Things to do in Chihuahua

Chihuahua – home of colonial buildings and spicy delicacies

Chihuahua is a progressive city with an authentic old-world Mexican atmosphere. During your stay in Chihuahua, you can enter several history museums, taste some spicy norteno delicacies, and spend your day sightseeing via trolleybus.


Things to do in Chihuahua

Chihuahua is the proud capital of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Although the city of Chihuahua isn’t the most popular tourist spot for travelers and holiday makers in the world, it still offers a colorful range of fascinating places and experiences. There are many places to explore and things to do in Chihuahua for the curious traveler.


Chihuahua Desert

Chihuahua is situated on the western part of the great Chihuahuan Desert. The area of the desert is around 362 000 km2 (139 770 square miles). The size ot the Chihuahua desert makes it the second largest desert in North America.


Museums in Chihuahua

Different museums offer exhibits and displays for the wandering tourist. Some of these museums are the Federal Palace of Chihuahua, Mansion Quinta Gameros, Museum of Religious Art, and Museum of the Revolution.


Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacifico

You can also ride the Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacifico, also called the Chihuahua-Pacific Railway. It traverses the Copper Canyon and links the cities of Chihuahua, Los Mochis, and Sinaloa. Riding this train may just be one of the most picturesque railroad trips that you’ll ever have. You can also ride the ancient-looking trolleybus to tour the city and go on an excursion beyond the city limits.


Local Cuisine

After a busy day, you can enjoy genuine norteno food in one of the authentic Mexican restaurants in the city. Norteno is a delicious cuisine that uses a lot of chiles, beef, and cheese.


Yoga in Chihuahua

For the tourist looking for inner peace, Chihuahua is home to several yoga and pilates facilities. Visit Chihuahua for a great yoga get away.


When to go to Chihuahua

Because the city is located west of the Chihuahuan Desert, it has a semiarid climate with hot summers and mild winters with frequent frosts. Summer temperatures can reach up to 40°C (104°F) while winter temperatures can go as low as 2°C (35.6°F).
Because of this, the most recommended time to spend your holiday in Chihuahua is during the transitional periods of spring or autumn. The season of autumn is particularly a pleasant time to visit because the weather is nice and the streets are not too crowded.

Chihuahua Facts

Population841 490
CurrencyMexican Peso
AirportGeneral R Fierro Villalobos Intl, Mexico (CUU)

Chihuahua average temperatures

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