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'''Quintana Roo''' is the easternmost state of [[Mexico]], located on the Yucatán peninsula. It shares borders with the Mexican states of [[Yucatán]] and [[Campeche]] to the west, and with [[Belize]] to the south. Its capital is [[Chetumal]], while the biggest and most important city is [[Cancún]]. Quintana Roo is probably the most touristy state of Mexico. Especially Cancún and [[Playa del Carmen]] on the ''Riviera Maya'' are crowded with foreign tourists and expensive hotels and are probably a hitchhiker's nightmare (although the beaches are nice). However, going further inland you can find beautiful and almost empty places. While still very touristy, the Maya sites of [[Tulum]] and [[Cobá]] are worth visiting.
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'''Quintana Roo''' is the easternmost state of [[Mexico]], located on the Yucatán peninsula. It shares borders with the Mexican states of [[Yucatán]] and [[Campeche]] to the west, and with [[Belize]] to the south. Its capital is [[Chetumal]], while the biggest and most important city is [[Cancún]]. Quintana Roo is probably the most touristy state of Mexico. Especially Cancún and [[Playa del Carmen]] on the ''Riviera Maya'' are crowded with foreign tourists and expensive hotels. However, going further inland you can find beautiful and almost empty places. While still very touristy, the Maya sites of [[Tulum]], [[Cobá]], and a few more are worth visiting.
  
 
== Border Crossing ==
 
== Border Crossing ==

Revision as of 15:55, 19 October 2012

Quintana Roo
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state
Country: Flag of Mexico Mexico
Population: 1,400,000
Seat: Chetumal
Licence Plate: Quintana Roo
Motorways:


Quintana Roo is the easternmost state of Mexico, located on the Yucatán peninsula. It shares borders with the Mexican states of Yucatán and Campeche to the west, and with Belize to the south. Its capital is Chetumal, while the biggest and most important city is Cancún. Quintana Roo is probably the most touristy state of Mexico. Especially Cancún and Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya are crowded with foreign tourists and expensive hotels. However, going further inland you can find beautiful and almost empty places. While still very touristy, the Maya sites of Tulum, Cobá, and a few more are worth visiting.

Border Crossing

When going to Belize, keep in mind that Mexican officials might charge you for leaving the country.