15 days in Central America Itinerary

15 days in Central America Itinerary

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Antigua, Guatemala
— 2 nights
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San Pedro, Belize
— 4 nights
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Panama City, Panama
— 4 nights
Fly to Liberia, Shuttle to Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
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Antigua, Guatemala

The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stop by Casa de Artes, look for gifts at Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales, explore the ancient world of Convento de las Capuchinas, then explore the world behind art at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, and finally look for gifts at La Casa del Algodon. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Mercado Central, browse the different shops at Paseo Cayala, and then take a stroll through Zona Viva.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Antigua route app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Antigua is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in June, with highs in Antigua at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Antigua

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Get a sense of the local culture at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro. For shopping fun, head to 12 Belize or Toucan Gift Stores. There's still lots to do: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stop by The Rum, Cigar and Coffee House, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Pedro online vacation planner.

You can fly from Antigua to San Pedro in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Antigua in June, expect San Pedro to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Panama City, Panama

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Family-friendly places like Casco Viejo and Albrook Mall will thrill your kids. Get some historical perspective at Avenida Balboa and Iglesia de San José. The adventure continues: make a trip to Panama Canal, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Francia, buy something for everyone on your list at Multiplaza Pacific, and hunt for treasures at Mercado de Mariscos.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Panama City trip planner.

Fly from San Pedro to Panama City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro to Panama City. In June in Panama City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Tabacon Hot Springs and then trek along Natura Eco Park Costa Rica. Keep things going the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then stroll through La Fortuna Waterfall, and then stop by Souvenir Leo.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our La Fortuna de San Carlos vacation planner.

Getting from Panama City to La Fortuna de San Carlos by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Panama City to La Fortuna de San Carlos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors
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