Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Mexico City, Mexico in 2023

1. Chapultepec Park (Bosque de Chapultepec)

Chapultepec Park is one of the largest city parks in the world and offers a wide range of activities and attractions for the whole family. Some highlights include:

  • Rufino Tamayo Museum – Showcasing modern and contemporary art.
  • Papalote Museo del Niรฑo – An interactive children’s museum with hands-on exhibits about science, technology, and art.
  • Chapultepec Zoo – Home to more than 200 species of animals from around the world.
  • Chapultepec Castle – A historic castle that houses the National Museum of History.
  • Boating on Chapultepec Lake – Rent a pedal boat and explore the scenic lake with your family.

2. Six Flags Mexico ๐ŸŽข

Six Flags Mexico is the largest amusement park in Latin America, offering thrilling rides, entertaining shows, and family-friendly attractions. With roller coasters, water rides, and attractions for younger children, there’s something for everyone at Six Flags Mexico.

3. KidZania ๐Ÿ™๏ธ

At KidZania, children can explore a mini-city designed just for them, where they can role-play various careers and learn about the adult world. With over 100 different activities and professions, KidZania is an educational and entertaining experience for children aged 4 to 14.

4. Frida Kahlo Museum (Casa Azul) ๐ŸŽจ

The Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as Casa Azul, is the former home of famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The museum showcases her life and artwork, as well as traditional Mexican folk art. Children can learn about Frida Kahlo’s inspiring life story and enjoy the beautiful garden outside the museum.

5. Teotihuacan Pyramids ๐ŸŒž

Located just outside of Mexico City, the ancient city of Teotihuacan is home to some of Mexico’s most famous archeological sites. The whole family will enjoy exploring the Temple of the Sun, Temple of the Moon, and the Avenue of the Dead. Be prepared for a bit of a hike, but the views from the top of the pyramids are well worth the effort.

6. Mexico City Aquarium (Acuario Inbursa) ๐ŸŸ

The Mexico City Aquarium features over 5,000 marine animals from 230 different species. With interactive exhibits, touch pools, and an underwater tunnel, children can learn about the ocean and its inhabitants in a fun and engaging way.

7. Interactive Museum of Economics (MIDE) ๐Ÿ’ฐ

The Interactive Museum of Economics offers hands-on exhibits designed to teach children and adults about the world of economics, finance, and responsible consumption. With interactive games, simulations, and workshops, MIDE makes learning about money fun for the whole family.

8. Xochimilco Canals ๐Ÿ›ถ

Experience a traditional Mexican boat ride through the Xochimilco Canals on a colorful trajinera (flat-bottomed boat). Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, floating gardens, and local vendors while listening to live mariachi music. It’s a perfect way to spend a relaxing day with your family.

9. La Ciudadela Market ๐Ÿ›๏ธ

At La Ciudadela Market, you can find a wide variety of traditional Mexican crafts, textiles, and souvenirs. It’s an excellent opportunity for children to learn about local culture and pick out a special memento to remember their trip to Mexico City.

10. Turibus ๐ŸšŒ

Take a Turibus tour of Mexico City to see the most famous landmarks and attractions from the comfort of a double-decker bus. With a hop-on-hop-off system and live commentary, it’s an easy and convenient way for the whole family to explore the city.

Activity Location Age Range
Chapultepec Park Mexico City All ages
Six Flags Mexico Mexico City All ages
KidZania Mexico City 4-14
Frida Kahlo Museum Mexico City All ages
Teotihuacan Pyramids Teotihuacan All ages
Mexico City Aquarium Mexico City All ages
Interactive Museum of Economics Mexico City All ages
Xochimilco Canals Xochimilco All ages
La Ciudadela Market Mexico City All ages
Turibus Mexico City All ages

With so many family-friendly activities to choose from, Mexico City is an exciting and vibrant destination for your next family vacation. Make sure to rent all the necessary baby equipment from Tiny Trek Rentals to make your trip as comfortable and hassle-free as possible. Happy travels! ๐ŸŒŽโœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ