8 days in Belize Itinerary

8 days in Belize Itinerary

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8 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Hopkins
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
2
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Denver

3
nights
Hopkins

Hopkins ©
Advertised as the "Friendliest Village in Belize," Hopkins remains a small fishing settlement on a stretch of golden coastline that offers plenty of modern amenities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Glover's Reef Marine Reserve. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve. Step out of Hopkins with an excursion to Horseback Riding Tours in Placencia--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: trek along Outback Trails and take in the exciting artwork at Studio Gallery Cayetano.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hopkins online road trip planner .

Denver, USA to Hopkins is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hopkins, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Hopkins

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dangriga, Placencia, Outback Trails
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. Discover out-of-the-way places like Secret Beach Belize and 12 Belize. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and browse the exhibits of Belizean Arts.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Pedro vacation maker website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Hopkins to San Pedro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a shuttle. July in San Pedro sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

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