For decades, artsy San Miguel has been a place where visitors can study the language (and culture) of Mexico while on vacation. Today, the city has certified...more
Travelers who'd like to learn Mexican culinary techniques should head for Sazón, an established cooking school affiliated with Casa de Sierra Nevada. Chef...more
The pink, Gothic-style Parroquia is to the city what Gaudí's Sagrada Família is to Barcelona—an ecclesiastic edifice doubling as its...more
Steam from natural hot springs rises above the countryside along the road to Dolores Hidalgo in an area dubbed Hot Springs Way (signs along the highway mark the...more
Stirling Dickinson, one of the original incubators of San Miguel's art scene, helped form this art school in the 1940s in a rambling 18th-century summer home....more
This fascinating tour starts every Sunday around noon at the Biblioteca Pública in the city center. The tour began some 50 years ago and now has more than...more
It may seem as if every weekend welcomes another colorful fiesta in San Miguel, but it's in September that the city really goes loco. Mexico's Independence Day...more
In the 18th century, Father Luis Felipe Neri de Alfaro founded this sanctuary of six adjoining chapels as a retreat site for faithful pilgrims. Although it...more
Named for a brilliant-green spring-fed pool in a steep, narrow canyon, this 220-acre nature reserve on the city's outskirts contains outstanding species of...more
Just 25 miles north of San Miguel is the town of Dolores Hidalgo, where the first Mexican Revolution took place in 1810. These days, your first order of...more
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