Belize City

The marina in Belize City, Belize.

Photo by: darcym , Creative Commons

The city of Belize is the largest city in Belize and was once the capital of this country before flooding and extensive damage brought about by a hurricane forced the government to move further inland. This city is on a peninsula that protrudes into the Caribbean Sea, which makes it an ideal resort destination for people to visit.

You can get to Belize City by way of their international airport, which is the Philip S. W. Goldson Airport or the BZE. To get to the city center from the airport, you can try and catch one of their airport buses however it is best if you take a taxi instead since these airport buses are not reputed to be very reliable. The international air carriers that fly to Belize City include Continental, Delta, US Air and you can also find regional carriers like Maya, Honduras and Tropic flying to the city as well.

If you are looking for the best places to visit in Belize City, you should try to check out one of the reasons why people go there in the first place and that is the beach. Aside from the beach, you should check out the many parks that can be found in the central part of the city and these include Battlefield Park and Albert Park. If bird watching is your thing, you should check out Bird Island. If museums and history are what you are interested in, you should visit the many museums that are found here which include the Maritime Museum, the Museum of Belize, the Fort George Lighthouse and the Bliss Institute for the Performing Arts.

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