Mexico's blue agave cactus country (©Jesus Cervantes/Shutterstock)

15 Places Where Tequila Is the Main Ingredient

By Kati Heng on 07/23/14, updated 07/25/14

With National Tequila Day upon us (July 24), we asked Where editors around the United States where they'd go for a drink—or even a flight. What they came back with was a short list of some of the best tequila bars and cantinas in the country—places that celebrate the agave and mezcal, and which are much easier to reach than the city of Tequila in the Mexico state of Jalisco. Put these destinations on your short list the next time you visit these towns.

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