31 days in Central America, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

31 days in Central America, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

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Panama City, Panama
— 5 nights
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Cartagena, Colombia
— 5 nights
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Barranquilla, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Oranjestad, Aruba
— 6 nights
Fly
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Willemstad, Curacao
— 6 nights
Fly
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Caracas, Venezuela
— 5 nights

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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.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Panama Canal, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, wander the streets of Cinta Costera, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park.

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

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport, Tocumen International Airport and Panama Pacific International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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Cartagena, Colombia

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Cartagena is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, steep yourself in history at Plaza Santo Domingo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cartagena trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Panama City to Cartagena in 5.5 hours. August in Cartagena sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Barranquilla.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Barranquilla, Colombia

Golden Gate of Colombia

An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll around Parque de la Castellana, then let the kids burn off some steam at Parque de Villa Santos, and then look for gifts at Todomono. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Monumento Ventana Al Mundo and then browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Buenavista.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barranquilla trip itinerary site.

Drive from Cartagena to Barranquilla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Barranquilla can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Oranjestad.

Things to do in Barranquilla

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

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Oranjestad, Aruba

When vacationing on Aruba, don't miss taking a tour of Oranjestad, the capital of the small Caribbean island.
Step out of Oranjestad to go to San Nicolas and see Baby Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Eagle Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations, explore the striking landscape of Arikok National Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oranjestad trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barranquilla to Oranjestad. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barranquilla to Oranjestad due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Willemstad.

Things to do in Oranjestad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Willemstad, Curacao

Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Willemstad: Museo di Ka'i Orgel (in Barber) and Church of Sint Willibrordus (in Sint Willibrordus). There's much more to do: take in the views from Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge, kick back and relax at Playa Lagun, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mambo Beach, and examine the collection at Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Willemstad online vacation planner.

You can fly from Oranjestad to Willemstad in 4.5 hours. In August in Willemstad, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Willemstad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Caracas, Venezuela

Heaven's Branch on Earth

Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
Change things up with a short trip to Playa Caribe in Chuspa (about 2h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Parque Nacional el Avila, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, stroll around Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park, and make a trip to Centro de Arte Los Galpones.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Caracas itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Willemstad to Caracas takes 4 hours.

Things to do in Caracas

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip