Travel & Outdoors
A complete vacation destination, Puerto Vallarta has a bit of everything that adds up to a whole lot of fun. Beautiful beaches, excellent dining, accommodations for every budget, shopping galore and a wide variety of entertainment, activities and adventurous excursions have all made Puerto Vallarta one of Mexico's most popular resort towns.
But as those who share our passion for travel and adventure already know, once the travel bug bites it's almost impossible to contentedly remain only in one spot . . . no matter how wonderful. After all, why stick to one area — or even one country — when you can explore the entire world?
Travel can be a powerful force for tolerance and understanding, and at BanderasNews we want to share our never-ending passion for traveling to exotic lands and faraway places with you. Whether you are seeking an off-the-beaten-track destination around Puerto Vallarta, or want to learn more about some of the world's most intriguing places, we'll introduce you to some of the great destinations Mexico, and the world, have to offer.
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Puerto Vallarta Craft Beer Festival, November 16 & 17
If you love craft beer, make plans now to be in Puerto Vallarta Nov. 16 & 17, 2019 for the Third Brewmasters Beer Festival. Set to take place at the Rio Cuale Cultural Center, this free event will feature some of the region's, and the world's, best brews - all in one place!
Mexico's Clocks Set to 'Fall Back' on October 27, 2019
If you are traveling to Mexico at the end of this month, you will literally be going back in time. That's right, Daylight Saving Time 2019 officially ends for most of Mexico at 2 am on Sunday, Oct. 27, while US citizens will not set their clocks back until 2 am on Sunday, Nov. 3.
Celebrate Día de Los Muertos at Velas Vallarta Resorts
From October 31 through November 4, Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit will celebrate Día de Los Muertos, one of the most representative holidays of Mexican culture, with ofrendas, traditional recipes, tasting menus, special décor and more.
Mexico City to Invest 4 Billion Pesos in Elevated Trolley
Mexico News Daily
Mexico City will invest almost 4 billion pesos in an elevated trolleybus that will connect the Metro stops of Constitución de 1917 on Line 8 and Santa Marta on Line A. The new bus line will benefit around 160,000 people in Iztapalapa and nearby municipalities who work in central Mexico City.
Entreamigos Starts a New Season of Fun in San Pancho
Banderas News Team
Entreamigos, an active community center that provides children and families in San Pancho, Nayarit with the skills needed to contribute positively to a changing world, has reopened for the 2019-2020 season. The center is open Monday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.
Ready to Shop? Tianguis Lo de Marcos Returns Nov. 2
The Tianguis Lo de Marcos will reopen its doors for its sixth season on November 2, 2019. Held every Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, this weekly event expects to continue its growth and history of drawing shoppers from around Banderas Bay to this small town on the Riviera Nayarit.
GAP: Passenger Traffic Up 9.1% in Mexican Airports
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico has reported that the number of terminal passengers in Sept. 2019 increased by 9.1% at GAP's 13 airports, compared to the same period of 2018. Domestic passenger traffic increased by 8.9% & international passenger traffic increased by 9.3%.
Tiny Traveling Virgin Returns to Zapopan October 12
One of the most important annual religious celebrations in Mexico is taking place this weekend. On October 12, millions of pilgrims will accompany the Virgin of Zapopan on the last leg of her 4-month-long journey through Jalisco, a 5-mile trek from Guadalajara to the Basilica of Zapopan.
Vallarta Wins 2019 Condé Nast Readers' Choice Award
As one of Mexico's most popular destinations, Puerto Vallarta continually receives accolades from the media and visitors alike. Most recently, PV was ranked at #5 in the 'Top 10 Small Cities in the World' category of Condé Nast Traveler magazine's 2019 Readers' Choice Awards.
Punta Mita Celebrates 20 Years of 'Living the Dream'
Punta Mita, the 1,500-acre luxury community in the Riviera Nayarit, will celebrate 20 years of 'Living the Dream' December 6-8. Organizers have a weekend full of special events planned to commemorate the destination's 20th anniversary as one of Mexico's ultra-exclusive resort areas.