From Tepic, the city of Puerto Vallarta is approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the south.
It's no surprise the area around Tepic is such a hotspot for travelers from all over the world; Nayarit is dotted with great cities, attractions and landscapes. Santa Cruz, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Santa Maria del Oro, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Tepic are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the south of Tepic is Puerto Vallarta, a regional center which is home to Bay of Banderas, Destiladeras Beach and Cruise Ship Terminal. Vallarta Zoo, Vallarta Adventures and International Convention Center are also well-worth checking out before returning to Tepic.
Expand your mind by spending a few hours at Nayarit's wonderful craft workshops and history museums. A great way to really get to know a spot is by learning about its past. While here, be sure to drop into the area's fine old towns.
Availing yourself of local expertise is an enjoyable and educational way for visitors to experience a new place. Join up to one of the informative wildlife spotting tours. One of the nicest ways to explore the great outdoors around Tepic is to join for a horse riding or mountain biking adventure.
When it is time to depart this special place, say farewell the way Mexican's do, with a hearty "Adiós."