Podcast conversation with Alfonso Sumano.

EXPERIENCES

Active

  • Climb steps near Parque El Chorro
  • Tennis at Rosewood
  • Basketball at Parque Benito Juarez
  • Dancing

On outskirts

  • Horseback riding
  • Rappelling
  • Milk cows, cheesemaking
  • Golf
  • Water – kayak, SUP
  • Hiking – Cañada de la Virgen
  • Biking

Wildlife

  • Storks nesting

Adventure

  • ATVs

Culinary

  • Market and cooking classes
  • Taco/tasting tours

Culture

– Church/garden

– Music

  • Bandas
  • Square by church – Mariachis
  • Tio Luca’s

– People watching

– Weddings

Shopping

  • Jewelry
  • Clothing
  • Glass
  • Art – photography, painting, sculpture, rugs, antiques
  • Artisan Market
  • Aurora

Art/Artisans

  • Photography
  • Print making
  • Painting
  • Traditional and unique process of how wool rugs are made in the workshop of a local family’s home.
  • Visit the art galleries and contemporary art studios at “La Aurora” and visit the Cultural Center for the Arts school, a papier-mache shop and studio for artists with a handicap.

 

  • Casa Dragones – tequila tasting
  • Wine and mezcal tasting

Wineries

  • Hot air balloons
  • Helicopter
  • Artisans

HOTELS

NEW HOTELS

Favorites

Dining/rooftops

  • Atrio – softshell crab, eel sushi
  • Luna
  • Quince
  • Azotea – Jicama tacos
  • Unico
  • Hacman
  • La Parada (Peruvian)
  • Café Rama
  • Moxi
  • 1826 Restaurant

Café

  • KiBok
  • Hole in the wall

Bakery

  • Cumpanio

Takeaway tips/info

Best time to visit

  • Weekends busy, more $
  • Winter weather is warm, sunny days and cool nights. Summer brings more rain.

Itinerary ideas – combine with

  • Mexico City
  • Riviera Maya
  • Lose Cabos
  • Guanajuato

Airport QRO – closer and easier to get to. Leon also an option.

 

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