Often abbreviated as Edomex, tourism is a strong contributor to the economy, but its most important sectors are industry and manufacturing.
During the year, the average temperature is rarely below 27˚F (-3˚C) or above 81˚F (27˚C), mostly dry, with a rainy season from June to October.
The Toluca International Airport (TLC) receives nonstop flights from Las Vegas, San Antonio or Memphis, or via connecting flight (1.25 hour) from Monterrey. Toluca is less than two hours from the Mexico City International Airport (MEX).
Five-star choices include the 113-room Crowne Plaza Toluca-Lancaster with meeting space for up to 400 people and the very traditional Four-Diamond Quinta del Rey Hotel, with 66 rooms, an indoor pool and 9 event rooms that can accommodate up to 350 people.
The Toluca Convention and Expo Center was inaugurated in January of this year. The new center an area of 172,222 ft² (16,000 m²) across three levels with six ballrooms, two terraces, a buffet area, a pressroom, a lounge and a convention hall.
Toluca has the second largest selection of museums in the country and a gorgeous 19th century Colonial center with a French flair.