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Inside Background
SAFETY  Acapulco has seen more then it's share of violence from early 2010...
Last edited: 07 June 2014
ACAPULCO's EARLY YEARS Just four months after the fall of México in 1521,  on...
Last edited: 13 January 2010
Colonia Progreso: This neighborhood is located north of Cuauhtemoc, and...
Last edited: 16 February 2012
An internet search for Acapulco tourism will turn up numerous websites for...
Last edited: 13 January 2010
WEATHER  Acapulco is blessed with plentiful sunshine and beautiful weather...
Last edited: 10 March 2014
Earthquakes are common occurrences along the Pacific Mexico coastal areas south...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
Since its  discovery  by Spanish colonialists in 1512,  Acapulco has held a...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
Many travelers planning or considering a first-time trip to Acapulco,  whether...
Last edited: 04 November 2013
Inside Transportation
ARRIVING BY AIR General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport Most foreigners...
Last edited: 22 October 2014
There are several parts to Acapulco.  The part the vast majority of...
Last edited: 25 May 2013
LOCAL BUS SERVICES Most Acapulco visitors stay in a hotel on or close to the...
Last edited: 09 February 2012
TRAVEL BY TAXI   GENERAL INFORMATION & HELPFUL TIPS  In Acapulco...
Last edited: 09 February 2012
GENERAL INFORMATION In Acapulco,  one of several transportation...
Last edited: 23 November 2014
Inside Things to Do
OUTSIDE OF THE CITY   In addition to the many attractions and activities found...
Last edited: 22 January 2010
Tours: Low cost tour in an open wooden trolley like vehicle. Starts in front of...
Last edited: 15 November 2011
Silver.  México is one of the world’s leading producers of silver, and you can...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
Bullfights Unlike larger, fatter beef cattle, virtually all of which are...
Last edited: 21 April 2008
When you hear the name "Acapulco" you immediately think of beaches, beautiful...
Last edited: 25 June 2006
THE MASK MUSEUM THIS ATTRACTION HAS OFFICIALLY CLOSED!!!!!!!!!!!
Last edited: 02 December 2010
OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE CATHEDRAL   Located at the back of Plaza Álvarez (which is...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
Acapulco has been known for its fantastic sport fishing for decades. Sailfish...
Last edited: 05 December 2012
FORT SAN DIEGO   This marvelous architectural jewel should be an obligatory...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
HISTORIC NAVAL MUSEUM of ACAPULCO   Formerly in the center of the city at Plaza...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA of ACAPULCO   Based at the city's International...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
ROMAN CATHOLIC   In light of the fact that the overwhelming majority of...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
Some travelers enjoy SCUBA diving or snorkeling when on vacation;  and,  though...
Last edited: 27 September 2013
SINFONíA DEL MAR   This sizeable city-owned stepped amphitheater,  which few...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
Acapulco continues to diversify itself from other Mexican tourist destinations...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
PALMA SOLA ARCHEOLOGICAL ZONE   This archaeological site is located in El...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
CENTRO CULTURAL GUERRERENSE   Formally called the Instituto Guerrerense de la...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
THE CLIFF DIVERS AT LA QUEBRADA   The impressive cliffs of La Quebrada offer a...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
DIEGO RIVERA WALL MURAL   This popular tourist attraction is located in...
Last edited: 08 April 2011
PAPAGAYO PARK   Located just west of mid-bay and stretching nearly 700 yards...
Last edited: 21 January 2010
Tres Vidas is one of the best courses in the Acapulco area. Operated by Troon...
Last edited: 30 November 2009
The boat, yacht, BONANZA offers day/night cruises in Bahia Santa Lucia...
Last edited: 19 May 2011
Inside Dining Scene
INTRODUCTION Generally speaking,  prices at restaurants 'within the...
Last edited: 14 November 2011
Here is a listing of restaurants you may wish to try for breakfast, in no...
Last edited: 21 April 2008
 El Nopalito is a VERY authentic restaurant located about 2 blocks west of the...
Last edited: 04 December 2014
Acapulco boasts endless sun and sand, celebrated nightlife, illustrious...
Last edited: 14 August 2011
Located in the Hotel Las Brisas complex along the Carretera Escénica,  El...
Last edited: 24 January 2010
Inside Mexico: For Foreign Visitors
The national currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso;  and Banco de Mexico is...
Last edited: 22 January 2014
Remember to keep the color departure/arrival form, if you lose it, you will...
Last edited: 20 August 2014
Puerto Vallarta  When a car accident occurs in Puerta Vallarta all cars...
Last edited: 11 July 2011
Phrases and words that may be helpful to you while in Mexico include: The...
Last edited: 15 July 2014
52 (Five Two) is the International Country Code for calling Mexico. 00 (zero...
Last edited: 09 December 2014
GUIDE TO TIPPING IN MEXICO Tipping guidelines for Mexico are nearly the same...
Last edited: 17 November 2014
Benito Juarez airport (MEX) serving Mexico City is modern and efficient. There...
Last edited: 11 December 2014
You can use a checking bankcard, credit card or debit card, and will find ATM's...
Last edited: 28 February 2014
For those of you who haven't used it, Mexico has an excellent intercity bus...
Last edited: 13 October 2014
Mexico’s national currency is the Peso.  Though some merchants both along the...
Last edited: 11 March 2010
Although Mexico is a big country, it can be easily travelled by car - if you...
Last edited: 19 March 2014
UNITED STATES United States Embassy in Mexico : Paseo de la Reforma 305, Col...
Last edited: 29 September 2014
There are "locales"  (or locations) for calling long distance that use VOIP...
Last edited: 26 January 2010
If you are stopped by the police, do your best not to hand over your original...
Last edited: 20 January 2014
Concerns for safety and security in Mexico have risen steadily over the past...
Last edited: 16 October 2011
There appears  to be some question regarding car rental and driving in Mexico...
Last edited: 06 March 2012
The following is from Profeco, the Mexican Governments Consumer Agency for...
Last edited: 19 December 2012