60 days in Central America & Bahamas Itinerary

60 days in Central America & Bahamas Itinerary

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San Pedro, Belize
— 6 nights
Fly to Belmopan, Drive to Tikal National Park
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive
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Hopkins, Belize
— 2 nights
Drive to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Fly to Roatan
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Roatan, Honduras
— 7 nights
Fly
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San Salvador, El Salvador
— 6 nights
Fly
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Drive
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 7 nights
Drive
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Drive to Changuinola, Fly to Panama City
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Panama City, Panama
— 5 nights
Fly
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 5 nights
Taxi to Nassau, Fly to Tulsa

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San Pedro, Belize

— 6 nights
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Bring the kids along to Belize Diving Services and Secret Beach Belize. Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and get outside with 4 You Golf Cart Rentals.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro trip itinerary maker tool.

Tulsa, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Tulsa in November: high temperatures in San Pedro hover around 84°F and lows are around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Tikal National Park, Guatemala

— 1 night
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tikal.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tikal National Park attractions planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Pedro to Tikal National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hopkins.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Historic Sites
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Hopkins, Belize

— 2 nights
Advertised as the "Friendliest Village in Belize," Hopkins remains a small fishing settlement on a stretch of golden coastline that offers plenty of modern amenities.
On the 24th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Golden Gifts and then explore the gorgeous colors at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then hike along Outback Trails.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hopkins journey planner.

You can drive from Tikal National Park to Hopkins in 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Hopkins are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Roatan.

Things to do in Hopkins

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Roatan, Honduras

— 7 nights
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Family-friendly places like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Diamonds International will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Manawakie Park, tee off at The Black Pearl Golf Course, get outside with Sunyata Charters, and kick back and relax at West Bay Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Roatan trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hopkins to Roatan. November in Roatan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Salvador.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

San Salvador, El Salvador

— 6 nights
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Kids will enjoy Cinquera Rain Forest Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting San Salvador side-trips: Playa El Tunco (in El Tunco), Santa Ana (Izalco Volcano & Santa Ana Volcano) and Lake Coatepeque (in Coatepeque). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia El Rosario, examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman, appreciate the history behind The Monunment of Memory and truth, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Salvador trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Roatan to San Salvador takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Salvador when traveling from Roatan in December, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in San Salvador

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

— 4 nights
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Bring the kids along to Playa Manuel Antonio and Off-Road Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manuel Antonio: Jaco (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Horseback Riding Tours, &more). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Jungle Avenue.

To find out how to plan a trip to Manuel Antonio, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from San Salvador to Manuel Antonio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Monteverde, Costa Rica

— 4 nights
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zipline and El Trapiche Tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, look for gifts at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Ecological Sanctuary, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monteverde holiday site.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to Monteverde in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

— 7 nights
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.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

— 4 nights

Walaba

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel.
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Playa Puerto Viejo. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Cahuita National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarantulas Way.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Viejo de Talamanca itinerary planner.

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Panama City, Panama

— 5 nights

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 Panama Canal and Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Panama City: Portobelo (Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, explore the striking landscape of Soberania National Park, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, and wander the streets of Cinta Costera.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Panama City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Panama City is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Panama City are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Nassau.

Things to do in Panama City

Museums · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nassau, Bahamas

— 5 nights
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Attractions like Cable Beach and Cabbage Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Blue Lagoon Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Arawak Cay, contemplate the long history of Queen's Staircase, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

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You can fly from Panama City to Nassau in 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Panama City in January: high temperatures in Nassau hover around 80°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Harbour Island, Bahamas

— 3 nights
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Kids will enjoy Pink Sands Beach and Dermalogica Spa Harbour Island. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with ​Eleuthera Sailing Adventures, look for gifts at A and A Hidden Treasures, view the masterpieces at Princess Street Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Dunmore Town.

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You can ride a ferry from Nassau to Harbour Island in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors · Shopping · Tours · Wildlife

Paradise Island, Bahamas

— 5 nights
Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Bring the kids along to Marine Habitat at Atlantis and Paradise Island Golf Club. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Ocean Club Golf Course, try out the rides at Waterscape, take in nature's colorful creations at The Cloister, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paradise Island itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Harbour Island to Paradise Island in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Golf

Bahamas travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.