These are the activities you can do in Tampico

Do you want to get out of the routine? These are the activities that you can do in the city of Tampico to do something different with your friends, family or alone.

If you are a tourist, this information can be really useful, activities of all kinds, in safe places so that you can enjoy your stay in Tampico.

Barda Cakes

Bard cakes.
Bard cakes.

To start your day, the first thing you have to do is go eat and enjoy a delicious barda cakeFor this, there are several favorite options for visitors, such as the businesses located in the Customs fence, which are open 24 hours a day due to their great demand for this dish. Yes or yes, you have to try them!

Historic Center of Tampico

Architecture in the center of Tampico (Photo: Yazmín Sánchez)
Architecture downtown area of ​​Tampico. Photo: | Yazmin Sanchez

He downtown tampico It will become your favorite tour due to its great beauty in architecture and the kindness of the people of Tampico, as well as its delicious cuisine. Among the tourist attractions you will find the squares, murals, the great cathedral, places to eat, to ‘chelate’ and above all stalls where they sell corn and eat a delicious trole (esquite).

Here you can tour the Old Maritime Customs, take incredible photos with the view of the port and the Pánuco river. If you want to explore the squares, in front of Customs you will find the daughters square where you can sit and enjoy the beautiful view or go for a tour of the Municipal Market of Tampico; which is one of the most beautiful in the country, the beautiful structure makes it the most modern market nationwide. You will find the richest and most typical gastronomy of Tampico as well as places where they offer products of all kinds.

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Downtown Tampico…

It has been compared to New Orleans for the architectural design of some buildings in the Historic Center that attract the eyes of locals and strangers. Its unparalleled beauty captivates as you walk through the heart of the port.

Automobile Museum

In classic car exhibitions it is common to see vehicles that belonged to López Mateos.  (Jesus Quintanar)
Automobile Museum. Photo: | jesus quintanar

Are you a lover of classic cars? In Tampico you can visit the car show, there is a museum exclusively for classic vehicles. It’s about the Matt Museum, it’s a cultural and tourist space with a hundred classic and old cars, which were also part of the industry and the history of humanity in the last century.

If you want to know more about the Matt Museum, click here.

Carpenter’s Lagoon

Lagoon of the Carpenter of Tampico, Tamaulipas.
Lagoon of the Carpenter of Tampico, Tamaulipas.

The favorite tourist attraction for visitors, hundreds of activities you can do starting with the fact that this specific lagoon is the natural habitat of the ‘Juanchos’. Go through the entire park of the lagoon and you will enjoy the great view, in addition to being in contact with the different species of animals such as iguanas, birds, turtles and crocodiles.

From riding a bike, rollerblading, having a picnic, enjoying your food at the tables with benches in the park and visiting the arts square which is located across the bridge to the Expo and the Tampico Metro next to the Fairgroundsthis square has a view of the lagoon and various structures to do activities and games for the little ones in the family.

Channel of the Cut

Cut channel.  (Digital Millennium)
Cut channel. (Digital Millennium)

In the Canal de la Cortadura you can take a boat ride on the lagoon that runs from the center of Tampico to the Carpintero lagoon park, this is one of the activities that tourists like a lot because they take a guided tour and the body of water. You can watch iguanas, birds and if you’re lucky even a crocodile. It also has a park where there are games or you can take a walk and take breaks on the benches where you can see a beautiful view.

Children’s Museum Ship

Children's Museum Ship in Tampico |  Yazmin Sanchez
Children’s Museum Ship in Tampico. Photo: | Yazmin Sanchez

This museum inside has museographic rooms, an exhibition room, has a library, workshop, playground, souvenir shop and even a restaurant.

To enjoy with the family and have a good time with the little ones while having fun.

It is located on Avenida Emilio Portes Gil on the corner with Abasolo street in the Obrera neighborhood, the hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and the cost of access is 40 pesos for adults and 20 pesos for minor children. 12 years old.

Now you know what to do in Tampico, what is your favorite activity?

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