To understand why so many travelers pick Chiapas as a place to spend their vacation time, ensure you and your family spend a while longer in the places surrounding Tapachula.
Houses of the holy are great windows into a community's big beating heart. The temples throughout Chiapas are certainly no exception. A good way to learn about a spot is by getting an understanding of its past. While in Chiapas, take the time to tour the area's ruins.
For those leading a fast-paced life, the perfect vacation often means finding great spots to relax. When it's time to de-stress, do as the locals do and go beach combing or bird watching. The area around Tapachula offers plenty of excellent ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Those with a love of adventure can join in with one of the many abseiling or hiking adventures on offer here.
Trying local food is one of the keys to getting to know about an area. So head to some of Chiapas' restaurants. Puerco en pipián verde (pork in pumpkin seed sauce) and butifarra (sausage prepared with seasoned pork) are popular with both vacationers and local foodies alike. Chicha is a popular drink here.
You'll be reluctant to say "Adiós" (farewell) to this magnetic area.