The name Tequila is famous all over the world and is closely associated with the favorite drink of many travelers to Mexico, the Margarita. Mexicans will tell you the best way to drink Tequila is straight, with lime and salt, while many prefer to sip it "on the rocks". No matter what manner it is taken, most people agree that a few drinks of Tequila can produce an unforgettable experience. This area is the very heart of tequila country and the roots of this city are closely bound to the giant industry that has grown from the worldwide popularity of it's namesake.
As you approach Tequila the landscape begins to turn blue from the vast fields of Agave, the plant from which tequila is distilled. There are dozens of tequila distilleries in this area, both large and small, famous and not so famous.