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Getting to Cancun from New York City is as simple as taking the subway to your nearest AirTran stop and getting off at your terminal at John F. Kennedy airport (JFK). Once you disembark from your four hour flight, climb on one of the affordable hotel shuttles, which will take you right to your hotel or resort. Visitors to Cancun can enjoy the city's hospitality on beaches or in bars, or you could explore the vibrant history and culture of the Yucatan peninsula.
Taxis are to be found everywhere on the streets of Cancun, and while you're within the hotel zone, you won't have trouble finding your way around. Cancun is famous for its sugar-white beaches such as Aquamarina, warm, turquoise water and vivacious party scene. City buses and shuttles can help you get to famous local destinations like the Mayan pyramids at Chichen Itza and Coza. The Cancun Underwater Museum, or MUSA, is an unparalleled underwater sculpture gallery where scuba diving is necessary.
Fewer businesses in Cancun now accept USD, so you should get your money changed while you're at Cancun International Airport (CUN). Peak season in Cancun runs from December to April, when the weather's nice and crowds are smaller. In late summer, hotel rates will be lower and temperatures will become much warmer.