Monterrey travel guide

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You're Going to Love Monterrey

Mild winters, blooming and pleasant springs and falls, and smoldering summers - no matter when you travel, your "where" should be Monterrey. Colonial buildings, incredible local cuisine, and the backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains are just half the story.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Monterrey

What to do in Monterrey


When to Visit Monterrey

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During summer in Monterrey, from May to September, the temperatures rise to over 100. It's best to go when the weather is milder, during the spring, March to May or the fall, from October to November. At this point, temperatures are a comfortable 65-80.

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How to Get to Monterrey

Airports near Monterrey

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Where to Stay in Monterrey

Those who don't mind spending a little extra will enjoy accommodations at NH Collection Monterrey. Modest but comfortable furnishings await at Hotel Fundador. Budget travelers will find Ikali Hostel to be the right spot.

Popular Neighborhoods in Monterrey

Where to stay in popular areas of Monterrey

Most booked hotels in Monterrey

How to Get Around Monterrey

The Cost of Living in Monterrey

Shopping Streets

You could say Monterrey was made for shopping! There is a perfect mix of high-end luxury labels, mid-range finds, and lots of tourist-focused souvenir stalls. If you love the latter, check out the Zona Rosa. If you prefer a good mall, head to Galerias Monterrey or Plaza Fiesta San Agustín.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs Mex$17 and a dozen eggs costs Mex$29.

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Where to Eat in Monterrey

In Monterrey, spicy fare is the norm. So prep your palate for some incredible spicy, smoky, and tangy enchiladas, pulled pork, and fried goat cheese, among other delicacies, at FONDA San Francisco, where meals cost between Mex$85-150.

Most popular restaurants in Monterrey

La Nacional - San Jeronimo
Cortes finos
Excellent (1,605 reviews)
La Torrada
La Torrada
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Excellent (562 reviews)
El Lingote
El Lingote
Excellent (322 reviews)
Skin Joint
Skin Joint
Excellent (261 reviews)
La Catarina
Excellent (176 reviews)
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Excellent (170 reviews)