Guadalajara, Mexico - Modern, elegant, and refreshingly authentic, Guadalajara is considered to be the quintessential Mexican destination. The 450-year-old capital of the state of Jalisco offers so much beauty and charm, from historic cultural sites to delicious regional cuisine, complemented by vibrant entertainment and sounds that attract many visitors, from Mariachi and horsemanship to lively bars and of course, tequila.
This March, Guadalajara is bringing together the best of the best in the worlds of film, sports, and culinary arts to offer travelers the ideal sophisticated experience for a late winter getaway.
COME International Festival of Flavors
2017 World Baseball Classic
To get into the action, the Aloft Guadalajara Hotel is offering a special Baseball World League promotion from March 6-14, 2017. The rate starts at $85 USD and includes an American breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi, and parking. Visit aloftguadalajara.com to make a reservation.
The Guadalajara International Film Festival
If you plan to attend any - or all! - of these acclaimed events, go to VisitGuadalajara.com for travel packages and to book an upcoming stay in Guadalajara.
The birthplace of iconic Mexican heritage including tequila and Mariachi, Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico and considered the country's cultural center. Each year, tourists travel to this cosmopolitan destination to experience a plethora of attractions including nearby magical towns such as Tequila, where the popular spirit is produced; explore colonial architecture; and visit museums and small towns with exquisite crafts and artwork. Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco, which is located in the center of Mexico, 350 miles west of Mexico City and 200 miles east from Puerto Vallarta along the Pacific Ocean. The metropolitan area of Guadalajara consists of four urban districts - Guadalajara, Tlaquepaque, Tonala, and Zapopan - and three suburban districts, Tlajomulco, El Salto, and Tequila.
Travel to Guadalajara is easily accessible via the Miguel Hidalgo International Airport (GDL), which is located 24 miles from the city center of Guadalajara, with non-stop daily flights from major markets across the United States and Canada.For more information on Guadalajara, please visit visitguadalajara.com, follow us on Instagram @GoToGuadalajara, Twitter @GoToGuadalajara and like us on Facebook at GoToGuadalajara.