Xalapa is located about 55 miles from Veracruz City. Local buses depart daily and rides cost less than US$5 each way. Since Xalapa attracts a relatively young crowd there are plenty of decent accommodations for travelers on a budget. Museo de Antropologia is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission if 50 Mexican pesos for adults and 25 for students.