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The Best Time to Travel to Cancun

The tropical paradise of Cancun is the perfect spot for vacationers looking to enjoy the pristine turquoise waters of the Caribbean, mouthwatering cuisine and exploring ancient Mayan ruins amidst lush green mangroves. Known for its glorious beaches and rejuvenating warm weather, it’s easy to say that the best time to travel to Cancun is anytime!

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Travel to Cancun from the United States: A Guide

Are you dreaming of palm trees, warm breezes, and swimming in the turquoise Caribbean waters of Cancun? Maybe you’re wondering if you can travel to Cancun from the US right now. The good news is that Mexico has reopened for tourism and Cancun is welcoming visitors from all over the world. Tourism is alive and well in Cancun with only limited restrictions for travel. Have a look at our tips for traveling to make your journey and holiday stress-free. So, grab your suitcase and swimsuit. Cancun is waiting for you! What Do I Need to Travel to Cancun? Air Travel from the United States to Cancun Flights Traveling by air to Cancun is by far the easiest means of travel to Cancun. Currently, there are 25 domestic direct flights to Cancun leaving from major international airports throughout the United States including: American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, and Spirit Airlines all have a strong network of non-stop flights from the United States. Travel Requirements to Mexico Tourist Card for Mexico US Citizens are eligible …

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The Mayan Legacy in Cancun – Chichén Itzá

A world heritage site since 1988, the impressive Mayan archaeological site, Chichén Itzá in the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula is one of Cancun’s most visited and best loved attractions, and rightly so. It is located in the town of Tinum and is any easy day trip from Garza Blanca Cancun where our tour agents can organize a comfortable excursion or help with directions if you wish to hire a car. Chichén Itzá is one of the most significant and best known vestiges of the Mayan civilization near Cancun, marking the decline of a sophisticated culture during what is considered the post classical period. Archeologists believe construction of the sacred site began as early as 600 AD. Today, the large pre-columbian city and ceremonial center with its imposing architecture attracts visitors and experts alike from around the world, eager to experience its mystical charm and explore what it might tell us about the evolution of modern civilization. Visitors to Chichén Itzá can explore an extensive complex of buildings, which include the main temple or castle (Kukulkan Temple) that …

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What did the Ancient Mayans Eat?

Although many of the traditions and customs that belonged to the ancient Mayan society remain unknown, there were portions of their culture that were chronicled, and one important part that is still alive and well today is the foods they dined upon. Several of the staple foods in their diet are still consumed regularly in countries like Mexico where the Maya at one time ruled large regions. While the foods may have ancient roots, the scrumptious foods that are listed below are as relevant as ever. The ancient Maya discovered these foods hundreds of years ago, yet these foods are still found in many home kitchens, not to mention restaurants, today. Tamales Within the Mayan culture, tamales are one of the most beloved foods in the diet. Made with corn masa that envelops tasty filling options such as cheese and chilis, pork or chicken, they are then wrapped up in corn husks or banana leaves and steamed. Once they are done, tamales are unwrapped and eaten, typically with a hearty portion of freshly made salsa …

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From Cancun to Chichen Itza – Best Tours You can Take

When you are planning a vacation to Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula, make sure you carve out some time in your schedule to visit the fascinating historical site of Chichén Itzá.  Named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, not to mention a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, you will be blown away by this incredible ancient city that features astonishing architecture such as pyramids, temples, columned arcades and stone structures. While the Mayan city was once a hub of regional trade, it also played an important role in sacred ceremonies and rituals that the members of this sophisticated society performed. Step back in time Abandoned in the 15th century, Chichén Itzá is just a couple of hours drive from Cancun and was once a powerful city amongst the ancient Mayan civilization that inhabited Central America.  It was established sometime between 415 and 455 A.D. and its name, which translates to “at the edge of the well of the Itzaes”, comes from the two nearby freshwater sinkholes called cenotes. Around 1000 A.D., Toltec …

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Guest Review of Garza Blanca Cancun: A Relaxing Stay

I recently returned home from a wonderful family vacation at Garza Blanca Cancun. As head of family vacation operations, I find it helpful to read guest reviews before making the booking, so I can picture whether or not the resort will be the right place for us. We had such a wonderful time that I decided to write a review of Garza Blanca, which I hope you find helpful in making your decision.

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What to do in Cancun in 2021

Cancun is truly diverse in what it has to offer. Whether you’re a beach-lover, a water explorer, or interested in historical ruins, a trip to Cancun is sure to leave you satisfied and with fond memories to last a lifetime. We have compiled a list of some great options on what to do in Cancun in 2021.