By Summer Brons
San Luis Potosi
Mexico
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Known for its European influenced architecture, the city of San Luis Potosi is the 10th largest metropolitan area in Mexico, and remains a popular travel destination. Vacationers can book their trip to San Luis Potosi through EscapeWizard.com and experience a classic Mexico vacation with a unique twist that you will remember for a lifetime.     

While the geographic location of San Luis Potosi places it in the heart of a triangle formed by Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara, the city is nearest to Ponciano Arriaga International Airport (SLP). EscapeWizard.com urges you to book your flight with us by clicking (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php) to take advantage of our low airfare prices. We can also help with your lodging needs. Look at our hotel suggestions below, then simply click (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) and compare prices amongst the top websites around through us.
   
EscapeWizard.com loves San Luis Potosi for its rich history and magnificent buildings. The city was founded in 1592 and grew fairly rapidly thanks to the region's gold and silver mines. Downtown San Luis has been compared to cities in Spain, due to the architecture and European influence. Stroll through the Plaza de Armas, the Templo de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, and view the bullring known as Plaza de Toros Fermin Rivera. The city also has a unique museum: the Museo Nacional de la Mascara, otherwise known as the museum of masks.     

This historical city is also home to the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosi is a well-revered institute of higher learning and is recognized as one of the best universities in Latin America. Thanks to the constant population of students, the city remains vibrant and lively, with a cultural scene reflecting exactly that.    

Sitting at a 6,000 foot elevation, the natural scenery of San Luis Potosi is beautiful, and lends itself well to outdoor activities. A visit to Gogorron National Park yields excellent opportunities for hiking or mountain biking, and rivers around the area offer the exciting chance to go rafting and fishing. Although the city lacks beaches, EscapeWizard.com assures you that there are still plenty of great ways to enjoy the lovely Mexico weather!     

Since dining is always one of the best parts of travel, you'll want to be sure and and try a favorite local dish known as enchiladas potosinas. These bright orange enchiladas are typically served with refried beans and guacamole, and offer an authentic taste of Mexican cuisine. EscapeWizard.com also hears that a special sparkling mineral water by the name of Agua de Lourdes is beneficial for curing hangovers; a good fact to keep on hand if you happen to enjoy one too many cocktails with your enchiladas!    

For a one of a kind vacation experience, consider San Luis Potosi if your travel plans have you wandering south of the border. EscapeWizard.com is happy to assist you with planning your itinerary. Recently rated one of the top three best places to live in Mexico, you might enjoy your San Luis Potosi getaway so much you may just want to stay! 
Hotels in San Luis Potosi
By D. Gregory Perrin
Hilton San Luis Potosi
Avenida Real de Lomas No. 1000, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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San Luis Potosi, Mexico is a beautiful city to vacation to. If you go to a beautiful city, why not stay in a beautiful hotel? And the Hilton (formally the Westin) San Luis Potosi is just the hotel to really make your vacation wonderful. The hotel is near the Ponciano Arriaga International Airport, and there is free transportation to and from the airport courtesy of the Hilton. Check-in at the hotel is at 3 p.m. or after on the day of arrival into Mexico. Guests traveling with valuables can check them at the front desk to be put in the hotel’s safe deposit box. If you are not already a member of Starwood, sign up at the front desk so you can start earning Starwood points for free rooms.

The guestrooms of the hotel have a color television with satellite channels, and the option is available to purchase in-room movies. There are regular guestroom options as well as a multitude of suites. There is high speed internet available in each room, and guests should check with the front desk about fees that may apply. There is an in-room safe that is large enough to hold a laptop during the times you are out sightseeing. Some rooms have a refrigerator, microwave and mini bar.

The Hilton has a heated outdoor pool for guests to swim in or relax. There is also a whirlpool available, which can be wonderful after a long day of sightseeing. Business travelers in the city can take advantage of the business center that has all of the equipment and services that you need to make your trip easier.

All in all, the Hilton San Luis Potosi is an excellent hotel to stay in while frequenting the city. EscapeWizard.com encourages you to book your next stay by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).