Many must-visit destinations in Mexico are poised on fine white sands just feet from the ocean. For another type of vacationing, head to the mountains three and a half hours north of Mexico City for a getaway in the village of San Miguel de Allende.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site has welcomed visitors since the end of World War II, when U.S. veterans first began venturing around its cobblestone streets and ochre city walls while studying art on the G.I. Bill. Now, those in the know can discover a blissful retreat rife with upscale restaurants, luxury accommodations and plenty of opportunities for exploring the city’s boutiques, galleries and spas.