Cuernavaca is the ideal place where you would love to spend your weekend at, as it is known as the “City of Eternal Spring” in light of the very pleasant weather almost year-round, besides is very close to Mexico City, so you will definitely have a great time there.
Downtown can be the get-go of your journey in this amazing town, where you will see the Cathedral of Cuernavaca, a building from the 16th Century, which architecture is Baroque style. Its facade is full of quarry materials and is considered the oldest of its kind in the country.
The Palace of Cortes can also be found in this area, which belongs to a renaissance style, it was originally the residence of the Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes. Subsequently, it was used as a jail and currently it is a museum of anthropology. At the same time, remember to admire the mural of Mexican artist Diego Rivera.
Furthermore, you will find the Robert Brady Museum, an American collector who decided to settle in this place leaving a legacy of more than 1.300 pieces from all over the world including work of great artists such as Rufino Tamayo, Frida Kahlo, Miguel Covarrubias, etc., so it is a must during your visit.
The Borda Garden was the summer house of a wealthy miner, then it served as a hotel that lodged important politicians. Nowadays it is a museum where exhibitions, dance shows and concerts are held.
Cuernavaca has hotels, restaurants and activities for all budgets. You will definitely be eager to return and probably visit sites that are less than an hour away, where you can also have fun in amusement parks, archeological sites, hot springs spas, thematic gardens and water skiing.
Due to the proximity to Mexico City, it has great influx of visitors and the road is very crowded, so make sure to keep this in mind when you plan your trip.