|With 37 volcanoes, 23 separate languages, 19 different ecosystems and countless Mayan and Colonial ruins, it is no surprise that Guatemala - a country no bigger than Tennessee - is mentioned four times in the #1 Bestseller, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.
Antigua, Guatemala's most beautiful and historic city, is rapidly becoming a favorite destination for GLBT travelers because it is like having a little bit of Europe, just south of the border, but at a fraction of the cost. Also, with daily direct flights from New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Atlanta and Dallas, Guatemala is easy to get to and in less time than it takes to fly to Europe or Hawaii.
About Antigua: Nestled between three dramatic volcanoes in Central America, Antigua, Guatemala is one of the world's oldest and most beautiful colonial cities. This majestic, 400 year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most visited city in Central America and its popularity only continues to grow as recently underscored by its winning "TOP City" at the recent Wanderlust's 2009 Travel Awards, beating out more than 600 other popular world destinations.
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