Cancún is a modern city and destination tourist resort, with little of the underlying Mayan culture to be seen.  You’ll find lots of souvenir shops, bars and nightclubs, resort hotels, and world-class beaches.

It’s easy to reach Cancún by air, and taxis within the city are plentiful and inexpensive.

There are some archeological sites and eco-theme parks within an easy drive from Cancún – buses and tours make regular trips.  Ask at your hotel for details.

If you have several days in Cancún, plan a day trip to Isla Mujeres, and another to the Mayan ruins at Tulum.

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