a combination of contrasts, different landscapes that include magnificent canyons, vast deserts and warm white sand beaches with crystal sea. This region enjoys warm and dry weather providing many attractive lures. Among them, there is the Baja California area, with desert landscapes, fishing retreats and outstanding beaches; the breathtaking Copper Canyon, which provides striking and stunning views of the gorges, or the more industrial but not least attractive area of Nuevo León with its hub in Monterrey. Home of over 200 tribes of native americans for centuries, the North of Mexico is rich in culture and history, an interesting alternative to all visitors interested in traveling to Mexico.

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Nuevo León
- Home of the Chichimec Indians, the name of Nuevo Reino de León (New Lion Kingdom) comes from the Spanish ancient Reino Íbero de León (Iberian Lion Kingdom), taking its current name after the Independence..

- Located on the Northwest Central Plain of Mexico, the state of Chihuahua is a land of magnificent scenery, including mountains, fertile valleys, canyons, forests, waterfalls and deserts. Its spectacular canyons are the biggest in North America.

Colonial Alamos - Sonora
- Considered the most authentic colonial style town in Sonora, it is located at a magnificent area where the dry tropical forest in the foothills of Siedra Madre meets the Sonoran desert. Alamos, whose name comes from the numerous cottonwoods of the region, shows off its prosperous past and wealth from its silver mines. The most remarkable points of interest of Alamos are the cathedral, the many beautiful restored colonial houses and the Museo Costumbrista de Sonora, which depicts an overview of the cultural history of the whole state of Sonora.

Los Cabos - Baja California Sur
-Los Cabos is situated at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, where the warm waters of the Sea of Cortés meet the rugged surf of the Pacific Ocean. Here, the desert ends in sandy coves and swirling waters, offering a striking and mysterious beauty. Made up of the two towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, which are connected by a 32-km (20 mi) long corridor since 1970, Los Cabos has become one of the fatest growing resort areas in the country.

Mazatlán Beaches - Sinaloa
- Mazatlán, which in Aztec means "place of the deer" is a bustling port that attracts surfers and sportfishers, a tranquil resort with lower prices than the rest of touristic coastal places in the country. Mazatlán beaches are beautiful, clean with warm and crystalline waters. The most popular ones are Playa Isla de la Piedra, Isla de los Venados, Los Cerritos, Norte, Olas Atlas, Sábalo and Las Gaviotas.

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