US issues warning against spring break travel to Mexico


By Emily Drooby, Buzz60

Spring breakers beware. The U.S. State Department is warning college students not to go to certain parts of Mexico for spring break vacation.

The Department reports some areas are too dangerous for Americans because of crime.

Those areas include Baja California which boasts the popular spring break destination Tijuana.


The government warns that people should be extra careful at night while at this drinking destination.

Recently the state has experienced an increase in homicide rates.

Baja California Sur, which happens to be the location of popular vacation spot Cabo San Lucas, also made the warning list because they experience high rates of homicide.

Travelers should also stay clear of Guerrero. In 2015 the state was rated the most violent in Mexico for the 3rd year in a row.

If you are going to visit Mexico, consider going to Quintana Roo which currently has no advisory in effect and includes Cancun, Cozumel and Playa del Carmen.