Traveling is all about feeling inspired, having new experiences and creating meaningful memories. And all of that begins with getting to know your destination! Ready to discover the basics about Guatemala City?
Guatemala City is the national capital city of Guatemala. Additionally, it's about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northwest of San Salvador, a prominent city.
With plenty of things to do in this area of Central Highlands, it's easy to see why 1,000,000 locals choose to call it home.
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Enjoying the true essence of Guatemala City, the heart and capital of Guatemala, starts with booking a place to stay. With 241 properties to take your pick of with Travelocity, finding the perfect base for your next incredible adventure is simple.
Your vacation is here! It's the perfect time to indulge in life's little luxuries. Spend a couple of nights at the Barceló Guatemala City or the Radisson Hotel And Suites Guatemala City and enjoy excellent service and a stylish room.
While you're planning your upcoming Guatemala City vacation, bear in mind that the closest terminal, La Aurora International Airport (GUA), is about 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) to the west of the central area. Book your ticket, fill up your suitcase and prepare to create unforgettable memories!
Forget the hassle of public transportation and overpriced cabs. If you hope to do some serious exploring in Guatemala City, it'd be wise to rent some wheels via Travelocity. We make it so simple that you'll be fine-tuning your driving playlist in next to no time!
If your flight lands at La Aurora International Airport, you can just about rent a ride on the runway. Two good options are Budget and Avis.
Sometimes the best place to rent a car is right in the center of the city. Hertz is a handy outlet located at 7a Ave 14-84 Zona 13 Aurora I. If there isn't anything that you like there, Thrifty Car Rental at La Aurora International Airport is worth looking into.
Plan a visit to Teatro Nacional and delight in watching its gifted actors give it their all.
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Experience a slice of history as you walk around El Obelisco, one of the region's most historic piazzas.
But that's not all.
A prominent local attraction, Torre del Reformador is a reminder of historical events firmly planted in the minds of the local community.
Travel experiences can completely change our perspective on life. So if you feel you've been running in circles lately, get set to throw yourself into some mind-opening adventures.
So you've jam packed your Guatemala City itinerary with a heap of experiences — that's wonderful! If you're trying to organize one more thing, have a look at our suggestions:
If you have a couple of spare days and you're happy to travel 19 miles (31 kilometers), stop by San Miguel Duenas. This happening destination has a world of things to see and do. If you want to spend the whole day in the area, visit Volcan de Agua first. Next head on over to Central Park and Acatenango. Located 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, Concepcion is one more neighboring destination. While you're here, make sure you get to Tecuamburro, Volcán Cruz Quemada and Cascada La Concepcion.
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