With an American mother and a Mexican father, Amber is a native San Miguelite who knows the city like the back of her hand. She is bilingual and bicultural and has been welcoming visitors and new families to San Miguel de Allende for years. She is proud to be the proud mother of Miss M and Baby O and the wife of George, an Army officer. She is also a security specialist.
Biblioteca de San Miguel de Allende
The Biblioteca de San Miguel de Allente is a great place for kids to spend an afternoon. There are many books available in Spanish and English. You can also enjoy the beautiful views from the outdoor courtyard and cafe at the library. If you’re looking for a quiet place to escape the chaos of a tourist town, the library is a great place to visit.
San Miguel Public Library offers many activities for children, such as a chess tournament or free workshops. There are also many English-speaking people who meet here to share their love of language and culture.
Museo La Esquina
Museo La Esquina is a unique museum that showcases vintage and handcrafted toys from Mexico. You’ll also find a gift shop. This is a fun place to visit with kids! It’s a must-see for the family traveling to San Miguel de Allende.
The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. It is a great place for children to spend an afternoon. The museum offers art classes for children. There are plenty of benches for parents and kids to relax.
A horseback riding excursion in San Miguel de Allende can be a fun and educational experience. There are many easy trails that lead riders through the countryside and canyons. Half-day canyon rides can be arranged by Rancho Xotolar, which offer cantering and trotting. The Ranch at San Miguel is another option, where children can walk for a few hours and learn about the local culture. Both ranches feature gentle horses that are not too intimidating for young riders.
You can participate in activities such as riding tours, cooking classes, or hiking. Each group can have their own tour. Another great activity is a balloon flight over the city. Several balloon companies offer flights over San Miguel de Allende, including Globo San Miguel. There are private flights for couples and groups, as well classic sunrise flights.
El Charco de Ingenio
San Miguel de Allende offers many activities for children. There are many parks and playgrounds around the city, including Park Juarez where children can play in a treehouse. Nearby is the El Charco de Ingenio, which is a botanical garden with short hiking trails and a visitor center and cafeteria. The botanical garden is also an excellent place to go bird watching.
The 67-hectare El Charco de Ingenio is a botanical garden and nature preserve featuring a large collection of cacti from around the world. The man-sized, cucharilla-shaped cucharilla is the largest cacti and is more than 300 year old. Hiking trails wind through the green landscape, passing a carved-out river. The garden is interactive, which makes it especially fun for kids.