City of Guasave
Guasave is a city on the Sinaloa River in western Mexico. It can be found in the state of Sinaloa with your Mazatlan car rentals. Attractions within the city include seeing Mayo dancing as well as the archaeological burial site nearby.
A breed of its own
The city was once famous for raising thoroughbred horses as well as being a quite place with a traditional Mexican lifestyle. Visiting Guasave with your Mazatlan car rentals will allow you to see what life is really like in this quite state.
Guasave was once an important stop for missionaries in the area. The Jesuit Missions date back to the 17th century. From this part of its history, you can see "Our Lady of Rosario Sanctuary" and "the Heroes of Sinaloa Auditorium", which was the site of cultural events for the missions. The ruins of Nio have amazing sculptures and a legend to match.
Some of the main attractions are: Rosario Church, Auditorio Heroes de Sinaloa, Presidencia Municipal, Ruinas de Pueblo Viejo, Ruinas de Nio, Tamazula, Bahia de Navachiste, Bahia de San Ignacio, Las Glorias, Rio Sinaloa, and Uyaki Lagoon. All are very accessible with your Mazatlan car rental while you are visiting the area.
Life is a beach
Nearby the City of Guasave is Las Glorias Beach, only 36 kilometers from the city with your Mazatlan car rentals. Located on the Sea of Cortes, this is a beautiful beach to spend the day. This area is famous for its charcoal broiled fish. Boca de Rio, Chamicari and Uyaqui are also nearby and ideal from hunting Canadian duck, quail, white wing dove and other fowl species.
There are many other places to visit with your Mazatlan car rentals while you are in the area near Guasave. Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, and Nayarit border the region. It also lies on the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California (or Sea of Cortez). The region is known in Mexico for its agriculture and sizable fishing fleets. One of the interesting things about the area is that it is the only place on the continent where an ancient ball game from Mesoamerica is still played. When you visit with your Mazatlan car rentals you too may have a chance to see this game you can't see anywhere else.
In terms of geography, Sinaloa has it all. It is a natural north-south passage that has big rivers that cross the state as well as dense jungles, mountains, and deserts. The beaches here are also very good for a variety of water sports that are found throughout the region. Exploring the interior of the state gives you a few choices: you can drive with your Mazatlan car rentals or take a ride on the rails of the Chihuahua-Pacific Railway.
Guasave is a smaller city within the region, but it offers a lot for visitors to learn about the culture and traditions of the people in the area and in Mexico.