What to Do in Guadalajara

Discover the Heart of Guadalajara and all the Activities it has to Offer

Enjoy a diverse range of things to do during your stay at Hotel Guadalajara Plaza Expo Business Class. Our hotel is located moments from popular attractions like museums, shopping malls, sporting and entertainment venues and more. Marvel at the magnificent architecture of the Cabañas Cultural Institute and the Metropolitan Cathedral “The Assumption Of Mary”. Treat the family to a day of fun at the Guadalajara Zoo or go for a relaxing hike on the trails in “La Primavera” Forest. Shop for eclectic crafts, souvenirs, food, clothing and more at Libertad Market, then spend an evening checking out the vibrant nightlife on Chapultepec Avenue.  

When planning your Guadalajara adventure, our front desk staff will be happy to recommend popular local attractions and things to do.

Distant exterior of World Trade Center near Hotel Guadalajara

World Trade Center Guadalajara

World Trade Center Guadalajara is the most sophisticated building design for bussines companies and provides the most intelligent and complete service with high quality technology system.

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Aerial view of Plaza del Sol Shopping Mall at Hotel Guadalajara

Plaza del Sol Shopping Mall

Plaza del Sol in Guadalajara is a shopping mall, it provide different services like food, beverages, clothes, videogames, cinema etc.

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People at Michin Aquarium near Hotel Guadalajara

Michin Aquarium

The Michin Aquarium inhabits 300 species and more than 20 thousand copies, being a recreation space that combines nature and education.

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Exterior view of Selva Mágica near Hotel Guadalajara

Selva Mágica

Selva Magica provide the most amazing and extreme experience in Mexico, offer many different atractions for older and younger.

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Hippopotamuses in Guadalajara Zoo near Hotel Guadalajara

Guadalajara Zoo

The Guadalajara Zoo guarantee the most amazing experience between animals and persons, showing different type of species that are unique in Mexico.

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Guachimontones Archaeological Site near Hotel Guadalajara

Guachimontones archaeological site

Guachimontones is the name of an ancient prehispanic settlement located in the city and municipality of Teuchitlán, approximately one hour west of the city of Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco.

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Tlaquepaque Cultural near Hotel Guadalajara


Tlaquepaque, with a population of 608,114 inhabitants, it is part of the Metropolitan Area of ​​Guadalajara. It is part of the Bajío Occidente or Central West region of Mexico.

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Interior of La Gran Plaza near Hotel Guadalajara

La Gran Plaza

La Gran Plaza in Guadalajara is a shopping mall that provides different services with options for older and younger interest. This mall have access to many brands of different companies around the world. 

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Exterior view of Degollado Theater near Hotel Guadalajara

Degollado Theater

This Theator offer the most popular and entertaining shows in the country. With their many different spectacles for all the audience.

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Low angle view of Templo Expiatorio near Hotel Guadalajara

Templo Expiatorio

The Expiatory Temple is a Catholic temple dedicated to the Blessed Sacrament, located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Mexico.

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Exterior view of Cabañas Cultural Institute, Hotel Guadalajara

Cabañas Cultural Institute

The Hospicio Cabañas is a neoclassical building, emblematic of the Mexican city of Guadalajara. It served as a home for orphans from 1810 to 1980. Inside are some of the most important murals of José Clemente Orozco.

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Regional Museum of Guadalajara exterior near Hotel Guadalajara

Regional Museum of Guadalajara

The exhibition rooms of the museum are distributed on the two floors of the monumental building, with a section composed of paleontological aspects, a vision of prehistory and the archeology of the entity.

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Agave Tequilana Plant lawn near Hotel Guadalajara


Tequila is the capital city of the municipality of the same name, located on the center - east side of the state of Jalisco.

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Entrance of Parque Metropolitano Hotel Guadalajara

Parque Metropolitano

The Metropolitan Park of Guadalajara is a Decentralized Public Organization of the Government of the State of Jalisco located in Zapopan, Jalisco in Mexico.

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Bosque Colomos Park near Hotel Guadalajara

Bosque Colomos

Bosque Los Colomos is an urban park northeast of the city of Guadalajara, capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco. The park is located in the limits of Guadalajara and Zapopan, forming one of the lungs of the Metropolitan Area of ​​Guadalajara.

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Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Gráficas, Hotel Guadalajara

Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Gráficas

In 1792, the first printing press in the city, property of Don Mariano Valdés Téllez Girón, son of Don Manuel Antonio Valdés, printer of the Gazette of Mexico, began to operate in the site that today occupies the house.

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Templo de Santa María Gracia near Hotel Guadalajara

Templo de Santa María Gracia

This temple is the only thing that remains of the spacious Convent of Santa María de Gracia. Its construction began on April 7, 1661 and gradually improved until it achieved the austere and beautiful aspect that it still conserves today.

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Models of soldiers, Plaza De Los Mariachis, Hotel Guadalajara

Plaza de Los Mariachis

The Plaza de los Mariachis that is located on the Independencia road between Javier Mina and Álvaro Obregón. Its real name is "Plaza Pepe Guízar", in honor of that famous composer from Guadalajara, among his works is the very famous "Guadalajara". In the square there is a bronze bust of the founder of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, Silvestre Vargas. Actually it was built to create a meeting place for the mariachis and here you can also enjoy many kinds of Mexican snacks to the sound of music 24 hours a day.

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Statue in La Minerva near Hotel Guadalajara

La Minerva

Definitely, La Minerva is one of the most emblematic places in Guadalajara. Meeting point for sports celebrations and special events, it has been recently remodeled and its gardens and fountains look the best.

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Low angle view of MUSA near Hotel Guadalajara


The Museum of Arts of the University of Guadalajara, which since 1994 carries out tasks of conservation and dissemination of the arts, aims to create an environment conducive to the enjoyment of the aesthetic experience, in an architectural space of high historical significance and benefited from a Unbeatable location. It is projected as a place where art and culture in general exist as living entities, to enable interaction between the public and the work of art.

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Paseo de las Artes Chapultepec near Hotel Guadalajara

Paseo de las Artes Chapultepec

In this mythical avenue of the city of Guadalajara, which is between Av Mexico and Niños Héroes, there are along the same, on both sidewalks, many bars and restaurants, plus a variety of establishments, such as bookstores, art forums and coffee shops . In its wide ridge, exhibitions of art are exhibited and, vendors are installed who offer diverse objects, mainly, handmade.

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An open corridor in Panteon de Belen near Hotel Guadalajara

Panteón de Belén

This pantheon museum is visited approximately every hour with a guided tour, which is definitely worth it. The architecture has many masonic details, the symbology is by doquiere and everything has to do with numerology.

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Globo Museo de la niñez near Hotel Guadalajara

Globo Museo de la niñez

The Globe Children's Museum of Guadalajara is a neighborhood precinct in which our children have the opportunity to have fun and learn, since one of its objectives is to encourage learning through inquiry, experience, community and play.

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Panoramic view of Estadio Akron Stadium near Hotel Guadalajara

Estadio Akron

Is a football stadium that is located in the municipality of Zapopan, which is part of the Metropolitan Area of ​​Guadalajara and is the headquarters of the Guadalajara Sports Club of the First Division of Mexico. It was concluded on July 29, 2010.

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Low angle view of Estadio Jalisco near Hotel Guadalajara

Estadio Jalisco

The Jalisco Stadium is a football stadium located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. With a capacity of 55.020 spectators.

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Mist hitting the Barranca de Huentitan near Hotel Guadalajara

Barranca de Huentitán

The Barranca de Huentitán (also known as Barranca de Oblatos) is located in western Mexico, north of the municipality of Guadalajara, Jal. and between the limits of the municipalities of Tonalá, Zapotlanejo, Ixtlahuacán del Río and Zapopan in the metropolitan area of ​​Guadalajara.

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Rotonda de los Jalisciences Ilustres near Hotel Guadalajara

Rotonda de los Jalisciences Ilustres

Rotonda de los Jaliscienses Ilustres is a monument of the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, located in the block flanked by the avenues Fray Antonio Alcalde, Miguel Hidalgo and the streets Liceo and Independencia.

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Kidzania double decker near Hotel Guadalajara


KidZania is one of the fastest growing children's entertainment brands in the world. It is an interactive city for children from 1 to 14 years of age.

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Bosque de la Primavera near Hotel Guadalajara

Bosque de la Primavera

Definitely a great option to go with family or friends. There are many options you can do there: Mountain Biking,
Trail Running, Camping, Hiking,
Bathe in hot springs etc. Not for something is the seat of multiple careers and competitions
There are several ways to reach the one that makes it more versatile.

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Exterior view of Parque Agua Azul near Hotel Guadalajara

Parque Agua Azul

This is a wonderful tour if you find yourself in this beautiful city. It is the most legendary park in Guadalajara, it was a place of recreation for the ancient Tapatias families at the end of the 18th century.

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Estadio Charros Staduim near Hotel Guadalajara

Estadio Charros

Attending to see the baseball at the Charro's Stadium is a good experience: there is a variety of foods, from all the locations the game is very well observed and the atmosphere is very pleasant.

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Exterior view of Plaza de Armas near Hotel Guadalajara

Plaza de Armas

The Plaza de Armas is the meeting point of the locals, especially the afternoons of Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, because the traditional serenade is performed with the municipal and state bands to the rhythm of Jalisco.

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Interior of San Juan de Dios near Hotel Guadalajara

San Juan de Dios

A place that is necessary to visit if you are in Guadalajara. From a sweet, typical national products, birds, fruits, animals of all kinds, going through leather goods, watches, clothes, etc.

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Museo de Cera Portada logo at Hotel Guadalajara

Museo de Cera / Rippley

Through its halls, the Museum offers a journey through the history of Mexico, international politics, art, horror, film, sports and entertainment, with a collection of more than 230 replicas in wax.

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Logo of Lunaria Cinema Innovation near Hotel Guadalajara

Lunaria Planetarium

A planetarium of international standards, integrated by a projection room of last generation, the pavilion of exhibitions, the demonstrative didactic workshops and the park. 

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