Small, crowded and struggling to attain a bit of prosperity, Belize City is undergoing improvements and does have some sights of historic interest—enough to merit a day's tour.
Some old frame houses on stilts are being fixed up, and several Victorian mansions have been converted into small inns with restaurants. Even so, Belize's biggest city has a long way to go before it will be considered charming. If you're doing more than passing through, expect to encounter a town that's rough around th... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2018 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.