3 | Yarborough Cemetary
Used between the years of 1787 and 1896, the Yarborough Cemetary was the first cemetery in British Honduras. Though it began as a burial site for Anglican Church Members, it soon became open to the general public, and soon after that was filled to capacity.
Situated in downtown Belize City, this historical site is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina.
4 | Princess Casino
Try your luck at one of the largest and most popular casinos in all of Belize, Princess Casino at the Princess Hotel. You will find plenty of games and entertainment here to keep your attention, including show girls and a complimentary buffet after midnight.
Go north for one and a quarter miles (a kilometer and a half) from Yarborough Cemetary to find this casino, which is located within Princess Hotel & Casino Belize City.
5 | Swing Bridge
Located in downtown Belize City, the Swing Bridge, circa 1922, is the oldest swing bridge in Central America and the only remaining manually operated swing bridge in the world.
Situated near the heart of downtown Belize City, this historical site is less than a mile (a kilometer and a half) south of Princess Casino.
6 | Government House/House of Culture
Set in Belize City, the Government House, also known as the House of Culture, served as the seat of government for over 150 years as well as the private residence for numerous notable names. With so much history housed in one spot, it only makes sense that it would now serve as a social and cultural center.
This museum is situated on Regent Street, and is just 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Swing Bridge.
7 | Maritime Museum
As a country set along the Caribbean Sea, it is easy to gleam how important the sea is to the people of Belize. The Maritime Museum deconstructs the relationship between the two entities, through exhibits that feature numerous historical artifacts as well as photographs and models.
Make your way north for a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) from Government House/House of Culture to get to this museum.
8 | Belize Supreme Court
The building that stands as the Belize Supreme Court building today was built in 1926 and is the third incarnation of the facility. The first two burnt to the ground, first in 1820,, then again in 1918.
Situated on the premises of Supreme Court of Belize, this historical site is located a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Maritime Museum.
9 | Museum of Belize
Once a prison, in 2002, this expansive property was converted into a museum of cultural importance, the Museum of Belize. More than a cultural museum, however, this spot serves as a center for local children to learn and grow, as it also shares the country's history with visitors.
Head northeast for a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Supreme Court Building to reach this museum.
10 | Memorial Park
Vacationers will find this park near the center of downtown Belize City, only 0.3 miles (0.4 km) from Museum of Belize.
11 | Baron Bliss Memorial
This light hosue serves as a memorial to who some consider to be Belize's greatest benefactor, Baron Bliss. Oddly, Baron Bliss never actually visited the mainland of Belize, but rather spent the last years of his life in a yacht fishing off the coast. When he died, as per his will, his massive fortune was donated to Belize, under the condition that he would be buried by a lighthouse.
This historical site is on Fort Street, and is a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Memorial Park.