In general, the Fort George Area, a peninsula ringed by Marine Parade Boulevard and Fort Street, is one of the most pleasant in Belize City  (especially on days when it is not flooded with thousands of cruise ship passengers and their entourages of taxi drivers and would-be tour guides).
Meander the neighborhood and you’ll pass some impressive homes and buildings, including a few charming old guesthouses. The Baron Bliss Memorial and Fort George Lighthouse stand guard over it all.
The sea breeze can be pleasant, and you can glimpse cayes and ships offshore. Once you round the point, the road becomes Marine Parade and runs past the modern Radisson Fort George Hotel and Memorial Park, a grassy salute to the 40 Belizeans who lost their lives in World War I.
The old U.S. Embassy sits at the end of the block on the right; the house was built in New England, dismantled, and transported to Belize as ship’s ballast. It was reconstructed in 1840 and served as the U.S. Embassy until 2006, when operations were moved to Belmopan .
From the Radisson Fort George dock, you’ll get a good view of the harbor. Originally this was Fort George Island; the strait separating the island from the mainland (the site of today’s Memorial Park) was filled in during the early 1920s.