Check with your pediatrician if any vaccines are needed for this destination. Make sure to have all your medicines up to date and plenty of refills since you are traveling internationally. Visas are not required for U.S. citizens traveling to México.
Knowing Spanish is a plus, but Cancún is very touristy and most people will be able to speak English as well.
This was a scheduled tour that lasted all day. Pick up was around 7:00 a.m. and we returned to the hotel around 8:00 p.m.
April is a nice time to visit and to have a break from the northern cold, it also coincided with spring break. First week of April was perfect, sunny weather all week with temperatures ranging from high 70s to low 80s Fahrenheit.
Even though this excursion was a bit expensive, with the currency exchange, México is a relatively cheap destination. Most of the things that we did or bought did not cost much in U.S. dollars.