Fly to Tampico, Mexico, from over 200 airports within the United States and an additional 100 airports internationally.
Tampico’s top attractions
- Visit the Tampico Cathedral, known for its murals and architecture. Though originally built in the 19th century, the cathedral has been renovated many times.
- Explore the cultures of the Huasteca region at the Museo de la Cultura Huasteca (Huasteca Culture Museum).
- Take the family to Laguna del Carpintero, a city lake featuring vendors, walking paths and observation points to view the crocodiles and iguanas.
- Try the local seafood, especially crab. Locals are known as Jaibas, after the crustacean.
Best time to travel to Tampico
Weather in Tampico is warm and humid year-round. Visit in fall to take part in the Tamaulipas International Festival, which celebrates the local culture with concerts, exhibits, plays and art events. Purchase cultural handicrafts produced from palm, cactus and other local materials.