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5 Top Trails To Explore In Cancun

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Aside from picturesque white sand beaches and some of the best all inclusive resorts in the world, Cancun has some very charming trails to explore. Whether you’re traveling by foot or by car, looking for a quick stroll or a day drive, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are 5 top rated trails to check out while you’re visiting Cancun.

Botanical Garden Trail

This beginner level loop is a beautiful lush garden with cacti, palms and tropical plants and plenty of birds for birdwatching.

-1.5 km walking loop, Estimated 36 minutes.
-Open 8am-4pm Monday-Friday-Admission is $6 USD (120 pesos)per person
-Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal, Carr. Cancún – Tulum Kilometro 320, Pescadores, 77580 Puerto Morelos, Q.R., Mexico

Avenida Huayacan

Rated for all skill levels, this beautiful trail is primarily used for road biking, running and walking.

-8.5km walking loop, Estimated 2hr 12 minutes.
– Wheelchair friendly
-Address: 56, 77533 Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Driving Tour of the Mayan Ruins of Coba

This moderately trafficked point-to-point driving trail offers ancient scenery all year round. Starting at the Cancun Airport, this paved route is rated moderate on a skill level. Enjoy exploring Mayan Ruins, Jungles and Cenotes of the Riviera Maya.

-208.1 km point-to-point driving trail, Timing can vary
-Find the route map here. 

Cancún Zona Hotelera: RIU Cancún – RIU Palace

Take your dog on this lightly trafficked trail for a nice 5.8 km walk. Explore the streets and sidewalks of Cancun near many well known resorts.

-5.8km walking route, Estimated 1hr 28 minutes
-Skill level: Easy
-Dog friendly but please keep your furry friend on a leash

GR Caribe – Punta Nizuc

Rated 5 stars, this scenic trail is quick and easy for all skill levels.

-4.0km out and back trail, Estimated 1 hour walk time
-Beach views
-Rated easy on skill level

Take advantage of the beauty and soak in all that these incredible trails have to offer. But please, remember not to leave a trace behind you. It’s important that everyone works together to keep these places pristine and clean for all to enjoy.  Bring some snacks, water, sunscreen and your camera because you’re in for an adventure!

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