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Road-tripping the Yucatan Peninsula —

With the booming of the tourism industry along the so-called Riviera Maya — the 100-mile stretch of Carribean coast in southern Mexico centered around the resort city of Cancún — it’s easier than ever before to reach this warm and wondrous part of the world. There are direct flights to Cancún even from non-hub cities, including, yes, Cleveland. (In fact, two airlines fly the route: United and Frontier.)

But what if, like me, you’re not so much a beach baby? What if you tend to prefer things old and mysterious?


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