BEYOND THE BEACH
While many visitors to Cancún are there to celebrate spring break or load up on chilaquiles and tequila shots at all-inclusive resorts, there's more to this seaside town than hotels and buffets. The area has a rich Mayan history and plenty of art and culture. It's also home to incredible wildlife, which can be found in the form of iguanas sunning themselves on the ruins of ancient temples, turtles coming to shore to lay their eggs, or birds nesting on nearby islands. When you're finished drinking margaritas on the beach, consider these 11 alternative options.