Explore the Best Things to Do in Mérida, Mexico
The Fiesta Americana Hotel boasts an excellent location for experiencing the diverse tourist attractions and things to do in Mérida Mexico. We are located just five minutes from downtown, steps from upscale restaurants and shops and 30 minutes from the beach and ancient archaeological sites.
Yucatán is a state full of interesting and beautiful places such as Chichen Itza, which is one of the seven wonders of the modern world and Uxmal, which was one of the main cities of the ancient Mayan world. You’ll also find great beaches like Celestun and Sisal along with Progreso, which is the main port of the peninsula.
In the city of Mérida itself, you can visit The Great Museum of the Mayan World and marvel at the Yucatán Cathedral. Additional attractions include Serenata at Santa Lucía, the Pok Ta Poc game, Vaqueria Yucateca and much more.
When planning on which tourist attractions to see in Mérida, our concierge is available to recommend fun things to do and assist with arranging tickets, tours, transportation and anything else you may need.
The Great Museum of the Mayan World
The Great Museum of the Mayan World of Mérida was inaugurated on December 21th, 2012, due to the occasion of the end of the long count according to the Mayan calendar, it was dedicated to the present and historical Mayan cultures.
Chichen Itza Archeological Site
The Chichén Itzá archaeological zone is famous worldwide for the play of light and shadow that at each equinox occurs on the steps of the pyramidal base known as El castillo.
Uxmal Archeological Site
Uxmal is an ancient place name, as it appears in various early colonial documents, however its etymology has not been satisfactorily explained. The traditional interpretation of the meaning of the word is "Three times constructed".
The Yucatan Cathedral
The Yucatan Cathedral, in the city of Mérida, capital of the state, is dedicated to San Ildefonso, it is the seat of the archdiocese of Yucatan.