Edited by Holly Stark
While most areas of Mexico City are pretty cool, with tree-lined streets, picturesque parks, sleek skyscrapers, historical colonial buildings, and busy markets, some areas of the city are even more desirable (and certainly safer) than others. But no matter where you head in Mexico City, its colonias will both surprise and excite you. From neighborhoods with a cultural and historical appeal, like Centro Historico to areas with a vibrant bohemian vibe, the capital of Mexico is full of hidden gems and secret corners to delve into. Wondering where to stay in Mexico? Check my insider’s Mexico City neighborhood guide, which covers some of the best areas to stay in Mexico City, some essential tips, cool spots for tacos, unique areas for families with kids, and the best areas for art and history lovers.