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National Park in Hummingbird Highway

St Herman's-Blue Hole National Park

The 575-acre St Herman's-Blue Hole National Park contains St Herman's Cave, one of the few caves in Belize that you can visit without a guide. The visitors center (where flashlights can be rented for BZ$3) is 11 mil…
Arts & Crafts in Around Belmopan

Art Box

It's hard to miss this cube-like two-story building on the highway just before the Belmopan airstrip. It's a combination gallery, store and cafe, with locally made furniture, jewelry, crafts and stationery, as well …
National Park in Around Belmopan

Guanacaste National Park

Belize's smallest national park was declared in 1990 and is named for the giant guanacaste tree on its southwestern edge. The tree survived the axes of canoe-makers but has now died naturally, though it still stands…
Belizean in Hummingbird Highway

Hibiscus Fast Food

This simple roadside shack in Armenia village serves just a few local dishes such as heaped plates of rice and beans with chicken stew, burritos and salbutes (mini-tortillas, usually stuffed with chicken). Among the…
Waterfall in Hummingbird Highway

Billy Barquedier Waterfall

This magnificent waterfall cascades into a cool swimming hole located a 15-minute walk off the Hummingbird Hwy (signposted). A further one-hour walk brings you to a lovely viewpoint. If there are no volunteers there…
Ice Cream in Hummingbird Highway

Country Barn

Stop in at this roadside dairy and cafe near St Margaret's village for homemade ice cream, flavored milk and fresh yogurt. It's run by a Christian ministry, which employs local youth and trains them in farm skills.
Cafe in Hummingbird Highway

Café Casita De Amour

Café Casita De Amour – the House of Love – is an architectural oddity and a worthwhile pit stop on the Hummingbird drive. Inside is a cafe with a simple menu of crepes, sandwiches, burgers, coffee and smoothies. It'…