Discover the wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is possible that the Yucatan Peninsula is home to some very breathtaking ecosystems. There are numerous beaches with white coral sand and azure water. Along the shore sits the Riviera Maya, a favorite vacation spot for people from all over the world. Mayan temples and Spanish colonial buildings abound in the thick forests, earning them international renown. The colorful marine life below attracts divers and snorkelers alike. In the middle is of a sky the color of the Caribbean. Keep in mind that the four states of Yucatan, Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Tabasco aren’t the only ones located in the Yucatan Peninsula. The Yucatán Peninsula and the state of Yucatán are often confused because of a common misconception. Located between the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula is a tropical paradise. It’s one of the most popular tourist spots in all of Mexico. Now that flights to the Yucatán are so inexpensive from major cities, more and more people are visiting. Cancn, a renowned beach and nightlife destination, is just one of many exciting places to visit on the peninsula of Mexico. We spent 15 days exploring this beautiful part of Mexico and learning about its rich history and delicious cuisine. Renting a car is the most practical option for seeing the sights on this peninsula. Starting from Cancun International Airport, we describe our journey to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve by way of Tulum and Akumal. We also went to the stunning colonial city of Campeche and its neighboring ruins of Bacalar and Calakmul.