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.
Lively colonial city sprinkled with grandiose nineteenth-century mansions, including the home of Pancho Villa.
The enigmatic ruins at Casas Grandes are remnants of the most significant pre-Colombian culture in northern Mexico.