Welcome to Sinaloa
Sinaloa is a northern state with great influence in the Mexican culture mainly for its traditional music known as tambora or band music. In its geography you will find diverse landscapes, including mountains, protected natural areas and coasts bathed by the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez.
Its most popular destination is Mazatlán, with a wide range of hotels and beaches that receive mainly national tourism. Also is Los Mochis, entry point to the Copper Canyon and the charming town of El Fuerte. Its capital, Culiacan, is a modern city, a major agricultural producer and an ideal place for hunting tourism thanks to the camps located in the surroundings.
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Tourist routes in Sinaloa for traveling by car:
To drive the state of Sinaloa by car coming from the north, it is recommended to arrive from Chihuahua, take the road through the Copper Canyon and make a stop at El Fuerte, a Magic Town with indigenous traditions, such as the Deer Dance. Afterwards, drive to the city of Culiacán and if you wish, explore its historic center and its parks.
Continue on your way to Mazatlan to spend sunbathing and beach days lounging at one of its hotels, walking along the boardwalk and sampling dishes made with fish and shellfish. Nearby is the town of El Rosario, another Magic Town of Sinaloa where you can visit its main church.
Definitely, the most important road in Sinaloa is Highway 15 with its alternative, Highway 15D. This road crosses the state from north to south and passes through all major cities. In addition, it is the one that connects with Sonora to the north and Tepic to the south. For its part, the port of Mazatlan is accessible via Highway 40 and Highway 40D from Durango.
Most important cities:
According to the last National Census conducted in 2010, the most populated cities of the state of Sonora are:
Culiacán, with 675,773 inhabitants.
Mazatlan, with 381,583 inhabitants.
Los Mochis, with 256,613 inhabitants.
Guasave, with 71,196 inhabitants.