Oaxaca de Juarez (Oaxaca City)

Oaxaca with kids

Oaxaca with kids: Family activity ideas in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico

Mexico’s Oaxaca de Juárez, the main city in Oaxaca state, is a wonderful place to travel as a family. The city is small enough so you can easily get around, but large enough to have lots of options for family friendly activities. Plus, Oaxaca is known for being a safe destination. Here are some fun and simple ways to enjoy Oaxaca with kids…

Where to stay in Oaxaca

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In Oaxaca, the drinking chocolate is for all ages, any time of day, any season. Full of chocolate flavor but not overwhelmed by sweetness, Oaxaca’s various drinking chocolates were always ready to to refresh us. Here’s what to order: 🍫 Chocomil: The equivalent of cold chocolate milk 🍫 Chocolate con leche: Hot drinking chocolate with milk 🍫 Chocolate con agua: Hot drinking chocolate with water 🍫 Tejate (“tay-hah-tay”): A cold drink made from cacao, maize, and flor de cacao (not actually part of the cacao plant, but a white flower that creates tejate’s distinct drinkable/edible froth) What would you order? #oaxaca #oaxacamexico #mayordomo #travelfamily #digitalnomadfamily #travelmexico #viajemexico

♬ Chocolate Caliente – Kako y Su Combo