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Veracruz is a port city living the traditional life of old Mexico. It's an exciting tourist city but here the tourists are Mexicans from all around the country. You can walk around all day and not see another American except for those here at the school. Veracruz, the city, www.veracruz-puerto.gob.mx
The state of Veracruz is long and narrow (like California) and is bordered by mountains on the West and the Gulf of Mexico on the East. There are lots of exciting day and over night trips to choose from to add adventure to your stay. Take a look around the state Veracruz, the state, www.veracruz.gob.mx and them come to www.mexico-ecotourism.org to get a look at some of the available activities.
The state's major university system is La Universidad Veracruzana. It has major campuses here in the city and also in the state capital, Xalapa. A number of smaller, regional campuses are found all around the state. In addition to UV there are many other public and private universtities. The University of Veracruz, www.uv.mx
Old fashioned traditional Mexico Veracruz might be, but the state's symphony orchestra is world famous. The Symphonic Orchesta of Xalapa, www.sinfonicadexalapa.com
A high point for tourists coming to the coast from Mexcio's interior is the City's aquarium. Although of smaller scale, it captures the awe and excitement of major US facilities The Aquarium of Veracruz, www.acuariodeveracruz.com
To get a look at the commercial side of the city, here's a magazine that's full of pictures Veracruz Magazzine, www.Veracruz.Magazzine.net
North America's third highest mountain peak is about 80 miles east of the city. It's beautifully snow-capped year round.Orizaba Peak, www.veracruz.gob.mx/pico_orizaba
And for a closer look at adventure around the state and eco-tourism, please take a look at www.mexico-ecotourism.org
For a new take on cultural tourism you can visit www.mexicoculturaltourism.com
For Scuba and snorkel we highly recommend Scubaver.
For rafting, rappel and zipline, we use Aventuras Sin Limite.