Toluca is located about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Mexico City, the national capital, and 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Queretaro.
Get active in the outdoors by taking time out to explore the area’s nature reserves, such as Nevado de Toluca National Park or Desierto del Carmen National Park. These nature parks are attractive places to discover the local flora and fauna.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a snack, visit Las Americas Plaza and the also-popular Galerias Metepec Shopping Center. Enjoy the atmosphere and browse through the shops at these popular attractions.
The main zoo in the region, Zacango Zoo, is an amazing place to take your family for an exciting afternoon viewing local and exotic animals. As you meander along the pathways, be sure to take note of the carefully curated landscapes and enclosures which enrich the atmosphere of the zoo.
If you love golf, don’t miss out on visiting San Carlos Golf Club, one of the best places to tee off around Toluca. Rent some gear from the pro shop, and hit the greens, then finish the day in the clubhouse sharing a few drinks with golf-obsessed locals.
Nature lovers will want to check out The Cosmovitral, where visitors can spend time outdoors. Bring a picnic, mingle with locals, or just soak up the sunshine. This park will suit whatever mood you're in.
After you’ve explored all the major attractions on the tourist map in Toluca, wrap up your stay in this fascinating part of the world with a visit to the St. Christopher Church.