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Casa Museo Montes Molina Admission Ticket
"Your admission ticket will give you access to this beautiful museum so you get to know the history of this house its builders and that of the Montes Molina family. Inside the Casa Museo Montes Molina you will have the opportunity to admire European furniture Carrara Marble floors lovely Baccarat and Murano crystal chandeliers chime clocks Art Deco pieces porcelain and alabaster sculptures
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Merida Street Food Walking Tour
"Meet your guide at 10:30am at Hidalgo Park and walk through the city to the main market. Here you will learn about the local produce and how people use them. Stop at two different spots to have your first tasting experience. First you will try local empanadas polcanes panuchos or salbutes- you can choose two different ones between a wide variety. Then you’ll stop to taste the most famous tacos of Yucatan Cochinita Pibil and Lechon and have one taco of each.Then
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Merida Cantinas Walking Tour
"The concept of the Cantinas is very well known around the world. There are other names for “cantinas” such as tavern pubs canteens saloons. These cantinas could be the equivalent to the old western saloons in the United States. Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour exploring these traditional pubs with some of the oldest ones in Merida even having the swinging saloon-doors this tour is a great opportunity for you to get to know Merida and its people. Along with your guide you'll learn why cantinas in Merida are fun and traditional. You'll get to do as locals do and explore three completely different cantinas. Each cantina is close from each other so you get there by foot and admire downtown Merida's attractions. On the wa
From $39.00

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Natural beauty abounds in the Yucatan. Experience exhilarating outdoor adventures. Imagine climbing ancient pyramids or leaping into a crystal clear Cenote lit only by a beam of sunlight. There are...
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Shore excursions in Progreso, Yucatan

You can book most of the excursions offered on the ship right in Progreso. Take the free shuttle along the 5 mile pier to town and when you get off, there will many a salesperson offering trips....
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Visit the Mayan ruins at Dzibilchaltun

Dzibilchaltun offers a museum of the Mayan people, an archeological site, a park and a cenote (a sink hole). We arrived early in the morning and had the whole site to ourselves. We hired a guide for...
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Visit Dzibilchaltun Mayan Ruins

This was a day trip from Progreso that was scheduled by Carnival Cruise Lines. We had a very good and knowledgable guide who spoke very good English. The motor coach was comfortable and air...
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Progresso

The Yucatan Peninsula sits on a limestone shelf which declines into the sea so gradually that the pier had to built at a length of 6.5km so as to reach deep water! Thus much said the waters of...
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Consider helping the less fortunate

Progreso and the towns around it struggle economically. Other than the limited tourist industry, Progreso and Chicxulub are primarily fishing villages. There is no social security in rural Mexico -...
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The lighthouse

You can climb the lighthouse (El Faro), but we had no idea that you could, so we missed out. The lighthouse is very close to where the cruise ship buses drop off their passengers (Don't forget that...
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Sunsets off Progreso's beach

Progreso is on the north shore of the Yucatan peninsula facing the Gulf of Mexico, so the sun does not set into the ocean, but into the western beach. I have included a set of five pictures that...
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Services in Progreso

Because Progreso is used both as a service town for locals as well as for tourists, it has everything one needs: large grocery store (called San Francisco's), internet cafes, the mercado (the market...
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Vacation rental homes

Progreso, started out as a fishing village. Most mornings we saw fishermen - in small rowboats fishing just offshore. About 50 years ago wealthy Mexicans started to build summer homes along the coast...
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Check out rentals for your return.

Progreso is an area where peope return year after year. If you contact the rental agencies and give them your needs they can make arrangements to visit the homes while you're there. You may even meet...
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Go to the Celestun Biophere Reserve

This is one of the world's largest nesting grounds for the pink flamingo. You can take a boat trip on the "ria" and admire hundreds of flamingos and up to 320 species of birds. The boat will also take...
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Walk forever on the beach.

If you enjoy lots of privacy and solitude, you'll like walking for miles along the beach and meet very few people. You'll find lots of pretty seashells and may spot the occaisonal dolphin. This was...
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The Pier at Progreso

The reason that cruise ships can now stop at Progreso is the recent construction of a 6 to 9 km long pier (every source seems to say it is a different length). This pier allows ships to dock --...
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Km 32 Carretera Progresso, Telchac Puerto, Yucatan, 97407, Mexico
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Calle 58 no. 487, Merida, Yucatan, 97000, Mexico
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Calle 60 #488 x 57, Colonia Centro, Merida, Yucatan Peninsula, 97000, Mexico
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Calle 60 No 496, Merida, Yucatan, 97000, Mexico
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