Visiting the attractions of San Luis Potosí

San Luis Potosi City Sunset

For those who fell in love with the Huasteca Potosina and want to continue visiting the different regions of San Luis Potosi, we recommend several plans to make during your vacation.

Tourism in San Luis Potosi

We will start by telling you that the state of San Luis Potosi is made up of 58 municipalities, distributed in 4 regions: Altiplano, Media, Centro and Huasteca.

In the Altiplano region we have as well known attractions the haciendas, it is also characterized for being the cradle region of mining and also for the well known ”ghost towns”.

To see all kinds of cultural activities and immerse yourself in past and recent history, head to the Centro region. Here you will find the capital of San Luis Potosi, the historic center, several museums, parks and much more.

Nature in the Huasteca Potosina

The more adventurous and sporty will feel super comfortable in the Media region, where different diving and cycling activities take place.

And finally we have the Huasteca Potosina region, where nature predominates above all else. Waterfalls, rivers, sports, archaeological sites…all are unique experiences that you will love.

Magical towns of San Luis Potosi


Located in the Huasteca region, the inhabitants of this magical town continue to embrace the traditions of the native Nahuas and Teeneks, uniting nature and modernity.

The main attraction is the sculpture garden or Las Pozas, a creation of Edward James, whose stairs do not lead to any specific place.

Real de catorce

Founded in the 18th century, it is located in the Altiplano region. This was a former mining royal and is considered by many to be one of the greatest attractions in the state of San Luis Potosi. Among the places you should definitely visit are the Mint, the Municipal Palace or the Palenque de Gallos.

Another very popular plan in Real de Catorce is horseback riding in willys, an all-terrain vehicle to get to know the semi-desert areas in a very particular form of transportation.

Panoramic view of the magical town of Real de Catorce


One of the newest magical towns, located in the Huasteca. The inhabitants of Aquismón are mostly Teenek, Náhuatl and Xi’u Indians, the latter also known as Pames.

Here you can visit the Mercado de La Mora, the parish of San Miguel Arcángel or walk around finding beautiful cultural attractions.

In addition, it is also well known for its adventure activities: the Tamul waterfall, rafting on the impressive Tampaón River, or going into the Mantezuel or El Aguacate caves.

Santa Maria del Rio

It is also considered a very recent magic town, and is famous for its fabric production, with a special ikat technique.

Get to know its different squares, the Church of the Assumption, its colonial mansions or the characteristic dishes of the local gastronomy. You will be able to try typical recipes, as well as pozole, a traditional Mexican dish.

Laguna de la Media Luna in San Luis Potosí

Perfect place for diving in its spring with 6 water springs. To continue visiting the best places to practice this sport, we recommend you to stay in one of the different hotels in Cancun with Oasis. There are tours that will take you to the reefs, to characteristic beaches well known among snorkelers, among others.

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