Family-Friendly Adventures, from Mexico City to Oaxaca

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Zoe Schaeffer

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  • Mexico

  • Mexico City

  • Oaxaca

  • Family Travel

  • International Travel

  • Road Trip Travel

  • Foodie

  • Hidden Gems

  • Multi-City

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Curator’s statement

I've been to Mexico a zillion times because I love it so much, so I put together this family-friendly, food-focused jaunt to Mexico City and Oaxaca! Navigated properly, both locations are an amazing place to take kids to expose them to beautiful Mexican culture and the most fabulous food of their lives.

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Where to stay in Mexico City and Oaxaca

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Nima Local House Hotel

Get an insider’s view of the city at this stylish five-room sleep in Roma.

Ignacia Guest House

You’ll be joining the cool crowd at this central Roma bolthole where afternoon cocktails in the courtyard are a must.

Casa Polanco

Mexico City's newest boutique hotel in the swanky neighborhood of Polanco with impeccable, monochromatic style and located just a walk away from the main shopping street Masaryk.

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Things to do in Mexico City and Oaxaca

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Things to do in Mexico City

Chic by Accident: A by-appointment only art and interiors store that will blow your mind.

Luis Barragin: House for historical architecture, a black magic tour for a dose of Mexican folklore.

Xinu Perfumes for the most extraordinary shopping moment

Freida Kahlo Museum for a megadose of famous Mexican art.

A tour of the Botanical Gardens to see fabulous greenery.

A road trip to meet Vivi, who makes hand crafted flower candles.

Things to do in Oaxaca

A visit to the theater for mind-blowing beauty.

Market shopping for local pottery.

Hanging in the square at night to absorb the magical energy of the city.

Places to eat & drink in Mexico City and Oaxaca

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Places to eat & drink in Mexico City

Rosetta Bakery for every pastry under the sun.

Taverna, an under-the-radar Mediterranean gem with stunning interiors.

Cafe Nin for a Parisian-vibe brunch.

Contramar because it will be the best meal of your life!

Places to eat & drink in Oaxaca

Alfonsina for a "secret restaurant" farm-to-table experience.

"Smoke Kitchen" for a spectacular private meal cooked in front of you.

A food tour with Oaxaking for a deep market dive.

Street stands for 5-star tacos.

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