Discover the 3 Magical Towns of the State of Chihuahua

Batopilas in Chihuahua

The state of Chihuahua has three Magical Towns, full of history and tradition; dazzle yourself with its dreamlike landscapes Have you visited them yet?

This magical town of Chihuahua will steal your heart for the warmth of its people. Located in the heart of the Sierra Tarahumara, Creel is a passage of natural beauties, it has scenarios that seem taken from a postcard, because it is surrounded by lakes, waterfalls, rivers, rocks, forests, caves, and the amazing Barrancas del Cobre.

If you want to know the Rarámuri culture, visit the San Ignacio Arareko community, here you can learn a little about their traditions and customs, do not worry about the lodging, because there are cabins and areas to camp.

Traveler tip
Escape to the waterfall of Rukíraso, these fall from a height of 30 meters in the Barranca de Tararecua, it is perfect to travel the road by bicycle.

2. Batopilas
Batopilas, that in the language raramurí means “River encased”, is a magical town submerged in the heart of the Barrancas del Cobre, this town attracts for its mining past; La Bufa and Batopilas being the main mines for their great wealth of minerals.

While you enjoy a walk through its streets and the square, you will contemplate its old houses from the Porfirian era: the Casa Barffuson or Casa Bigleer, visit the Temple of the Virgen del Carmen, which was built in the 17th century.

If you are looking for an adventure in nature, we recommend you explore the rivers and streams of the place, visit the Bufa mine, the most important in the town, in the Barranca de Batopilas you can go hiking and observe the flora and fauna of the region.

Traveler tip
Try the traditional food of this mining town, such as potato broth with cheese, pepper with cheese and walnut sweets, obviously you can not miss the typical drinks: sotol, lechugilla and the delicious treasure tesgüino, sacred drink for raramurís.

3. Casas Grandes

Located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Occidental, is this town that, due to its history, will make you travel in time.

Its architecture from different eras will leave you stunned, as you will find Victorian-style houses and 17th-century buildings, such as the Temple of San Antonio de Padua, and its impressive archeological area of ​​Paquimé, which is registered as Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The archaeological site Cueva de la Olla – located 50 kilometers from Casas Grandes – is the ideal place to hike in the direction of the famous giant barn, it is also ideal for photographic safari.

Traveler tip
Enjoy a fun night with your partner and friends in Pistoleros and El Arizona, the best place to dance northern and country music.