Cancun General Information

Cancun General Information
Located on the eastern coast of Mexico, Cancun is a world-famous travel destination known for its high-quality hotels and near-perfect weather. Boasting beautiful beaches, vibrant night life and festive cuisine, Cancun is a wonderful place to visit.


From April to September, temperatures range from 75 to 91 degrees. From October through March, temperatures are slightly cooler but still temperate at 68 to 86 degrees.

Travel Documents

All tourists arriving by airplane in Cancun, including American visitors, must have valid passports. The U.S., along with several other countries, have an agreement with Mexico that allows citizens to travel to Mexico without a visa.

Mayan Culture

Cancun boasts a plethora of Mayan archeological sites for you to explore, including the stepped pyramids of Chichen Itza.

Water Sports and Adventures

A variety of different water-based activities are available in Cancun, including snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, sailing and swimming with dolphins.


Cancun has a festive nightlife for tourists to explore, including many famous live music venues such as Roots and Bulldog Cafe. There are also many lounges and nightclubs, from casual to chic and exclusive.

Article Written By Annie Wang

Based in Chicago, Annie Wang has been writing since 2008. Her work has appeared in World Architecture News and other online publications. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and art history from the University of California, Davis.

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