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Aluxes Palenque Palenque
#14 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Visited it with our kids and the experience was amazing, we thought it was a Zoo but the truth is they work really hard to preserve nature and local wildlife, also is amazing they are private held company... Anywa...
Fun & interesting for adults and children alike - the kids rated this as one of their highlights of our trip to Mexico.
Buceo Scuba Huatulco Huatulco
#12 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Took boat tour through the bay, and get to see everything from cruise ships to family fishing boats.
Kids loved it!
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Playa Entrega Huatulco
#35 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
It's a picturesque beach with lots of places to eat and shops to buy floaties for kids -- its quite protected making it a better beach to visit with families and little kids.
There were a lot of Mexican families with children enjoying the beach which was nice - it was a friendly, family-oriented crowd and made for great people-watching!
Zoologico Miguel Alvarez del Toro Tuxtla Gutierrez
#43 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
We took our children to this zoo on a very hot summer day and it was a great experience!.
Entry costs are low and is perfect for the whole family.
Andador de Macedonia Alcala Oaxaca
#16 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
It might get really crowded in high season but in weekdays when kids are in school is very enjoyable.
I have small children and they loved to see the different shops.
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Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello Comitan
#13 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
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Playa San Augustin Huatulco
#25 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
You can rent surf boards right in the beach from the lifeguard kids Javier and Cristian, they were so friendly got a good deal and good tips from them.
The favorite part for the whole family was spending 20 minutes boating around a Super Pod of dolphins!
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Canon del Sumidero Chiapas
#44 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
It is a very beautiful place, with an incredible view, you spend unforgettable moments with your family or friends.
I would love to start a foundation to take kids from surrounding villages on trips to the canyon to discuss ways they could preserve it.
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El Arcotete San Cristobal de las Casas
#50 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
The caves are awesome, there are great trails to walk and swings for the kids.
We went with young kids and hiked/explored for a couple hours.
Laguna Ventanilla Mazunte
#31 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Great activity for adults and kids alike
It is a collective with 25 families living in the centre and all working together doing the tours and looking after the place.
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Tule Tree Santa Maria del Tule
#52 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Tule is a beautiful town just 40 minutes from oaxaca, has a smal Church and the cost to see the tree and Church is $10 pesos, once inside a lot of little kids will ask you if you want to know the history of the tree.
... ecosystem before clear cutting of all the timber primarily for use in Spanish shipbuilding and Europe), having a 10 year old multilingual school child guide describe the tree and its surroundings was heartening.
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Lagos de Montebello Chiapas
#21 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
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Playa Carrizalillo Puerto Escondido
#45 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
... to learn surfing (there are several beach boys around who really do their best to get their clients up and moving) The swell at the beach is modest, so even small children can enjoy playing in the warm water.
We also love the local cultural exposure as many local families and others from other part of Mexico also frequent this beautiful playa!
Zocalo Oaxaca
#66 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
There are bands playing music, people dancing, children running everywhere with balloons, vendors selling sweets and treats, and just general joy, relaxation and fun, all under massive trees and a purple sky.
Wonderful to see so many families strolling, enjoying live music, performances and ice skating in the Zocalo.
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La Entrega Huatulco
#51 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Lovely beach for families (calm waters and clean) with lots of eating options
He was great with my kids and showed us a really neat cave we could swim in to.
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Steps in San Cristobal San Cristobal de las Casas
#8 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
She is a lovely and enthusiastic guide with lots of great info to share, and I’m so impressed with the activities of her organization, which works with kids and families, making story books of local tales and brin...
I reccomend to everybody to take part in their events cause its extremely interesting and has a beautiful cause! - supports children of local indian communities.
Lagunas de Montebello San Cristobal de las Casas
#64 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
one of a kid places to visit. the whole trip is worth it.
Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C. Oaxaca
#23 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Interesting exhibits and plenty of opportunities to explore different aspects of stamps, a recreated post office, and a small library where kids can make bookmarks.
It has a great gift shop, a lovely courtyard, great exhibits (currently Frida & Diego), and activities for children.
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque Palenque
#2 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
We ( 4 adults and 3 kids) spent almost 5hours .. And it was great We took a guide for the ruins (so many details to see .. That we could have missed alone) and we took the same guide for going into the jungle and...
Great to meet with family and friends.
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Parque de la Marimba Tuxtla Gutierrez
#54 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Toddlers buy balloon toys, teens buy ice cream, families stroll around the perimeter of the park under the great ceiba trees, and the music: romantic, urgent, insistent, brings all these people together in a party...
... to say the place is so happy when I arrived there I heard the music and I have seen a lot of people there like a huge party with a lot of people getting fun and enjoying the moment with the family and friends.
Miradores Canon del Sumidero Tuxtla Gutierrez
#17 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
The little kids did fall asleep and got bored but everyone thoroughly enjoyed the entire tour.
The price is right for this tour and can be enjoyed by all members of the family except very small children or people who may have difficulty getting in and out of the lunches.
Cascadas de Agua Azul Palenque
#56 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Along the way you'll see children, & mother's selling Mayan fruit snacks, & drinks, as well as clothing & souvenir items.
If you like you can stay in one of the pousadas for around 200 peso, basic accommodation but nice to hangout with kids and walk to the waterfall anytime you like in less than 5 mins.
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Parque Juarez El Llano Oaxaca
#76 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
It seemed there was always activity in the park: single people and families, humans walking dogs, young people on skateboards, walkers, joggers, bicyclists, lovers embracing on benches, kids bouncing on an inflate...
... times during the year you can find book fair, mezcal fair, etc., also different events for the whole family...by the way everything is close, restaurants, buses, taxis, stores( snack or drinks) etc. Visit and ...
Playa Mazunte Mazunte
#24 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
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Cascada de Roberto Barrios Palenque
#10 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Great to do it the Chiapas way with local children taking you to jump off the rocks amongst the waterfalls .. they are really professional and cautious!
My husband, kids, and I love to swim in rivers and waterfalls so this place was perfect for us.
Orquideas Moxviquil San Cristobal de las Casas
#32 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
I loved the theme song of the place: have fun like kids, touch the leaves, enjoy!
Playa Bacocho Puerto Escondido
#22 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
It is so amazing and have your kids experience this process.
Not suitable for children and swim at your own risk.
Exconvento de San Pablo Oaxaca
#40 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
This former convent that enters on to what is now a gated alley has become a beautifully restored contemporary art exhibition space (which also has a top quality table selling works by local artisans) a kids play...
Within the courtyard and a room that's designed as a family center I attended a couple of free concerts and a free movie screening.
Tangolunda Bay Huatulco
#27 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
Maguey Bay Huatulco
#74 of 354 things to do in Southern Mexico
The waves are very calm and perfect for children and folks who aren't super experienced swimmers.
A real favourite for the local families, especially on weekends.
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