Mazatlán offers modern high-rises in the Zona Dorada and the colonial-era charms of the Centro Histórico. The city’s long stretches of golden sand and balmy waters make it a great destination for beach lovers, while its nightlife and lively art scene give it an extra dose of Latin flair. The surrounding countryside is just as captivating, with everything from fishing villages to haciendas and lush farms. Be sure to visit the nearby Pueblo Mágico of Concordia, where you can explore the ruins of the 18th-century El Quelite Hacienda. Finish your day by exploring Mazatlán’s historic Old Town, where brightly colored buildings, cobbled streets, and open-air markets abound.