ADVENTURES IN OUR AMERICAN DREAM travel blog

A copy of our photo from Puerto Vallarta...

Arriving in beautiful Puerto Vallarta...

Awesome hotels on the beach..

Jerry, ready for our tour...

View..

 

 

Off the ship and ready for our tour...

Tour buses waiting for us to load..

 

 

Palm trees line the streets...

 

The streets are narrow and made with bricks...

The famous boardwalk...

Jerry enjoying the view..

View...

Our guide telling us about the area.

 

 

Our new friends, they were celebrating their 42nd anniversary...

A beautiful painting of the city...

 

 

Our next stop was this beautiful church..

View of the famous crown on top...

 

 

 

 

Awesome....

Heading back to the bus for our next stop...

 

The beach area was outstanding...

 

 

 

 

Wowser beach...

 

 

This area is known for great fishing...

 

 

I was wishing I had time to swim with them...:-)

Our next stop was homes of the rich and famous..

 

 

 

 

 

Our next stop was Mango's for lunch..

We had a beautiful view of the beach...

The fish tacos were the BEST ever again, these people know how...

Back on the ship after a wonderful tour...

Watching all the action from our balcony...

This one was loaded with people...

 

Lots of cruise ships in this area...

Last one!


We arrived in Puerto Vallarta this morning around 9 A.M. The first thing we saw was stunning hotels right on the beach. I would not mind spending a week in one of them. :-)

We were able to walk right off the ship today, the buses were waiting for us to load for our tour. Puerto Vallarta used to be a sleepy town until the filming of the movie “Night of the Iguana”. It has now transformed into an international resort town.

Director John Huston chose the village as the location for his film "Night of the Iguana," starring Richard Burton. Today, the city has its own "Gringo Gulch," a haunt of the rich and famous. Travelers are also drawn by its climate, its excellent shopping - which offers great values on leather goods, jewelry, and handicrafts - and mile after mile of palm-lined beaches.

Our first stop on the tour was the famous Malecon. The city's popular boardwalk by the beach is lined with shops, restaurants and artists selling their wares. We started out taking pictures of the famous statues along the boardwalk before visiting the incredible Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

After visiting this area our tour guide took us to old town for some shopping and then to one of the most beautiful beaches we have seen. I will let the pictures tell the rest of the story. Puerto Vallarta was our favorite stop on the cruise. Check back later for more from our cruise to Mexico.

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