9 days in Central America Itinerary

9 days in Central America Itinerary

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San Pedro, Belize
— 2 nights
2
Panama City, Panama
— 2 nights
3
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 2 nights

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nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
On the 27th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by 12 Belize, and then look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More and then see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Pedro route website.

Baltimore, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Baltimore to San Pedro is minus 1 hour. In December, San Pedro is much warmer than Baltimore - with highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More ©
Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More

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nights
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to Avenida Balboa. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, and then get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Panama City online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro to Panama City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro to Panama City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama ©
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama

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nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
On the 1st (Tue), surround yourself with nature on Ecocentro Danaus and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of La Fortuna Waterfall, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Panama City to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City to La Fortuna de San Carlos is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Nature · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall

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