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If you are traveling to Guatemala by air from Los Angeles, chances are you will fly into La Aurora International Airport (GUA), which serves Guatemala City. Filled with colorful markets and ancient architecture, you will never run short on things to do and see in this vibrant Central American city.
Lake Atitlan can be found nearby, one of the oldest and most beautiful lakes in the world, it’s also one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The lake is surrounded by three volcanoes as well as several indigenous Mayan-populated villages.
The city of Antigua can also be found just a short 45 minute drive away from Guatemala by rental car. Antigua is the former colonial capital of Guatemala and is known for its well-preserved Spanish buildings. The city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
To catch a glimpse of one of Guatemala's vast Pre-Columbian cities, take a road trip to Tikal. Those who love cultural markets will not want to miss the Chichicastenango. Visitors will also find modern shopping centers like Pradera Concepción, the country's largest.
The flight time between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and GUA is approximately five hours. Onward travel destinations from Guatemala City include other Latin American countries such as Mexico, Belize and Costa Rica.