Mexico boasts an astounding 38,102 archeological sites—spread over landscapes as diverse as deserts, mountains, jungles and even heavily-populated urban areas—175 of which are open to the public for exploration.
Of these sites, the territory’s majestic pyramids are probably the best-known and most sought-after attractions. These unique and enduring structures have become icons of the ancient world, telling the stories of the lost Aztec, Mayan and pre-Hispanic civilizations. Here, stunning design, breathtaking natural beauty and rich culture collide. For a getaway that’s as exciting as it is eye-opening, read on.