This resort town's genuine Mexican character and vintage charm puts it on the map.
Rock outcrops punctuate the miles-long beach. Local waters support a large fishing fleet and attract eager anglers for sportfishing.
Daring divers plunge into the sea from this high platform, a tradition that dates to the early 1960s.
The bustling municipal market rewards visitors with a dizzying array of household goods, produce, and protein from land and sea, all aglow in sunlight that pours through the old cast-iron structure.
The municipal market's food stands serve popular Mexican fare including tacos, burritos, and seviche.
At Topolo, watermelon-red walls set off flavorful dishes amusingly billed as "contemporary Prehispanic cuisine."
Open taxis called pulmonías make sightseeing an adventure. The town’s signature transport, these zippy rides suit Mazatlán’s relaxed, tropical spirit.