Destination guide

The artsy area of Mexico City awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Mexico City and enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and art galleries. This city's architecture, cafés and monuments draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Palacio de Bellas Artes, Templo Mayor or Teatro Diego Rivera. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Mexico City

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mexico City a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Six Flags Mexico (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • La Feria de Chapultepec (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Acuario Inbursa (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Hipódromo de las Américas (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Divertido (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mexico City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mexico City. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chapultepec Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Alameda Central (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Jardin Botanico (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jardin del Arte (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Xochimilco Ecological Park and Plant Market (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Spain Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)

Traveling to and around Mexico City

Fly into Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Toluca, Estado de Mexico (TLC-Toluca Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Mexico City Buenavista Station or Mexico City Fortuna Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Mexico City by catching a ride on the metro at Zocalo Station, Allende Station or Pino Suarez Station.

Where to stay around México City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 963 holiday lettings near México City. From 698 Condos/Apartments to 138 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near México City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to México City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in México City:

  • Ampliación Granada: 85 holiday homes
  • Venustiano Carranza: 22 holiday homes
  • Santa Fe: 40 holiday homes
  • Del Valle Centro: 141 holiday homes
  • Doctores: 143 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to México City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in México City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mercado de Artesanías La Cuidadela: 903 holiday lettings
  • Chapultepec Park: 903 holiday lettings
  • Centro Banamex Convention Center: 902 holiday lettings
  • Cibeles Fountain: 911 holiday lettings
  • The Angel of Independence Monument: 916 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around México City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in México City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 698 Condos/Apartments in México City. Our other popular types of México City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 138 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 664 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in México City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 138 holiday homes with pool available in México City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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