Nov 05, 2006
Jan 14, 2008
A short day trip. Delores Hidalgo is the home of the church from which on September 16, 1810 padre Miguel Hedalgo y Costilla issued the Grito de la Independencia spawning the Mexican Independence movement. Subsequently excommunicated and eventually beheaded, Hidalgo is a national hero for whom countless streets & plazas are named throughout the country. Despite its' historical significance, the town remains small and relatively non-touristy. Other than the historical aspects, the only other attractions would be ceramics, and the numerous odd flavors of ice cream available in the town square. If you ever wanted to try tequila, or pork rind flavored ice cream, this would be a "must see" destination. We stuck with some more traditional flavors, but the whiskey ice cream actually turned out to be very tasty!