With as many as 1,100,000 people calling this place home, you're sure to make some new friends!
To reach Monterrey from Mexico City, the nation's capital, you'd need to head 440 miles to the north. Another good point of reference is Escobedo, which lies 10 miles to the north.
Seeking some family-friendly activities? Delight the kids with a stop at KidZania Monterrey and Parque Plaza Sesamo. Bosque Magico is yet another fun-filled spot that everyone is sure to love!
Enjoy the wonder and amazement in your children's eyes when they meet the fascinating animals at the Parque Zoologico La Pastora. The Bioparque Estrella also offers an entertaining and educational experience.
The Casino Monterrey and the Casino Jubilee are ideal to jump start a big night out. If you're not against having a bet or two, test your luck challenging the blackjack dealer. Alternatively, grab an icy beer and simply absorb the lively atmosphere. If you're after even more thrills, get going to the Foliatti Casino.
From a friendly game of football to simply lying back in the grass, there are plenty of reasons to head to an urban oasis like Macroplaza or Fundidora Park. You can also sit down with a newspaper and watch life pass by at Alameda and Parque Espana.
There's something amazing about the feeling of the surrounding air when you wander around the base of a tumbling cascade like Cascada Cola de Caballo or Cascada del Chipitin.
Admire the superb views as you observe the ripples on the peaceful water at Presa La Boca.
If you want to recharge those batteries, there are plenty of nature reserves and parks to explore. Begin with a breath of fresh, clean air among the plants and animals at Grutas de Garcia or Parque Ecologico Chipinque. For those who haven't yet fully recharged, Canon de la Huasteca and Parque Natural La Estanzuela are two more worth visiting.
Ask the helpful staff at the Museo del Obispado or the Museo de Historia Mexicana about one-off happenings. With so many captivating exhibits, you'll want to make sure you don't miss anything important. Museum buffs also need to check out the Museo del Vidrio and the La Pinacoteca del Estado.
Inquisitive minds will be in seventh heaven at the Alfa Planetarium, where a whole set of fascinating scientific objects and displays are just waiting to be uncovered.
Our big blue planet is home to an astounding variety of plants and animals. Take a look at some of the world's more peculiar beings with a visit to the Bernabe de las Casas Museum.
Some travellers are devout art fans, while others haven't even looked at a sculpture or painting since they were kids. No matter which group you fall into, you're certain to find something that inspires you in the unique, eye-opening and sometimes challenging works at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo and the Centro Cultural Arte.
Learn all about the impact that Monterrey's past events and characters had on the nation, and sometimes the world, at the Museo Metropolitano de la Ciudad de Monterrey and the Museo del Noreste. Also consider checking out the fascinating displays which bring the past to life at the Obispado Museum and the Monterrey Metropolitan Museum.
Are you curious about Monterrey's past? Then organise an outing to Barrio Antiguo and the Antiguo Palacio Federal. If that doesn't satisfy your inner history nerd, also check out the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon and Pueblo de Santiago.
Boasting a long list of well-known residents, El Obispado is one of the most important buildings in Monterrey.
Visitors interested in exploring the religious heritage of the area should make a day of Basilica de Guadalupe and Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. Want an even deeper look into Monterrey's cultural identity? Continue on to Capilla de los Dulces Nombres and Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady of Monterrey.
You'll probably think you've crossed everything off your list after exploring Monterrey's big-name tourist attractions, but don't head home just yet. There are still plenty of things to check out. Why not do a little more sightseeing at Palacio Municipal and the Biblioteca Universitaria? The Pinacoteca de Nuevo Leon and the University of Monterrey Library are some other alternatives.
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the spacious rooms at Antaris Galerías. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Convex Exposition Center. ...
Antaris Galerías£45Antaris Galerías£45
12 Dec-13 Dec
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Hotel Monterrey Macroplaza. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Fuente de la Vida o ...
Hotel Monterrey Macroplaza£45Hotel Monterrey Macroplaza£45
12 Dec-13 Dec
Safi Royal Luxury Towers's good location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Alameda. Features include free WiFi ...
Safi Royal Luxury Towers£59Safi Royal Luxury Towers£59
13 Dec-14 Dec
Krystal Monterrey's central location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno. Free WiFi ...
Krystal Monterrey£51Krystal Monterrey£51
10 Jan-11 Jan
Travohotel Monterrey Histórico's good location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno. ...
Travohotel Monterrey Histórico£28Travohotel Monterrey Histórico£28
12 Dec-13 Dec
The sightseeing around Gamma de Fiesta Americana Monterrey Gran Hotel Ancira gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from ...
Gamma de Fiesta Americana Monterrey Gran Hotel Ancira£55Gamma de Fiesta Americana Monterrey Gran Hotel Ancira£55
24 Dec-25 Dec
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the room service at Safi Royal Luxury Valle. During your stay, you'll be connected to a shopping centre and just a quick ...
Safi Royal Luxury Valle£110Safi Royal Luxury Valle£110
13 Dec-14 Dec
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Fiesta Americana Monterrey Pabellón M. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Auditorium ...
Fiesta Americana Monterrey Pabellón M£83Fiesta Americana Monterrey Pabellón M£83
23 Dec-24 Dec
Our customers tell us they enjoy La Quinta by Wyndham Monterrey Aeropuerto's good location. During your stay, you'll be close to Research and Technological Innovation ...
La Quinta by Wyndham Monterrey Aeropuerto£33La Quinta by Wyndham Monterrey Aeropuerto£33
20 Dec-21 Dec
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the comfortable rooms at Antaris Cintermex. During your stay, you'll be connected to the convention centre and just a quick ...
Antaris Cintermex£58Antaris Cintermex£58
12 Dec-13 Dec