Places to Visit in Guatemala

Whether you’re looking to play in nature or want to explore Guatemala’s cultural dimensions, you’re guaranteed to find great destinations here. Guatemala is big and has a varied landscape that includes mountains, volcanoes, jungles, lakes, and beaches. There are small indigenous villages to wander around and larger, more modern cities to visit. The following destinations are arranged into categories that will help you decide where to go. A sound strategy is to decide on one or two destinations and then find a few other places nearby. Many travelers will visit three to four destinations in a 7–10 day period.