If you’re in the process of planning a vacation and you want to go to a place that is warm and sunny, has a lot of culture and plenty of good food and entertainment, then you should definitely consider going to Mexico.

Of course, as with any destination, in order to insure that you are headed there at a time when the weather is great and the trip can work well within your budget, it’s a good idea to know the best time to visit. You will find all of the information that you need to know concerning when you should take a vacation to Mexico (and why) below:

Consider the Weather

When planning a trip to Mexico, the first thing that you should consider is the weather. The reason why is because a lot of the fun activities that take place there tend to happen outside and you want to be able to enjoy just as many of them as you possibly can. That said, the best time of year to go, weather wise, is during the spring season (between March-May). The temperature tends to be in the 70s and there is not a lot of rain.

Consider the Things to Do

Although there are plenty of things to see and do in Mexico all year round, another reason why spring is the most ideal is because there are certain festivals and carnivals that transpire during that time of the year. One of them is the Carnaval in Veracruz & Mazatlán, which is considered to be the biggest one in Mexico being that it is a nine-day event. Also, keep in mind that there are other big festive events then including the Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival, the Holy Week that is known as Semana Santa, and of course, Cinco de Mayo.

Consider the Costs

In order to plan a trip that will not break your budget, it’s also important to factor in the costs of travel. That said, it should be mentioned that since there are a lot of spring breakers who travel to Mexico, the spring is when it tends to be fairly crowded (although a part of that depends on where in Mexico that you decide to go; Cancun is a spot that usually has a lot of young people). Therefore, for this reason, you should speak with a travel agent about booking your reservations several months in advance. Also, if you’re concerned that the hotel prices and accommodations are going to be super expensive during that time, surprisingly in the spring, they are actually pretty reasonable (although the cheapest time would be late winter).

Being that Mexico has so much to offer, it really is best to consult with a website like Wayak Explore Mexico to see how to take advantage of all of the entertaining opportunities that it has for tourists. But if you’re are seriously thinking about traveling to Mexico , hands down, the spring season is the most ideal. For more information on things to do in Mexico, visit Trip Advisor or Lonely Planet and put “things do to in Mexico” in the search field.