Mexico City, the national capital, is situated 160 miles (257 kilometers) southwest of Tecolutla.
From much-loved, tourist hotspots to hidden gems that still await discovery, Veracruz is brimming with things to do and see. Casitas, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Papantla de Olarte sits 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
This area is renowned for its fortresses; these are often evocative testaments to the region's colorful past. If the weather isn't that great, spend some time in Veracruz's art museums and history museums.
Should you hear the call of the wild, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend the day abseiling or horse riding.
For lots of people, experiencing new horizons is as much about cuisines as it is about taking photos of tourist attractions so make the effort to check out the food and drinks in the area's restaurants. Lime and also vanila are used as components in dishes here. Local favorite menu items include huachinango a la veracruzana (veracruz-style red snapper) and huevos tirados (scrambled eggs and beans), but naturally there are many more options for real food lovers.
At the end of your adventure in Tecolutla, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Adiós" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with photos and memories that you'll have for years to come.