Guatemala is an incredible country that we feel often gets overlooked when it comes to vacationing. There is so much history, culture and natural wonder that many people are unaware of that makes travelers look else where for a good time.

Located just south of Mexico, Guatemala is a Central American country that is easy to get to, and should definitely be added to your list of must-see places. That’s why we’ve rounded up the top attractions in Guatemala to help guide you during your next trip!

Lake Atitlan

attractions in guatemala

Serenity awaits at Lake Atitlan, which is the deepest lake in Central America. There, you can see the San Pedro Volcano and bask in nature’s wonder.

Pacaya Volcano

Can’t get enough of volcanos? Check out Pacaya, a very popular tourist attraction in Guatemala. The last eruption happened in June of 2015!

Chichicastenango Market


Anything you’re looking for can be found at Chichicastenango or ChiChi, as it is sometime called. The best days to go are Thursdays and Sundays, where you can buy handcrafted goodies, fresh produce and beautiful flowers. You can also visit Church of Santo Tomás when you’re there!

Santa Catalina Arch

Santa Catalina Arch reflected in the paddle.

This is one of the most recognizable structures in the entire country. Located in Antigua Guatemala, the area where the arch sits is a bustling place with lots to see and do!


Located in the rainforest, Tikal is the ruins of an ancient city. It’s incredibly beautiful and a must-see during your trip.

What are your favorite tourist attractions in Guatemala?


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