A city in southeastern Mexico, Cancun is located on the northeast coast of
Yucatan Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. One of the
easternmost points of Mexico, Cancun is an important tourist destination in
the country. The city is blessed with a plethora of white-sand beaches,
near-perfect weather, and coral banks. Prominent tourist area of the city
is connected by a causeway to the mainland on which the city itself stands.
Things to do in Cancun
Maya Museum, located in the Cancun Center, allows visitors to learn about
the affluent past of the region. It is the largest museum of its kind. The
major things to see in the museum include around 350 artifacts that are
spread across three halls. Specimens of Mayan architecture and art are also
put on display here in the museum.
Cancun Underwater Museum
Cancun Underwater Museum was set up in 2009 in the wake of storm damage to
Cancun National Marine Park. This unique sea-base based attraction is
devoted to art of conservation. This museum is an excellent place to visit
for the divers. The prominent highlights of the collection here include
more than 500 sculptures spread across two imposing underwater galleries.
Urbano Kabah Park
Urbano Kabah Park, located in the heart of the city, is a natural abode for
a wide choice of flora and fauna. Also identified as Kabah Ecological Park,
this park is an apt spot for enjoying a stroll or picnic. There is a
plethora of wildlife to explore encompassing raccoon-like coatis, iguanas,
peccary, spider monkeys, and deer.
Best Time to Fly to Cancun
The best time to book flights from Boston to Cancun is from December to
April during the peak season. During this season, the city experiences
near-perfect weather. If you book your flights from BOS to CUN, in late
spring, summer and fall, you can avail significant discounts.