What makes Cancun so popular among travelers is its combination of beautiful beaches, turquoise blue sea, pleasant climate and, perhaps most importantly, excellent air and land connectivity. Cancun has been in the tourism business for so long that it's a well-oiled machine. Known as the gateway to the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is often the first travel experience most Americans have in Mexico. In fact, up to 40% of American travelers choose Mexico for their vacations.
The Cancun Scenic Tower (also known as the Scenic Tower) offers incredible views of the Caribbean coast and of Cancun itself. The city center, also known as Cancun City and Cancun Island, also known as La Zona Hotelera or “Hotel Zone”. One of the most touristic things you can do in Cancun is to take a picture with the colorful Cancun sign.