San Luis Potosi is a magic destination where nature, traditions, culture, and its geographic
location allow tourists to discover a new side of Mexico. This region is divided by
different ecosystems; forest, desert, and jungle, which offers the most variety of
San Luis Potosi was the first city in the country to receive World Heritage Status from both
institutions the INAH and UNESCO. Additionally, its rivers, lagoons, caves, mines, and
waterfalls attract all types of travelers, where spectacular landscapes and adventure are
the main attraction.
Another experience that you can enjoy in San Luis Potosi is to visit its “Pueblos Magicos”,
which thanks to its diverse scenery as mentioned above, you will undoubtedly find many
things to do during your visit.
To all this, like any other city in Mexico, San Luis Potosi brings to the table unique and
rich flavors of the region that come to have 100 years of tradition such as Enchiladas
Potosinas, Campechanas of Santa Maria del Rio, and Zacahuil of Huasteca.
You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If
you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange
agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico
please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F.
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From the United States:
Embassy of Canada in Mexico
Schiller 529, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11580 Ciudad de
Mexico, D.F. Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
San Luis Potosi is a very safe city for tourists, we suggest to follow general travel
precautions such as; avoid walking late at night, don’t wear flashy jewelry, stay alert and
aware of your surroundings.
Arriving by air
Ponciano Arriaga International Airport, commonly known as San Luis Potosi International
Airport manage national and international routes. Authorized taxi and van services are
available for your transportation, prices range from $10 to $30 USD depending on the
distance, type of vehicle, and number of passengers.
Common flights to San Luis Potosi. (Approx.)
Dallas - 2:05 hrs.
Houston - 1:53 hrs.
Mexico City - 1:10 hrs.
Monterrey - 1:15 hrs.
Cancun - 2:18 hrs.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and it will take you to most places.
Due to the size of the city, traffic can be a little bit crowded so we recommend taking an
authorized taxi or uber.
Where to stay?
San Luis Potosi has numerous hotels with prices ranging from $80 - $120 USD per night.
Feria de San Luis Potosi
Festival Internacional del Vino
Venue: Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí
Feria Nacional Potosina
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.