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Cancun is a city located on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in
the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. As one of the country’s easternmost
points, this seaside city on the Caribbean Sea is a gleaming bubble wrap of
profound history, a legendary civilization, unparalleled natural beauty and
over 20 miles of white sandy beaches. Visitors can come here to see its
timeless remnants of pre-Columbian Maya Civilization and Mayan Civilization
era. The beach lovers come here for its coral reefs where they can have a
go at scuba diving and see underwater life.
Things to do in Cancun
Museo Maya de Cancun (the Maya Museum)
The numero uno attraction for all history lovers in Cancun, the Maya Museum
is one of the biggest state-owned museums in the city. It is home to nearly
350 theme-based artifacts related to many previous time periods in the
city. Of special note here is a 10000-year old remains of the ‘Woman of the
El Rey Maya Ruins
Named for an ancient mask dedicated to the Mayan Sun god, the El Rey Maya
Ruins are several ruins of nearly 50 houses and tombs in Cancun. They date
back to the first millennium and are made in the form of elevated
platforms, temples and ceremonial venues. If you’re looking for something
that checks all boxes of history, engineering genius and creepiness, this
is just about the place to be in Cancun.
Torre Escenica (Scenic Tower)
The Scenic Tower is the best way to see a 360-degree view of the city of
Cancun up to the Caribbean Sea. This 110-meter tall tower built on a thin
base is also the tallest structure in all of Cancun. Visitors are only
allowed until a height to a circular balcony like part that is around 80
Best Time to Visit Cancun
Winter season, the months from December to March are the best to book your
flights from Las Vegas to Cancun. Book your flights from LAS to CUN during
this time of the year to have a gala time at its beaches and to enjoy the
city’s spicy Mexican seafoods. enjoy famous cultural events like the Thai
New Year. It is advised to book Cancun flights in advance to avoid paying
more during peak season.