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San Felipe is located approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Guanajuato and 200 miles (322 kilometers) northwest of the national capital, Mexico City.
While it can be a temptation to just kick back and relax when visiting San Felipe, don't forget, the surrounding region's many natural sights, cities and towns lie just beyond your doorstep. Ocampo, is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, and Trancas can be found 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
When it's time to spread your wings, why not visit the nearest center. Guanajuato lays 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and features sights such as Juarez Theater, University of Guanajuato and Pipila Monument. Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, La Paz Square and Exhacienda San Gabriel de Barrera Museum a few of the other visitor attractions worth checking out for those who have more time on their hands.
Houses of worship are often the best places to experience a community's spiritual heart. The churches around San Felipe are no exception. If you're keen on soaking up some of the local culture, make a beeline for Guanajuato's theaters, history museums and art museums.
When it is time to relax, try out shore fishing or picnicking. Don't leave this region without seeing it from a completely new perspective. There are a number of great options for hot air ballooning.
When it is time to depart from San Felipe, use the last of your Mexican pesos on last-minute souvenirs and bid a fond Adiós (farewell).