What to do in Acapulco

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Acapulco Attractions

Ready for some fun in Acapulco? With Expedia.com to help you every step of the way, you're sure to discover plenty of attractions in Acapulco. Acapulco is a tourist and local favorite drawing visitors from all ends of the globe. If it's sunshine, sand, and sea you are looking for on your list of Acapulco activities, look no further. You'll never run out of things to do in Acapulco.

Acapulco tours should include all of the must-see places on the map. Get ready for Acapulco excursions, which will take your breath away and leave you begging for more. Drift along the Coyuca Lagoon or catch the dramatic cliff divers, which Elvis-lovers will remember from the film, "Fun in Acapulco." One of the best spots near this Mexican treasure is Taxco, a colonial location for amazing finds when it comes to silver jewelry. Shop, visit the Santa Prisca Cathedral, and be sure to have some local cuisine before returning to Acapulco.

Acapulco is all about enjoying the water and Expedia.com can take you there. From yachting, to scuba diving and fishing charters, there is a little bit of everything for everyone. Don't forget to hit the beach, sit back, and lounge the day away. You'll no longer have any more cares or worries when you let the power of Acapulco work its wonders on you.

Looking for some more of the area's culture? The Capilla de la Paz, or Chapel of Paz, is marked by a giant, white cross drawing the eye to this interesting site. The Mural Diego Rivera is an amazing piece of art on a wall in the old part of the city. Visit the Fuerte de San Diego for a peek at a Spanish fortress dating back to the 18th century.

As a top destination for a getaway, Acapulco has it all when it comes to wonderful accommodations sure to suit your preferences and budget. Expedia.com has all of the best discounts available at the click of a button. It's time to pack your bags and say, “Adios!”

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Casa de Mascara - Bring the entire family and go on an adventure through history together.

Mural Diego Rivera - This is the place to get your culture hit and discover the region's artistic side.

Zocalo - Roam the streets and enjoy the character and charm of this popular local hangout.

Mercado Centro - Plan a visit and find out the importance of this place to the community.

La Catedral - Get a deeper understanding of local religious beliefs at this holy site.

Tlacopanocha Beach - Go for a relaxing walk by the water and perhaps even dip your toes in.

La Quebrada Cliffs - Retreat from the concrete jungle and lose yourself in nature at this picture-perfect spot.

Reina Park - Organize a picnic date and enjoy a walk around the beautiful plants.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Acapulco on a sunny day?
What is Acapulco famous for?
La Quebrada Cliffs is usually mentioned in the same breath as Acapulco, so be sure to allow time to visit.
What should I not miss in Acapulco?
Make a beeline for Playa Revolcadero and Bahia de Puerto Marques, two leading sights that lure travelers from all around.
Are there cheap things to do in Acapulco?
What can you do in Acapulco for free?
Your break in Acapulco needn’t cost a bundle with free things like these to keep you entertained:

  • La Quebrada Cliffs
  • Playa Revolcadero
  • Bahia de Puerto Marques
  • Condesa Beach

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