Nevado de Toluca, State of Mexico
Located 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of Mexico City is Nevado de Tolucaan, an extinct volcano. Go on a hike through the national park in which the volcano sits, and take a closer look at the two crater lakes. If you’re not up for the hike, it is possible to reach the crater’s rim by road, one that is said to be the highest in the country. Nevado de Toluca is Mexico’s fourth highest peak and has an area of 259 square miles (671 square kilometers).