Rio Grande Vacation Packages
See for yourself exactly why Zacatecas is so loved by by tourists, by hitting the road and exploring the wonderful cultural and scenic attractions within easy traveling distance of Rio Grande. Examples of places within a relatively short distance of Rio Grande are Plateros, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north, and Fresnillo, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north.
On a fine day, take the time and discover Zacatecas' gardens. Drop into Zacatecas' historically significant old towns, it's an excellent way to familiarize yourself with the region's rich past.
Relax like the locals in the Zacatecas region. Go wildlife watching and bird watching while you are here.
Local food is an integral element of any place and a wonderful way to get a feel for a region. There are lots of special food options here. Try pozole rojo (corn and chili soup) or pollo alcamparrado (chicken with capers). And when you are ready for the end of you meal, you can't go past ates (fruit jellies).
Get familiar with Spanish so you can communicate with the locals in Zacatecas. "¿Querría bailar conmigo?" ("Would you like to dance with me?") is a good one to know. "Este caballero pagará por todo" translates to "This gentleman will pay for everything"
When it's time to leave this special part of the world, bid a fond Adiós (farewell) to the new friends you've made and the places you've seen.