The more time goes on, the easier it's becoming to travel the world on a budget. Travel is no longer just for those who can afford lavish dinners, extravagant cruises, or 5-star hotels. And while traveling on a budget can be hard, what you should bear in mind is that it isn't impossible. Mexico is one of the most desired vacation destinations in the world, and well-loved places like the seaside own of Puerto Vallarta can be hard to navigate on a budget. But you can. As it happens, there are actually tons of free things to do in Puerto Vallarta.

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01Take the Free Sculpture Tour on the Malecon

One of the best places to visit in Puerto Vallarta is its boardwalk, El Malecón. The Malecon is the center of the city and a true driving force for everything from entertainment to beauty and the beating heart of the local economy. The boardwalk stretches for 12-blocks along the coast and is closed off to traffic, making for exceptional strolls morning, noon and night. One of the things you can do for free on the Malecon is the sculpture tour. There are many outstanding sculptures along the coast here, and every Tuesday at 9:30 AM, you can tag along on a two-hour tour ending in refreshments.

Famous Puerto Vallarta sea promenade