San Salvador, the national capital, is situated 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Ahuachapan.
To taste this region in all it's variety, set out to see the natural and cultural sights around Ahuachapan. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Santa Ana, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Acajutla 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north.
While you are staying in Ahuachapan, why don't you spend a few hours exploring San Salvador. Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Catedral Metropolitano, Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeon Canas and David Guzman Anthropology Museum. Museo de Arte de El Salvador, Plaza Merliot and Plaza Geraldo Barrios are just a sample of the other interesting sights here that should be high on everyone's list.
Spirituality is a fascinating element of every community's make-up, so visit El Salvador's churches and other places of worship.
When the weather is fine, enjoy El Salvador's alluring waterways. Stand-up paddle boarding and swimming are just two of the popular ways to get active here.
When your time is up in Ahuachapan, say goodbye the way Salvadoran's do, with a hearty "Adiós."