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Driving through michoacan to Ixtapa

Wyoming, Michigan
2 posts
Driving through michoacan to Ixtapa


Im taking my wife and kid to visit my mom and dad that lives in uriangato in the winter is it safe to drive to ixtapa?

Queretaro City...
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1. Re: Driving through michoacan to Ixtapa

From Morelia just take the toll road virtually all the way and do the drive in daylight - then you should be fine. The main "trouble" is in towns and villages away from the main highways. And ask your mum and dad - they should have good local knowledge.

Wyoming, Michigan
2 posts
2. Re: Driving through michoacan to Ixtapa

Thank you they said the same

Central Vermont
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67 reviews
3. Re: Driving through michoacan to Ixtapa

My wife and I just returned 3/20/14 from 2 weeks touring Morelia, Patzquaro and the Michoacan coast. We came upon armed local militia check points numerous times. We were greeted with smiles and waved through without even questioning us. We never felt in danger at anytime. Take normal precautions and you should be as safe as you are anywhere.

4. Re: Driving through michoacan to Ixtapa

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