1 Monterrey

Art and culture reign in this bold, modern city, where superb museums and restaurants await.

2 Cabrito asado

Succulent roast goat is a speciality of Mexican cowboy country, best experienced at restaurants in Monterrey.

3 Valle de Parras

Explore the rambling vineyards and haciendas of North America’s oldest wine-growing region, home to some decent Cabernet Sauvignon.

4 La Tierra del Cine

Travel back to the Wild West at the John Wayne film sets at Villa del Oeste and Chupaderos.

5 Chihuahua

Lively colonial city sprinkled with grandiose nineteenth-century mansions, including the home of Pancho Villa.

6 Paquimé

The enigmatic ruins at Casas Grandes are remnants of the most significant pre-Colombian culture in northern Mexico.

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