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The Insider's Guide to Tequisquiapan

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Discover the charm of Tequisquiapan with our guide to the city's top attractions, culinary hotspots, and vibrant nightlife. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, we'll also help you find the best recreational activities to enjoy, and offer advice on making lasting connections with the friendly locals.

Welcome to Tequisquiapan! If you're planning to move to Tequisquiapan, congratulations on taking the first step towards a new adventure. While there are many things to think about before you leave, such as visas, housing, and transportation, it's important to remember that once you arrive, the fun really begins. In this article, we'll introduce you to some of the best sites, restaurants, and nightlife that Tequisquiapan has to offer, as well as provide tips on recreational activities and making friends in Tequisquiapan.

Tequisquiapan is a small town located in the state of Queretaro, about two hours from Mexico City. It is known for its colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. It is a popular destination for both tourists and locals alike, offering a variety of attractions and activities.

One of the most popular sites in Tequisquiapan is the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, a beautiful church built in the 16th century. The church is a stunning example of colonial architecture, with its intricate stone carvings and colorful stained glass windows. Visitors can also explore the nearby Plaza de Armas, a large square surrounded by shops and restaurants. The plaza is a great place to people watch and take in the local culture.

The town is also home to the Museo de Arte Popular, a museum dedicated to the traditional art and culture of the region. The museum features a variety of exhibits, including traditional pottery, textiles, and sculptures. Visitors can also explore the nearby ruins of the Tequisquiapan Aqueduct, a 16th century structure built to bring water to the town.

Tequisquiapan is also known for its vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. Some of the most popular restaurants in town include La Casa de los Abuelos, a traditional Mexican restaurant serving up delicious dishes like tacos and enchiladas, and La Casa de los Quesos, a cheese shop offering a variety of artisanal cheeses. For a more upscale dining experience, visitors can try La Casa de los Vinos, a wine bar serving up a selection of local and international wines. For a night out, locals and tourists alike can head to La Cantina, a lively bar with live music and a great selection of tequilas.

When it comes to recreational activities, Tequisquiapan has plenty to offer. Visitors can explore the nearby Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, a protected area of forests and mountains. The reserve is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, and a variety of birds. For a more active experience, visitors can head to the nearby El Salto de Tequisquiapan, a popular spot for rock climbing and rappelling. Other popular activities include horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. Visitors can also take a hot air balloon ride over the town for a unique view of the area.

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Insider Tips from Expats in Tequisquiapan: Making the Most of Life and Connections

"Meeting people in this relatively is not a problem; there are no clubs to join as far as I know. Simply not necessary," said one expat living in Tequisquiapan.

"Many expats living in Tequisquiapan join clubs and activities such as language exchanges, book clubs, outdoor recreational activities, and cooking classes. Expats can also join meetup.com, where they will find a range of events being held in the city. Additionally, expats can connect with others through local festivals, markets, and restaurants. Churches and NGOs also offer excellent opportunities for expats to meet with like-minded people," wrote a member in Tequisquiapan.

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"Tequis is a small, colonial town that caters to weekend tourists, mostly from Mexico City and surrounding environs. Many of them own weekend homes here and come to get away from the hub-bub of big city life. Local denizens are very family oriented and making a living is just a normal part of everyday life. No big corporate presence here, just small businesses and many restaurants. Tons of small specialty shops," commented an expat living in Tequisquiapan.

"Life for expats and digital nomads in Tequisquiapan is generally quite pleasant. The city is known for its colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, and vibrant culture. Expats and digital nomads can enjoy the city's many attractions, such as its hot springs, wineries, and nearby nature reserves. The cost of living is relatively low, making it an attractive destination for those looking to stretch their budget. The locals are friendly and welcoming, making it easy to integrate into the community. With its excellent infrastructure, reliable internet, and a growing expat community, Tequisquiapan is an ideal destination for digital nomads and expats alike," said an expat in Tequisquiapan.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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