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Yucatán Outside Cancun Travel Guide

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Mérida's Moment

The colonial capital of the Yucatán—land of ancient Mayan traditions—has reinvented itself as an enclave for hip expats, who are converting haciendas into sophisticated hotels...

World's Most-Visited Ancient Ruins

The history and intrigue of these ancient ruins inspire travel adventures. How many have you visited?

World's Great Animal Migrations

Humans aren't the only ones on the move. Be awed by great animal migrations of every size, from butterflies to elephants.

World's Most Underrated Cities

Sure, popular cities have their place. But if you like exploring, there's interesting stuff in the world's most underrated cities.

Escape the Crowds: 4 Great Sidetrips from London

If you’ve taken the plunge in London for the Olympics and are thinking you might need a quick break from all the festivities (or are...

National Ice Cream Day: Go Blue

Want a more tweet-worthy way to spend National Ice Cream Day (which is this Sunday, July 15) than curled up with two dudes named Jerry...

¡Viva México!

From La Paz to the Yucatán, a bevy of new courses

Trips That Teach

Take home a skill as your next souvenir by signing up for one of these three courses that give travelers a hands-on experience.

Mexico's Mayan Beach Resort

Can a beach resort in the Yucatán help preserve the Mayan way of life?

Deeper Into Mexico's Yucatan

Beyond the tourist meccas of Cancún and Chichén Itzá, Mexico's eastern peninsula reveals itself--with striking architecture, elegant haciendas, and mysterious ruins that few outsiders have...
HOTELS

Castelmar Hotel

The 19th-century hotel is in the city's historic center. more ›


RESTAURANTS

Wayané

Yucatecans believe that the biggest meal of the day should be the first. So they arrive in droves to this corner stand come seven in the morning for addictive tacos such as chaya con huevos (eggs with... more ›


ACTIVITIES

Holbox Tours & Travel

From June through August, Holbox is one of the few places in the world where you can swim alongside harmless whale sharks—the largest known fish in the world. Holbox Tours & Travel runs... more ›


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