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I am looking to go to Tampico in the next few months but after reading the state department warning on traveling to this state am on the worried side. However, it does not list Tampico as one of the more dangerous cities to go to. I know that there has been one recent occuring of government crack downs on drug organizations and their activity.

I would be staying with a friend in a house and not going outside after dark as recommended. Has anyone been there recently from the U.S. that could comment on their experience and the level of safety and security within the city? Thanks.

Robert

Seattle, WA

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Monterrey, Mexico
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1. Re: safety

Which is going to be the transport that you will use?

Plane, car, bus?

If the answer is plane, don't worry, Tampico at the moment is a safe place to stay (not the best beaches in Mexico, but they're ok), there hasn't been any major issue regarding to drug cartels on the recent past.

If you are trying to reach Tampico by ground, let me know it to suggest you the most peacefully route (not the shortest, actually, you will need to drive some extra hours to avoid the hot zones in the boarder between Tamaulipas-Texas)

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2. Re: safety

Can you also let me know of this most peacefull route .We plan on using Pharr out of Texas 0then 97 to 101..What would susgest??

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Planning on traveling to Tampico via plane in September/October.

How safe is it to travel there or would we be "targets"?

Thanks!

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6. Re: safety

I'm also very interested and planning a trip in the fall. Any advice on safety would be very greatly appreciated

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