We made a short stop in Copan in route from the bay islands to Antigua, Guatemala and found a great little town and well-kept ruins. Entrance fee is $15 USD.
The ruins are most important for their hieroglyphics, it was here that the abundance of intact symbols were use to translate the Mayan language.
Several tall pyramids give great views of the site.
At the entrance to the park live a bunch of beautiful and talking Macaws living wild. It was a nice unexpected bonus to find on our trip to the ruins.