Mexico - Copper Canyon & Northern Mexico (PDF Chapter)
This is the Copper Canyon & Northern Mexico chapter from Lonely Planet’s Mexico guidebook.
Northern Mexico is the ultimate frontier land: vast cactus-strewn deserts, craggy mountains and breathtaking canyons. If the landscape is diverse, then the people of the north are equally so: cowboys, revolutionaries and bandits have, over the centuries, left their mark.
- ride Mexico’s last passenger train through mesmerizing canyon scenery on the Ferrocarril Chihuahua Pacífico
- check into a colonial hotel and take in the beauty of the exquisite old silver town of Álamos
- be shocked and awed by Monterrey’s Horno3 museum, a monument to the city’s heavy metal heritage
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Copper Canyon & Ferrocarril Chihuahua Pacífico, Ferrocarril Chihuahua Pacífico, El Fuerte, Cerocahui, Urique, Areponápuchi (Posada Barrancas), Parque de Aventura Barrancas del Cobre, Divisadero, Creel & around, Batopilas, Northwest Mexico, Puerto Peñasco, Bahía de Kino, San Carlos, Álamos, Los Mochis, Chihuahua & Central North Mexico, Nuevo Casas Grandes & Casas Grandes, Mata Ortiz, Hidalgo del Parral, Durango & around, Northeast Mexico, Saltillo, Parras, Cuatro Ciénegas, Monterrey & around.
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