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Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is located three miles southwest of Des Moines, Iowa in Polk County. The terminal and all parking lots can be accessed via Fleur Drive, and one of the easiest ways to get on Fleur Drive is via the exit on Iowa Highway 5.
Flights from DSM to Cancun International Airport (CUN)generally require one stop, so typical flight times are anywhere from six to 17 hours. You can reach Cancun in less than 20 minutes by going north on Highway 307. Public buses to downtown leave every hour from Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.
Cancun has several points of interest that appeal to the whole family. These include the ruins of Coba and Chichen Itza, the Cancun Underwater Museum, Xel-Ha Park, Xcaret Park and the natural wonders of Isla Contoy. Diving, boating excursions, golf and fishing are also quite popular.
Cancun boasts pleasant weather year-round, so anytime is a great time to visit. High temperatures rarely average above 90 degrees and even the lows remain in the 70s. May and June are the hottest months due to the high humidity and the area is prone to hurricanes. Travelers often stay at one of the beachfront resort hotels.