La Malinche National Park
La Malinche National Park is located in the states of Puebla and Tlaxcala in Central Mexico. The La Malinche—Matlalcueitl volcano, part of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, is within the park. The volcano has an elevation of 4,462 metres (14,639 ft) above sea level. The volcano's slope is gentle, and its vicinity to Mexico City makes it a popular weekend destination.
The park is east of Mexico City, and about 44 kilometres (27 mi) from the capital city of Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala. The "Centro Vacacional IMSS La Malintzi" on the volcano has 40 cabins, a camping area and some recreational facilities. It is frequently used by mountaineers for training and altitude acclimatization before climbing the higher volcanos in the region.
Cuetzalan is a small town set high in the hills in the north of the Mexican state of Puebla. The town itself is characterized by sloping cobbled streets and numerous rustic buildings. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Cuetzalan del Progreso.
The town center is composed largely of handicraft markets as well as numerous stalls selling every-day necessities. As a tourist attraction, the town also has a few bars, restaurants and nightclubs. One of the main attractions of the town is La Cascada de las Brisas, a waterfall located within the jungle surrounding the town. There are countless other waterfalls in the jungle and coffee plantations surrounding the town.The town also boasts other attractions such as its large network of caves.