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Cancun is a tale of two cities, with the Zona Hotelera offering majestic Caribbean beaches and Maya culture and Cancún Centro providing the local flavor.

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Just beyond the high-rise resorts, glittering lights and pool bars of Cancún, a whole world waits to be explored. Here are the best day trips from Cancún.

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Behind the glitz, glamor and primo price tags are some truly wonderful experiences. Here's our guide to doing your next Cancún vacation on a budget.

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