Tabasco is a state in Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the west, Chiapas to the south, and Campeche to the north-east. To the east Tabasco borders with the Peten department of Guatemala, and to the north with the Bay of Campeche (part of the Gulf of Mexico). Tabasco is in the northern half of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
Tourist attractions include, along with many others, the Olmec ruins of La Venta, and the Mayan ruins of Comalcalco.
Comalcalco is the most westward city of the Mayan area. It is differentiated from other Mayan sites by its use of brick as a substitute for stone.
La Venta is located on an island, in a sea level coastal swamp, near the Tonala River, about 18 miles inland from the Gulf. The main part of the site is a linear complex of clay constructions
Pomona is a site that dates from the Early Classic (500 - 800 C.E.), and it lies in the valley of the Usumacinta River as it jogs into the state of Tabasco.