Nestled north of Mexico City in Mexico‘s central highlands, the colonial-era city of San Miguel de Allende delights travelers with its thriving festival scene and baroque Spanish architecture. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this gem in Mexico’s central highlands beat out world-class destinations and earned the coveted “Best City in the World” designation by Travel + Leisure in 2017. Perhaps most importantly, it’s a family-friendly town with locals and expats always ready to lend a hand. Say “holá” as you explore the cobblestone streets, and you’ll receive a warm smile in return.
Although San Miguel de Allende is quickly becoming a must-see for tourists, it takes a little sleuthing to find the best spots for kids to make the most of this Mexican adventure. Here are our tips for the top things to do.
Best Places to Go in San Miguel de Allende with Kids
Join the Locals in El Jardin
Tourists and residents alike gather in El Jardin, the main square.