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Mexico for the wary: A guide to safe, popular travel spots

Scared of narco-terrorists? So are we.

But that doesn’t mean we’ve written off all of Mexico, where the ramped-up war against and between violent drug cartels has spooked many would-be visitors.

Border areas notwithstanding, “most of the country has a pretty low crime rate,” and tourists usually aren’t targets, notes international security expert Bruce McIndoe of iJET Travel Intelligence. “Yes, there’s room for collateral damage, but you can get struck by lightning, too.”

Even the U.S. State Department, whose recently expanded warning cautions against non-essential travel to parts or all of 14 (out of 31) Mexican states, exempts most of the country’s marquee tourist spots — including these nine:

To read more: Mexico for the wary: A guide to safe, popular travel spotsUSAToday.com

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Mazatlan, Mexico in 2012

Upcoming events you should know about to plan your visit.

 

Mazatlan International Carnival – Feb. 16-21st

 

 

Jose Limon Contemporary Dance Festival – April 29th – May 9th

 

 

Mexican PGA Championship – May 1st- May 10th

 

 

Quicksilver Surf Classic Mazatlan – June 1st – 5th

 

 

First Annual Mazatlan Summer Festival – July 1st-31st

 

 

Is Mazatlan, Mexico Safe? (click link to hear what they have to say)

 

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880