Hotel pools, nearby water parks/springs
Beautiful walks in surrounding countryside
Lovely place to walk, although the cobblestones are hard on the ankles, and slippery when it rains.
There are tons of restaurants, from taco stands to fine dining
Art school and many galleries
Many bars and cafes, has gotten more sophisticated in recent years, although not too many clubs.
Second-best English language library in Mexico
Mega is far and away the best supermarket, and even has decent produce.
Museum of Mexican history in beautiful old building facing the parrish church; private mask museum at Casa de la Cuesta B&B.
Ruins at nearby La Canada de la Virgen now open; interesting and pretty, especially in the rainy season.
Within easy drive of Queretaro, Guanajuato, Dolores Hidalgo, and many other colonial cities.
Several major Spanish schools
A well-developed community of artisans; lots of different types of crafts.
Lots of interesting boutiques
Cineapolis at the Liverpool shopping center has plenty of English-language movies.
a UNESCO World Heritage Site with loads of lectures and activities in English
A dry landscape where cacti and succulents thrive among other types of plants
At about 6,000 feet above sea level, surrounded by dry hills/mountains
The entire town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Lovely mountain climate, mainly dry but with rain in the summer
El Charco del Ingeniero cactus garden, several hot water springs and thermal spas outside town.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of colonial Mexico's best-preserved historical centers.
Lots of fun cafes and bars, groups for meeting fellow travelers
Not the cheapest Mexican town, but deals can be found.
Lots of options
Very expensive homes and hotels
Great climate in winter, but coldish in January
Nice place to be in rainy season, but cobblestones are slippery!
San Miguel has a large an active expat community. It is believed to be about 10% of the total population but since SMA is fairly large the town it maintains its Mexican flavor. The expats living here tend to be upscale with many retired writers and artists.
Closest is in Leon, about 1.25 hours away
Lots of homes to rent and buy
At 1,910 meters (6,266 feet) above sea level, San Miguel nights are cold in December and January but the days are usually sunny and pleasant. It can be blistering hot in April and May, the hottest months. The rest of the year, itâ€™s mainly warm and sunny during the day, and pleasant at night. As with most of Mexico , rain falls in the summer and early fall (usually mid-June through mid-October).
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