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Guadalajara Travel Guide

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Where is Guadalajara?

While you're planning your jaunt, it's helpful to keep in mind just where Guadalajara is. It's situated roughly 290 miles west of Mexico City, the national capital, and 25 miles west of Zapotlanejo. 1,600,000 friendly locals live in this area of Jalisco.

Places to Visit in Guadalajara

You simply can't go to Guadalajara without taking a few snaps of Hospicio Cabanas. Bringing in large crowds from far and wide, it truly is unmissable! Don't take a break in Guadalajara without checking out unique attractions like Plaza de Armas and Metropolitan Cathedral. Some other notable options include Basilica de Zapopan and University of Guadalajara Assembly Hall. If you're not in a rush, make an effort to get to all of them. Appreciate the ambience at Plaza Tapatia, a historic public area that's frequented by visitors and locals alike. Seeking some more options? Look over the goodies on sale and have a chat with some of the friendly locals at El Parian. But wait, there's more! If you're a lover of live theater, you have to see a play at Degollado Theater.

Car Rentals in Guadalajara

Want to see the region your own way? Be the architect of your own epic adventure by checking out car rentals in Guadalajara with the help of Orbitz. Escape Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport as soon as you land by collecting a vehicle from one of the nearby vendors. Fox Rental Cars and Mex Rent A Car are a couple of options worth taking a look at. Renting a car right from the center of the city is a good option if you're staying nearby. Take a look at Budget, which can be found at Av Mariano Otero No 1288. You can also check out Alamo Rent A Car at Av Vallarta 1285 Entre Emerson, Y Atenas Colonia Americana.

Where to stay in Guadalajara – Hotel Accommodation

Line up your hotel in Guadalajara with Orbitz now! There are 165 listed choices in this destination, so locking in a suitable room will be a breeze. The Hotel Demetria is an excellent option if you're searching for upmarket accommodations. If it's fully booked, consider the Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel. Alternatively, if you're visiting on a tight budget, consider the City Express Plus Guadalajara Expo and the Aranzazu Centro Historico Guadalajara. Check into a hotel within walking distance of Hospicio Cabanas and you'll be able to see it whenever you like! The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Guadalajara-Centro Historico is a popular option as it's only 0.6 miles away. If you'd rather something else, why not consider the Hotel De Mendoza? Just 0.5 miles away, it's also conveniently close.

Nearest Airports to Guadalajara

Get your Guadalajara vacation off to a smooth start by learning a thing or two about Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport, the closest terminal. Abbreviated as GDL, it lies 11 miles south of Guadalajara's downtown area. It's also the main gateway for most visitors.

Popular Places to Visit Near Guadalajara

If you've got a couple of spare days and don't mind traveling 25 miles, visit Ajijic. This happening destination is brimming with activities on offer. If you want to make a day of it, stop by the Chula Vista Country Club in the morning. Next hop on over to Tobolandia and Church of Ajijic. San Juan Cosala is another neighbouring destination situated just 25 miles away. Travelers come here for Laguna Shopping Centre, Church of San Juan Cosala and Church of San Cristobal Zapotitlan.

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