¡Si! You read right: The “Mexican Firewater” we all know and love comes from the town of Tequila, located just outside of the bustling city of Guadalajara. Know before you go! Check out our suggestions of the best places to sleep, eat and have some fun:
Places to stay
Intercontinental Presidente Guadalajara
Located in the heart of the business district and directly across the street from one of the finest shopping malls in the area.
A luxury boutique hotel situated in one of the city’s residential areas and twenty minutes from historic downtown.
If you want to feel the hustle and bustle of the city, this hotel is right in the middle of the action.
Places to eat
La Rinconada 86 Morelos on the Morelos pedestrian mall
Traditional Mexican cuisine in a restored 19th Century mansion.
Calle Reforma 139 in Tlaquepaque area of Guadalajara
Located in the Quinta Don Jose Boutique Hotel, this menu is half Mexican and half Italian.
Fonda San Miguel
Donato Guerra No 25.
Once an old convent, this picturesque restaurant seats most of its guests in a covered courtyard. Serves traditional Mexican food.
Thing to do
Sip tequila at one of the many distilleries just outside of Guadalajara. From Sauza to Don Julio, most of these distillery tours can be arranged directly through your hotel.
Shop in this multi-story enclosed market, with hundreds of vendors. It’s a great place to stroll around and people watch.
Instituto Cultutal Cabañas
Immerse yourself in culture at this art center and UNESCO World Heritage Site.