You don't have to know everything about the place to have an incredible time in Veracruz, but you should have an idea about a few basic things before you take off.
To help get you oriented, Veracruz is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) east of the noteworthy city of Puebla.
At the most recent count, the population of this part of Veracruz was 550,000.
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Coming in to land at General Heriberto Jara International Airport (VER)? After you've hopped off the aircraft and claimed your suitcase, the middle of Veracruz will be only 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.
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Picking up a car right at General Heriberto Jara International Airport will mean you don't have to deal with transfers and cabs. Dollar Rent A Car is a nearby outlet here. Thrifty Car Rental is also worth a look.
Rent a vehicle in the center of the city and you'll be out on the busy streets in a flash. A go-to outlet here is Hertz at Verzcruz Airport.
It'd be crazy to stay in this happening hub without seeing some of its wonderful attractions. Veracruz Cathedral ought to be up the top of your must-see list.
Plan an afternoon at San Juan de Ulua Castle and learn about the past events of this location.
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At Veracruz Aquarium you will find displays filled with wonderful creatures from the depths of our enigmatic oceans.
But that's not all there is.
Discover some of the area's history with a trip to the important Bastion of Santiago Museum.
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You'll be spoiled for choice in Veracruz. If you need help settling on one thing, here are some suggestions:
If you have a spare day or two and you're happy to travel 20 miles (32 kilometers), check out Playa Chachalacas. This nearby area has a world of things to see and do. Start delving into the story of this destination at Chachalacas Beach. If you're eager to find out more, check out the Chachalacas Dunes and Chapel of the Rosary too. Situated 50 miles (80 kilometers) away, Tlacotalpan is another nearby destination. When you come here, be sure to check out Dona Marta Square, Teodoro A. Dehesa Market and Church of San Cristobal.
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