Primarily known as a spring break destination for students looking to smother all signs of stress for a few days, Acapulco isn't always just a playground for pre-adults. Depending on the time of year and the way you plan things, a trip to Acapulco can be relaxing, refreshing, or as raucous as you want.
Undeniably lovely beaches serve as the primer for what will surely be a satisfying getaway. There's a reason that millions of people visit Acapulco every year, and spring break festivities and mundane bar food are not the primary draws. For thousands of years, yes thousands, Acapulco has been an active seaport and busy place to be. From the Nahua Indians, who founded this city, to Cortez, who helped to make it an important trading post, this privileged piece of land along Mexico's Pacific coast has been attracting people from all over the world...read more »