Lonely Planet Writer

Acapulco now off limits to US travellers

Acapulco, Mexico.
Acapulco, Mexico. Image by Prayitno / CC BY 2.0

Once famous as the preferred destination for holidaying Americans, Acapulco has now been placed off limits by the US embassy in Mexico. The Pacific Coast resort, in the state of Guerrero, has seen demonstrations and violence in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in the state leading to the embassy issuing the warning. Read more: nbcnews.com