From Tehuantepec, the major city of Oaxaca is approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the northwest.
It's no surprise the area around Tehuantepec is so popular with travelers from all over the world; Oaxaca features numerous captivating cultural and natural attractions.
When you ask the locals their sightseeing recommendations, they'll often point to Oaxaca's fascinating open-air exhibits and open-air markets. Step back in time while you are staying in the Oaxaca area. Take a trip to one of the ruins for which this region is known.
Oaxaca offers loads of exciting ways to enjoy its unique landscapes. Those with a love of adventure can enquire about one of the many mountain climbing and hiking tours available. Those with special interests will enjoy Tehuantepec's guided nature walks and city walking tours.
Make sure you let your tastebuds loose in Oaxaca's cafés and restaurants. Tlayudas (giant tortilla with beans, cheese, avocado and tomato) and empapelado (steamed fish) are some popular dishes to sample. Order oaxaca chocolate at the end of your repast. This is popular with locals.
When it is time to depart from Tehuantepec, use your last Mexican pesos on last-minute souvenirs and say Adiós (farewell).