X for Xalapa in Mexico | Kids Friendly Travel Destination | #BlogchatterA2Z Challenge April 2019 

We have almost come across towards the end of the series of kids friendly travel destination. Enjoy the colonial architecture or indulge in some fun activities with your kids in the capital city of the Mexican state, Xalapa. Check out the things to do in Xalapa with your family without any hassle. Xalapa with kids and family is fun.

Xalapa with kidsBest Time to Visit Xalapa  with Kids

Between the month of October and April are considered as the perfect time to plan your getaway in this kid’s friendly travel destination.

I have compiled a list of things to do in Xalapa. So, let’s check what all activities you can do with your kids.

Things to do in Xalapa with Kids

Here are the top attractions that you and your family will love during your vacation period in Xalapa. Make sure to not to miss it.

  • Check out the finest archaeological collection of Mexico in this remarkable museum, Museo de Antropologia.
  • Feel the essence of the jungle in the park with the artificial pools and canals at the Los Tecajetes in Xalapa.
  • Visit the small art gallery which holds the modest collection of the Rivera at the Pinacoteca Diego Rivera.
  • Lick your favorite ice cream by spending the quality time at the Pueblo Magico Coatepec
  • Get the close sight of the beautiful species of the birds in the protected area at Cerro De La Galaxia
  • Experience the ziplining on weekends at this beautiful park in Xalapa, Cerro Macuiltepetl
  • Check out the unfurnished masterpiece yet beautiful and elegant cathedral in Xalapa, Catedral Metropolitana.

Popular Places to Dine in Xalapa with Kids

After ticking off all the things to do in Xalapa. Here are the list of Kids friendly restaurants during the visit to Jackson.

  • El Brou at Zona Centro

A perfect choice for breakfast or even lunch at this restaurant. The quality and service of this restaurant are really good. You will get a variety of cuisine to choose from.

  • Cafe Cali at Antonio Maria de Rivera

If you are looking to have the best coffee in the city, then we highly recommend this place. The whole cafe smells like roasted coffee beans. On top of it, the bohemian interior is just like the cherry on the cake.

  • Verde Raiz

If you are looking for the vegan options in Xalapa or just want to try some Mexican, then head to this restaurant. They serve great Tofu Tacos, Fried Tortillas strip with salsa and fresh cheese.

Kids Friendly Hotels in Xalapa

If you are planning to visit or currently in Xalapa, then you should take a look at these family friendly hotels for the comfortable stays.

  • Hotel Klimt (4.5/5 Ratings)
  • Fiesta Inn Xalapa (4/5 Ratings)
  • Meson del Alferez Xalapa (4/5 Ratings)
  • Villa Las Margaritas Centro (4/5 Ratings)
  • Posada Del Cafeto (4/5 Ratings)

Xalapa can make a perfect kid’s friendly travel destination. The generous locals are really welcoming towards tourists. Stroll down on the street and the alleys of the Xalapa. Get a chance to see some music and symphony concerts in this city.

Let me know what you think about the place or got any tips for traveling Xalapa with kids, then drop your suggestion in the comments below. And stay tuned for the next alphabet of  #BlogchatterA2Z April Challenge 2019.

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Snehalata Jain, Mother, Lifestyle blogger, Traveler, Foodie and has a knack of parental advice. She loves to travel with her family and especially her daughter angel so that she can teach her kid the real life experience. A Micro Biologist and lecturer by profession, a full time mother and blogger by choice. She is a social media pro since 2012 handling over 100 profiles till now. Stepping to blog was her decision when she realized that whatever you do or experience, documentation makes it authentic. She loves photography and traveling and creating unique recipes which are healthy and tasty. She writes what she experience during her trips. About Blogsikka : It was just a quick decision to make my lifestyle blog , while searching for blog name. I wanted a name which is not related to specific things as my life is so dynamic that I can’t stick to one thing. I love travelling and eat delicacies from around the world. My love doesn’t stop here , infact I love to cook delicious thing which I see during my trips and replicate at home. Blogsikka is all about my own experiences of life and i write whatever i experience. And my backbone support is my husband DILKHUSH SHAH who is chartered accountant by profession and a hard core traveler by passion. He is the reason behind my all trips. DO FOLLOW MY BLOG : and my all social media tabs


  1. Ruchi Verma Reply

    Wow this travel series is something I will bookmark so that when I need I can check and explore new places with kids!!

  2. Xalapa sounds like an exciting and fun place to visit with kids. Interesting that it also has archaeological site!

  3. This seems a good destination for travelling with kids. Pics are beautiful defining the beauty of the place.

  4. Never heard of Xlapa but heard the Mexico is very beautiful. The place looks lovely.

  5. This is a quirky name for a place, however, loved the feature. Mexico is a vibrant place with tradition, culture, and radical development. Would love to visit this one day.

  6. This is a beautiful Mexican state to visit with family and enjoy the surroundings and beautiful sights and great food

  7. The colourful streets of Xalapa sure look inviting. Sounds like a good place to visit with kids.

  8. I really loved how you have covered places to visit with kids. This one was unknown for me but seems like a great place to visit.

  9. Xalapa looks beautiful! Thanks for the reccos and compiling a list for us readers. It will come real handy when someone wants to travel to Mexico.

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