50 Reasons to Visit Guam

Guam is a U.S. island territory in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by its tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte stones. Tumon Bay is a hub with bars, shops and an aquarium. Beaches include Ritidian Point, part of a wildlife refuge, and storied Two Lovers Point. Here are 50 reasons to visit Guam.

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    Chamorro food

    Chamorro food features tortillas, tamales, atole and chilaquiles. Locals especially crave Finadene and Chicken Kelaguen, which features lemon, chile peppers and coconut shavings.

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    For the Romance - Two Lovers' Point

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    Perhaps the island's most famous landmark is Two Lovers' Point, a dramatic and steep cliffside overlooking the Philippine Sea.

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    Paradise for the divers

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    Diving here and seeing those amazing reefs will make you fall in love in Guam at first sight.

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    It’s the ultimate shopping destination!

    Guam is duty-free.

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    Affordable accommodations

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    There are different accommodation options available for you in Guam depending on your preference or budget.

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    The sunsets are incredible

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    Guam’s Rich History

    The U.S. territory enjoys the culture of the Chamorro people, but with heavy Spanish, Japanese, and American influences. It was first colonized by Spain in the seventeenth century, was occupied by Japan for two years during World War II, and is home today to a relatively large U.S. military presence.

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    Hike to Pagat caves, Sigua Falls, Marble cave, and Cetti Bay.

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    The island is just big enough that the US military presence in the north is not felt elsewhere, but small enough that a drive around the southern tip can be done in 40 minutes without stopping.

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    A head start

    Guam is "where America's Day begins" -- quite literally. With it's own timezone (Chamorro Standard Time), Guam wakes up 14 or 15 hours ahead of the Eastern Time Zone, depending on Daylight Saving Time.

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    Guam, is the new exotic destination for America.

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    The Music

    With such a laid-back lifestyle, it's easy to stumble upon great live music at the beach, the bars or the ubiquitous barbecues.

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    Ritidian Point

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    Ritidian Point is the northernmost point of the island of Guam. It is owned by the US Fish and Wildlife Service which administers the area as part of the Guam National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Cocos Island

    Cocos Island is an island 1 mile off the southern tip of Guam, located within the Merizo Barrier Reef, part of the municipality of Merizo.

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    Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica

    Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica is a structure located on the site where the first Catholic church on the United States territory of Guam was constructed in 1669 under the guidance of Padre San Vitores.

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    Mount Lamlam

    It is located near the village of Agat, in the southwest of the island. Rising to 406 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in Guam.

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    Chief Quipuha Park

    Chief Quipuha Park is located on the Paseo de Susana peninsula, in the north of the city of Agana.

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    Chamorro Village

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    Mahlac Pictograph Cave

    The Mahlac Pictograph Cave is a rock art site on the island of Guam. It is located high in the southern mountains of the island, and contains more than 40 images, rendered in paints that are white, red, brown, and black.

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    Latte of Freedom

    The Latte of Freedom monument invites guest to look and learn about culture in the local area and across the island.

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    UnderWater World Guam

    UnderWater World Guam is one of the longest tunnel-aquariums in the world. The aquarium opened in 1999 and has more than 2,000 animals representing more than 80 different species.

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    To enjoy brunch with a view!

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    To Jet Ski while the Sun sets

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    To enjoy fresh coconuts on the warm clear beaches

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    Ko'ko Road Race

    The Guam Ko'ko Road Race was created to generate interest to the plight of the Koko bird, whose numbers have dwindled down and is feared to be reaching extinction.

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    To enjoy Para-Sailing

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    To lay around in the cabanas by the beach

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    To enjoy the fun nights out with the people of Guam

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    To watch a Polynesian dinner show

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    To meet the UNO Models

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    Coconut Crabs

    Pet a coconut crab at Chamorro Village.

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    Gun Beach

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    Sling Shot Ride

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    Fai Fai Beach

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    Touch Ship Wrecks from the two world wars

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    Guam Pacific War Museum

    The Pacific War Museum is on Guam. It contains exhibits related to the military in the Pacific theater of World War II with a focus on the U.S. Marines. Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran John Gerber established the museum.

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    Coco Palm Garden Beach

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    Sandcastle Guam

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    A Vegas Show in Guam

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    Pacific National Historical Park

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    Piti Bomb Holes Preserve

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    Alpat Island

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    South Pacific Memorial Park

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    Tarzan Falls

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    Matapang Beach

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    Hamamoto Tropical Fruit World

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    Guam International Raceway

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    Tanguisson Beach

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    Isla Center for the Arts

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    Horses of Sleepy Meadows Ranch Yigo

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    Fort Apugan

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