US State Department – Mexico Map

Travel Warnings – US State Department

We have created alphabetic lists and a map to help you plan, using the latest US. state department travel information.
While most of the northern, sparsely populated states have travel advisories, all the tourist areas have no travel advisories. The only exceptions to this are a couple small tourist areas have some cautions, such as Mazatlan and Acapulco. There are many who think the risk in the areas with travel advisories is overstated including Mexico Mike an American who drives about 3000 miles a year in Mexico to update his road logs.

City Listings for Popular Tourist Destinations

• Acapulco Caution, stay in tourist areas. areas further than 2 blocks inland of the Costera Miguel Aleman Boulevard, which parallels the popular beach areas. Diamante area where the
Acapulco Princess
and the Grand Mayan are located
• Aguascalientes: Travel not advised only in areas bordering Zacatecas, no travel warning for the rest
• Cabo San Lucas: No Travel Concerns
• Cancun: No Travel Concerns
• Chichen Itza: No Travel Concerns
• Cozumel: No Travel Concerns
• Guadalajara: No Travel Concerns
• Guerrero: flying in is best
• Huatulco: No Travel Concerns
• Ixtapa. Caution and stay in tourist areas
• La Paz: No Travel Concerns
• Lázaro Cardenas caution : fly in
• Leon: No Travel Concerns
• Manzanillo: No Travel Concerns
• Mazatlan: Exercise caution particularly late at night and in the early morning. They recommend that any other travel in Mazatlan be limited to Zona Dorada and the historic town center, as well as direct routes to/from these locations and the airport.
• Merida: No Travel Concerns
• Mexico City has No Travel Concerns, Caution in areas east of the airport
• Monterrey : Exercise Caution
• Nuevo Vallarta: No Travel Concerns
• Oaxaca : No Travel Concerns
• Playa del Carmen: No Travel Concerns
• Puerto Escondido: No Travel Concerns
• Puerto Vallarta: No Travel Concerns
• Riviera Maya: No Travel Concerns
• San Cristobal de las Casas: No Travel Concerns
• San Jose Del Cabo: No Travel Concerns
• San Miguel de Allende: No Travel Concerns
• Tulum: No Travel Concerns
• Villahermosa: No Travel Concerns
• Zihuatanejo: Caution and stay in tourist areas

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• Acapulco Caution, stay in tourist areas. areas further than 2 blocks inland of the Costera Miguel Aleman Boulevard, which parallels the popular beach areas. Diamante area where the Acapulco Princess and the Grand Mayan are located
• Aguascalientes: Travel not advised only in areas bordering Zacatecas, no travel warning for the rest
• Cabo San Lucas: No Travel Concerns
• Cancun: No Travel Concerns
• Chichen Itza: No Travel Concerns
• Chihuahua City Travel Not Advised
• Ciudad Juarez: Travel Not Advised
• Cozumel: No Travel Concerns
• Guadalajara: No Travel Concerns
• Guerrero: flying in is best
• Huatulco: No Travel Concerns
• Ixtapa. Caution and stay in tourist areas
• La Paz: No Travel Concerns
• Lázaro Cardenas caution : fly in
• Leon: No Travel Concerns
• Manzanillo: No Travel Concerns
• Matamoros: Travel Not Advised
• Mazatlan: Exercise caution particularly late at night and in the early morning. They recommend that any other travel in Mazatlan be limited to Zona Dorada and the historic town center, as well as direct routes to/from these locations and the airport.
• Merida: No Travel Concerns
• Mexicali Travel Not Advised
• Mexico City has No Travel Concerns, Caution in areas east of the airport
• Monterrey : Execercise Caution
• Morelia caution : fly in
• Nuevo Laredo: Travel Not Advised
• Nuevo Vallarta: No Travel Concerns
• Oaxaca : No Travel Concerns
• Playa del Carmen: No Travel Concerns
• Puerto Escondido: No Travel Concerns
• Puerto Vallarta: No Travel Concerns
• Reynosa: Travel Not Advised
• Riviera Maya: No Travel Concerns
• Saltillo: Travel Not Advised
• San Cristobal de las Casas: No Travel Concerns
• San Jose Del Cabo: No Travel Concerns
• San Luis Potosi: Travel Not Advised
• San Miguel de Allende: No Travel Concerns
• Tampico: Travel Not Advised
• Tijuana : Travel Not Advised
• Torreónf: Travel Not Advised
• Tulum: No Travel Concerns
• Villahermosa: No Travel Concerns
• Zihuatanejo: Caution and stay in tourist areas

State Listings

• Baja California (north): Travel Not Advised

• Baja California (South): No Travel Concerns
• Campeche No Travel Concerns
• Chiapas: No Travel Concerns
• Chihuahua: Travel Not Advised
• Coahuila: Travel Not Advised
• Colima: No Travel Concerns , except where it borders Michoacán: Manzanillo is fine
• Durango: Travel Not Advised
• Estado de Mexico: Mexico city has No Travel Concerns, but caution east of the airport
• Guanajuato: No Travel Concerns
• Guerrero : Central is ok, Travel not advised in north and south extremes.
• Hidalgo : No Travel Concerns
• Jalisco: No Travel Concerns, except Michoacán and Zacatecas borders continues to be unstable
• Michoacán: Travel Not Advised
• Nayarit: South of Tepic No Travel Concerns, North of Tepic Travel Not Advised
• Nuevo Leon: Travel Not Advised:
• Oaxaca: No Travel Concerns
• Puebla: No Travel Concerns
• Queretaro: No Travel Concerns
• Quintana Roo: No Travel Concerns
• San Luis Potosi: Travel Not Advised
• Sinaloa: Travel Not Advised (exception Mazatlan)
• Tabasco: No Travel Concerns
• Tamaulipas: : Travel Not Advised
• Tlaxcala: No Travel Concerns
• Veracruz: caution advised
• Yucatan: No Travel Concerns

Map of State Department advisories

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