Travel to Queretaro, Mexico – Episode 805

Things to do in Queretaro, Mexico (Podcast)

Listen to about items to do when you travel to Queretaro, Mexico as the Amateur Traveler talks to Ray Blakney about his adopted Mexican house.

Ray says, “If you’re attempting to identify it, consider a dart, toss it at the map of Mexico. If you strike a bullseye ideal in the middle of the region, you’ve likely hit Queretaro. We’re about two or three several hours north of Mexico Metropolis, in the highlands of Mexico. It is the point out just north of Mexico Metropolis.”

“I’ve been in this article for 14 years. I very own online firms. I could are living wherever else in the globe. It is a fantastic spot to reside. A number of stats for you. Queretaro is just one of the richest metropolitan areas in Mexico. There is a Ferrari dealership below and Sam’s Club and all varieties of modern day conveniences. It is 1 of the oldest cities in Mexico and utilized to be the funds of Mexico. That Structure was signed below the nationwide anthem was initially penned and sung listed here.  It is a Mexican wine region, the next soon after Baja California. The entire downtown is a UNESCO Entire world Heritage Web-site.”

“It has the 3rd-largest monolith in the environment like Ayers Rock which you can climb up. It’s obtained waterfalls you can travel to in two hrs. You can move through seven diverse ecosystems from area desert to pine forest to tropical jungle, so it is got a great deal going for it.”

Queretaro is a center for aeronautics in Mexico so it does have an global airport. Ray suggests you fly in and quickly go down to the historic center of the metropolis with its plazas and nightlife. Queretaro is safer than most U.S. cities. On the 2nd day, Ray directs us to examine the spot which includes an artwork museum and a calendar museum. The theater in town is wherever the Mexican national anthem was to start with executed. Simply because this was the cash for the French Emperor Maximillian, the city’s squares could search far more French than Mexican. 

On the 3rd day, we head out to the monolith of Peña de Bernal. Climb component way up for a wonderful perspective of wine country. Bernal also has a exceptional UNESCO site on a UNESCO web site. A abundant family members created their hacienda on an abnormal hill… which turns out to be a pre-Columbian pyramid. 

Following, we check out 1 of the area wineries like Freixenet which grows French wines, or Orlandi which grows additional Italian varietals. 

Ray suggests a two-day journey up into the Sierra Gorda mountains. Take a look at some of the local waterfalls as effectively as a string of Franciscan Missions that pre-day the California Missions but ended up also founded by Father Junipero Serra.

Irrespective of whether you are searching for wine, history, or scenic natural beauty, Queretaro is a location that much more individuals should really explore.

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Show Notes
Casa de la Marquesa
Metropolitan Theatre
Maximilian I of Mexico
Queretaro Art Museum
Museo del Calendario (Calendar Museum)
Mercado La Cruz Querétaro
Festival Internacional Cervantino
Asomarte (Celebration Magazine)
Peña de Bernal
Sierra Gorda
El Pueblito
El Cerrito (archaeological internet site)
Virgin of El Pueblito Historic Marker
Orlandi de Querétaro
Puente de Dios
Mision Conca
Missions of California
Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
Lodge Boutique Casa de Campo


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