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Cafés, Ruins, Safaris and More: Top Places to Visit in August
5 of The Best Resorts in Mexico
The 7 Best Places to Retire in the World
Cancun is located on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in the
Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is one of the country’s easternmost
points. This seaside city on the Caribbean Sea is a luminous bubble wrap of
profound past, a legendary civilization, incomparable natural beauty and
over 20 miles of white sandy beaches. Travel junkies can come here to see
its eternal remnants of pre-Columbian Maya Civilization and Mayan
Civilization era. The beach freaks come here for its coral reefs where they
can enjoy scuba diving and see underwater life.
Things to do in Cancun
A must-visit attraction for all history lovers in Cancun, the Maya Museum
is among the biggest state-owned museums in the city. This museum is home
to around 350 theme-based artifacts related to numerous previous time
periods in the city. Major highlight here is a 10000-year old remnant of
the ‘Woman of the Palms.’
El Rey Maya Ruins
El Rey Maya Ruins, named for an ancient mask dedicated to the Mayan Sun
god, are numerous ruins of approximately 50 houses and tombs in Cancun.
These ruins date back to the first millennium and are made in the form of
raised platforms, temples and ceremonial venues. If a visitor looking for
historical facts and structural genius, it is an excellent place to visit.
Scenic Tower is an excellent way to see a 360-degree view of the city of
Cancun up to the Caribbean Sea. It is a 110-meter-tall tower constructed on
a thin base is also the tallest structure in all of Cancun. Travelers are
only permitted until a height to a circular balcony like part that is
Best Time to Visit Cancun
Best time to book flights from Philadelphia to Cancun is in the months from
December to March. Tourists can book flights from PHL to CUN during this
time of the year to have a pleasant time at its beaches and to enjoy the
city’s spicy Mexican seafoods.