Guatemala Attractions

Guatemala Attractions Reviewed

Find out the best Guatemala attractions and tours to do while traveling to Guatemala with kids. We’ve done them and tested them so you can feel safe.

Jade Museum in Antigua, Guatemala

Jade is one of the rarest stones in the world. As a matter of fact, there are only two places in the entire world where you can find Jade: China and Guatemala. Antigua, Guatemala is known to have the best … Continue reading

Star Wars Convention in Antigua, Guatemala

Nerds are universal and thanks to them they bring fun conventions to small cities like Antigua, Guatemala. We went to it the first time one year ago, so this was our second time around. Last year when I came, I … Continue reading

Things to do in Guatemala with Kids – How about a Museum?

Educating kids in a fun and inspiring manner takes too much effort that I don’t seem to have nor do I know how to do the stimulating on my own. That’s why it’s always good to have an outlet, a … Continue reading

Don’t Know What to do in Guatemala – How about Going to a Race Track?

Doing out-of-the-norm attractions can be the absolute most rewarding and amusing fun one can have either while traveling or where you live. That is exactly what we did. Cause, quite frankly, I am officially out of ideas of things to … Continue reading

Overlooked Places to Visit in Guatemala – Monterrico

Places to Visit in Guatemala When visiting Guatemala the usual suspects of places to visit are: Antigua, Lake Atitlan, and Tikal. If you’re adventurous and have more time next on the list would be: Rio Dulce, Livingston, Lanquin and Semuc … Continue reading

Releasing Baby Turtles – Monterrico, Guatemala

Have you ever had a chance to hold a tiny creature in your hand? Feel it squirm around, move its little legs and hands, tickle the palm of your hand. From September to February, every day, CECON (Conservation Center of Studies … Continue reading

IRTRA, Guatemala – Theme Park on a Rainy Day – Kids Still Have a Blast

Going to a theme park is a big deal in my house.  Not sure why, but it usually takes a lot of preparation to head on over there. A few rules – we never go during high season or weekends, … Continue reading

Horse Back Riding Lessons – Equestrian Style

Living in Guatemala and being an Expat has so many benefits it’s hard to keep track of them all. But one of the top ones by far is my son’s Horse Back Riding Lessons. Horse Back Riding Lessons in Guatemala: I … Continue reading

8 Secrets You’ll Learn During a Chocolate Making Workshop

Instead of material gifts for my birthday, I prefer experiences and memories. So when it was time for my celebration I decided to do a Chocolate making workshop with my boys. Guatemala is famous for it’s chocolate due to the … Continue reading

Ruins of the Ancient Maya Civilization in Guatemala

With over 25 ruins and archaeological sites of the ancient Maya civilization and hundreds more to be unearthed and discovered, you will not have a shortage of fun sites to visit. They range from almost every Mayan and pre-Mayan period: Olmec sites, … Continue reading

Adventure and Recreational Tours in Guatemala

Are you ready for the ultimate adventure tours in Guatemala? This country will gaurantee you get your fill of action, adventure and excitment unlike you’ve ever seen. Chose your adventure: Hikes to volcanic peaks. Jungle treks to extraordinary, untouched Mayan … Continue reading

Volcano Tours in Guatemala

In Guatemala you have 35 volcanoes are at your fingertips! This is because the country is located in the ring of fire. A few are active and the others remain dormant waiting to be explored. Taking volcano tours in Guatemala … Continue reading

Surfing in Guatemala

Guatemala has 150 miles of uncrowded, pristine and year-round surfable coastline has become known as Latin America’s last surfing frontier. With over 22 amazing breaks you can take surf lessons from El Paredón or Maya Extreme surf camps and become … Continue reading

Edible Tours – Eat Your Way through Guatemala

Guatemala’s diverse landscape and rich volcanic soil is perfect for a number of interesting food sources. That is why visiting a farm or plantation is one of those things to do in Guatemala that you can’t miss. For a fun … Continue reading

Lanquin Caves of Guatemala

The Lanquin caves of Guatemala are a protected area formed by a huge complex of limestone caves. They are considered by Mayans as a sacred place (the entrance to the underworld), in fact they still carry on their rituals in … Continue reading

Coffee Tours in Guatemala

Guatemala, bus especially Antigua are known around the world as one oF the best coffee producers. This is because of its climate caused by the elevation over sea level that it has. When you drive through Antigua’s surroundings you can … Continue reading

Xocomil Water Park, Guatemala

Xocomil is a big water park, the biggest of Guatemala. It is part of IRTRA, and organization created by big corporations in the country for the recreations of all workers. They own a compound of theme parks and water parks … Continue reading

Central America’s Best Theme Park – Irtra Guatemala

Xetulul is a beautiful award winning theme park known as the best in Central America. It is located in the Retalhuleu Department. It is surrounded by 4 beautiful hotels and a great water park. They are all part of a … Continue reading

Touring the Mayan Villages around Lake Atitlan in Guatemala

Lake Altitlan in Guatemala was formed many years ago, in fact it is right on top of the crater of an old massive volcano. As the back ground you will see more volcanoes and beautiful villages. It is a great … Continue reading

Attractions in Guatemala – Lanquin Caves – A MUST Visit Destination

Lanquin National Park was one of the first protected areas and one of the top attractions in Guatemala. It is an enormous and beautiful complex with limestone formations of extraordinary beauty. Lanquin caves is also a sacred site used by … Continue reading