Estado de Michoacán de Ocampo Travel Guide

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Morelia

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Angangueo

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Pátzcuaro

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Maruata

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Cotija de la Paz

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Uruapan del Progreso

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Isla de Janitzio

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Santiago Tangamandapio

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Las Zarquillas

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Tzintzuntzán

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Paracho

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Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro

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Tlalpujahua de Rayón

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Parácuaro

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Las Estacas

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Churintzio

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Morelia

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  • Panaderia Trico Alejandria

    Morelia Restaurants

    This restaurant is on the upper floor of Panaderia Trico right in the middle of Morelia's World Heritage. The staff was very friendly, the only thing I didn't like that much was, that it was kind of dark, but that's a Morelia-thing I guess, as everywhere I go, the light seems to be dimmed. I had sopa tarasca which was excellent, I suppose this is...

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  • Hotel de la Soledad

    Morelia Hotels

    A suite room for 846.00 a night. Located just around the corner from the Cathedral and numeorus...

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  • Wonderful local & Mexican Food...

    Morelia Restaurants

    I hadn't been to this restaurant in many many years, but I was happy to be back as Solar de Villagran used to be my favorite restaurant in Morelia when I was younger.The food they serve here is rather Mexican (but there are several international dishes too), very tasty and comes in BIG portions. I remember my brother and I had to share a dish when...

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Angangueo

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  • A marvelous natural spectacle

    Angangueo Things to Do

    On the first tip I offered an insight of the 2 nature reserves in Michoacan where you can see the butterflies. If you rent a car and choose to drive here yourself, be ready for a looong journey and keep in mind that these sanctuaries are located far away from the toll highway (wide green line in the upper part of the map) and you have to drive...

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  • 2 Sanctuaries close to Angangueo

    Angangueo Things to Do

    There are 2 sanctuaries that you can visit in the state of Michoacan -- Angangueo is the closest village to both of them. This is where day-trips from Morelia take you to see the butterflies. I am attaching a map so you can see what the distance (between Morelia & sanctuaries) and the recommended routes are, and my personal opinion about visiting...

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  • Butterflies

    Angangueo Things to Do

    There two big places to visit Butterflies in Michoacan, one is El Refugio, the other one is Sierra Chincua, if you have an own transportation I recommend Sierra Chincua. To El Refugio you can only arrive with the local trucks they have for rental.

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Pátzcuaro

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Maruata

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  • Hot Springs at Cuilala (Km. 97)

    Maruata Off The Beaten Path

    The hot spring at Cuilala is an amazing 3 mile walk where the river begins to flow as you move upstream.Check it out here:http://home.comcast.net/~alpinelakes//Coast_of_Michoacan/cuilala/cuilala_hot_springs.html

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  • Day trips on the boat

    Maruata Tourist Traps

    The fisherman supplement their income by taking clients out in their pongas ( boats ) , to local sights of interest, such as The Jacuzzi, which is not a jacuzzi at all , but a nice place to visit . It is a cut between the ocean & the land ,that is protected from the strong surge & waves of the ocean & so it is a popular place to go to observe the...

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  • Surfing Destinations Ticla & Rio Nexba

    Maruata Off The Beaten Path

    We have not stayed in either of these places , but we do know of them & they are a popular destination for surfers. Some of the best surfing in Mexico can be found in both of these places , so we have observed. Both places we know have accomodations for renting a cabin , pitching a tent ,& hanging a hammock . There are also Ramadas whereyou can...

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Uruapan del Progreso

  • Climbing the volcano & horseback riding

    Uruapan del Progreso Sports & Outdoors

    (1.) horseriding - about 4 hours, you hire 2 horses and one guide.(2. ) seeing the area paved with volcanic ash(3.) visiting a church which was the only building survived from an eruption(4.) most tiring part- climbing the volcano named Paricutin by feet. There are still several smokers smoking surrounding the main volcano.WARNING-- DON'T PAY OVER...

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  • coffee

    Uruapan del Progreso Favorites

    I went to uruapan on a spur of the moment decision. I was sitting in a cafe in Morelia when I read a concert poster for Lila downs. I had always wanted to see her perform and this was my opportunity. The concert was to be held that very night in Uruapan. I called a friend, who is always up for an adventure and off we went. Taxi to the bus station...

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  • Parque nacional

    Uruapan del Progreso Things to Do

    pretty interesting place. i left wishing that i could live there!! the park is a wonderful showcase of the manipulation of water!!! there is a river that runs thru the grounds...which is muy tranquila! walking thru the park u will encounter countess fountains and waterfalls....each a piece of art!!! if u r lucky, u may have a chance to watch the...

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Isla de Janitzio

Santiago Tangamandapio

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    Naturaleza en Tangamandapio

    by LaGaviota Updated Jun 15, 2005

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    Pueden ir a escalar este cerro a cualquier estacion del año en tiempo de Julio es imprecionante porque todo esta totalmente verde casi podria parecer la jungla de tan hermoso que es .

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Paracho

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  • comune taxis to get around

    Paracho Transportation

    you can get a comune taxi to get around parach or to take you out of the city. the price ranges but is less expesive then the centro taxi or the monarcas. when i go they are how i get around they offer the best servece and they are super nice. you can find then two blocks down the plaza.

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  • different food

    Paracho Restaurants

    there is so many diferent food you can chose from you can go to the mercado next to the plaza were you can find carnitas, tacos, biria,the best tortas, enchiladas, the best posole, and all kind of sea food. for dissert you can walk over to get an ice cream at one of the three paleterias of my favorite la michoacana!!!!!! or you can go get a fruit...

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  • stroll,dance,site see,paracho fair

    Paracho Things to Do

    iv been to paracho so many times the best thing to do in the afternoon is stroll in the plaza while enjoying a snack you can buy close to were you are. They have the best bailes(dances) at night with the best bandas. you can site see you can go see the big paracho guitar right in the entrence to paracho offcourse what paracho is known for. The best...

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Tlalpujahua de Rayón

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    by Carguja Updated Mar 19, 2007

    Ask for the "Iglesia enterrada", whih is not a buried church (literally translated), it is really a sunken church due to the floods. For reaching this site you must walk 1 km from the center of the town, go where the "IMSS Hospital" , there is the entrance to the only unpaved road to the site. Once there you will cross 2 old wodden bridges which are also beautiful.In the photo you will see what it remains from the church,just the tower and some parts of the original floor.

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