Category Archives: Nuevo Leon

Things to do in Nuevo Leon

Best known as the home of Monterrey, it’s capital, the state of Nuevo Leon is a haven for tourists and a great place to live for locals. If you are planning a trip south of the border, you might want to make Nuevo Leon and the surrounding region your final destination.

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

And once you reach your Nuevo Leon destination, you will find lots of wonderful things to see and do. Here are just some of the upcoming events and highlights of the region, so you can plan your trip and get ready to heave a great time.

Pal Norte

Happening every April and November, the Pal Norte festival is always a favorite with visitors and locals alike. Part arts fair, part musical celebration and all fun, the Pal Norte has been an annual event since 2012. If you love great food, friendly people and amazing music, be sure to put Pal Norte on your calendar.

Abierto Monterrey

If you love the sport of tennis, make room on your calendar for the annual Abierto Monterrey. This world-class tournament attracts the best players the world has to offer, so you can enjoy the intense competition and watch the players play the game they love.

Cabuland Monterrey

On the second weekend of August, the bustling city of Monterrey becomes a premier concert venue, and you get to enjoy all the musical offerings. From reggae to hip hop, from urban rhythms to funk, you will find it all in Monterrey. If you love great music, you will not want to miss this spectacular event.

Ironman 70.3 Monterrey

Taking place in the vibrant metropolis of Nuevo Leon and the surrounding region, the Ironman 70.3 brings the most elite and well-conditioned athletes together for a race like no other. The Ironman competition represents the pinnacle of athletic achievement, and you can watch it all on your visit to Nuevo Leon.

Festival Internacional de Santa LucĂ­a

The country of Mexico is a not really a melting pot. It’s mostly a nationalist country that takes pride in themselves. The Monterrey region takes this diversity seriously. As such, they celebrate themselves with the aptly-named Festival Internacional de Santa Lucia. This festival features food, art and music from around Mexico. Dont miss this festival.

There is never a bad time to be in Nuevo Leon. Whether you plan to visit the capital of Monterrey or make your way into less charted territory. You will enjoy the warmth and welcoming nature of the Mexican people, making lots of new friends along the way.

You can enjoy the sights, sounds and smells along the way, especially if you bring your own car. And you can confidently drive all the way to Monterrey and beyond – as long as you protect yourself and your passengers with quality Mexican car insurance. This simple but essential purchase can safeguard you against the unexpected, so you can enjoy your Mexican vacation without worry.

The Sierra Madre Oriental

The Sierra Madre Oriental

Situated in northeastern Mexico on the eastern portion of the Mexican Plateau, the Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains span roughly 620 miles.  It ranges through Mexico states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo, Queretaro, and Puebla.  One of the highest peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental is Cerro San Rafael located in Coahuila;… Continue Reading

Monterrey, Mexico

Monterrey, Mexico

Monterrey, the capital of Nuevo Leon State in Mexico is rich in history and culture. Monterrey is called the most modern and “Americanized” city in all of Mexico. 1) Santa Lucia Riverwalk, an artificial river built between 1996 and 2007. It currently joins the Macroplaza with the Fundidora Park. This reminds me of the riverwalk… Continue Reading