©

Lagos de Moreno trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Lagos de Moreno

Trip Planner Mexico  /  Jalisco  /  Lagos de Moreno
(4.4/5 based on 90+ reviews for 4 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, historic sites, museums
Lagos de Moreno is a city and its surrounding municipal area of the same name, located in the extreme northeastern part of the state of Jalisco in Mexico. It is part of the macroregion of Bajío. At the 2010 census the city had a population of 153,817 inhabitants, making it the 6th largest city in the state of Jalisco.The city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality, which has an area of 2,648.22 km² (1,022.48 sq mi) and a population of 153,817 inhabitants, and includes many other outlying small communities, the largest of which are Paso de Cuarenta (San Miguel de Cuarenta) and Los Azulitos.Lagos de Moreno is called by Mexicans, with some hyperbole, the "Athens of Jalisco" because of the numerous writers and poets who were born there.Important industries include food processing, including milk and dairy products, vegetable oils, and meats, and manufacturing, of footwear and agricultural machinery.HistoryThe city was founded on March 31, 1563 by the Mayor of the Plains of Teocaltiche, Captain Don Hernando Martel a.k.a. Hernán Gallegos, and named Villa de Santa Maria de los Lagos.DNA studies of the area of Jalisco are enlightening yet normal for people of Western European descent.The city was renamed Lagos de Moreno in memory of insurgent General Pedro Moreno (1775-1817), who led the struggle for independence from Spain. The old pre-Hispanic name of the city was Pechichitlán or Teziziatlan. It was the great capital city of the Chichimecatlalli Empire, founded by Ahnuvic-VII about 1028 B.C.
Arrange all the small, but important details of your Lagos de Moreno trip itinerary using our Mexico vacation trip planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Lagos de Moreno

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Lagos de Moreno

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Lagos de Moreno:
Sightseeing, religious sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, religious sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, parks, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, sightseeing, shopping
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Parks, museums, religious sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Jalisco

18 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM TANZANIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM CANADA February, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Guadalajara BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Tepatitlan de Morelos BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 51 days in Tepatitlan de Morelos BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Guadalajara Metropolitan Area BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Puerto Vallarta BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News