Mayan Sites

Travel blog posts about exploring dozens of Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras including Tikal, Palenque, and many, many more.

Borderland Base Camp – San Ignacio, Belize

Trust us when we tell you that most towns located within 30 minutes of a border crossing are best seen in your rear view mirror. But San Ignacio has more than its share of Caribbean charm (festive colors, wooden bungalow architecture, creole accents, a languid pace) and it makes a great base camp for archaeological adventures in the area. Here's what to do and where to sleep (no matter your budget) around San Ignacio. [...]

Archaeological Index: Fast Facts About 100+ Sites in the Americas

Our fast facts guide covering travel to more than 100 archaeological sites in the Americas including Mayan, Aztec, Zapotec, Olmec, Anasazi, and Incan sites.