60 days in Caribbean, United States, Central America, South America & Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Caribbean, United States, Central America, South America & Mexico Itinerary

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Train to London Euston, Train to London Gatwick, Fly to Punta Cana
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Santo Domingo, Fly to Port-au-Prince
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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
— 1 night
Fly
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Miami, United States
— 6 nights
Fly
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Havana, Cuba
— 5 nights
Fly
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Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
— 3 nights
Train to Cacocum, Fly to Montego Bay
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 3 nights
Fly
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Panama City, Panama
— 3 nights
Fly
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Medellin, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Drive
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
— 1 night
Fly
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Roatan, Honduras
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 4 nights
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

— 4 nights
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Altos de Chavon. Go for a jaunt from Punta Cana to Bayahibe to see Public Beach Playa Dominicus about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Hoyo Azul and kick back and relax at Bavaro Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Punta Cana travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Punta Cana is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Manchester in June, things will get warmer in Punta Cana: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port-au-Prince.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

— 1 night
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
On the 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral Ruins, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte Anne Church, and finally examine the collection at The Bureau of Ethnology.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port-au-Prince vacation builder tool.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Punta Cana to Port-au-Prince takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Punta Cana in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Port-au-Prince, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Port-au-Prince

Historic Sites · Museums

Nassau, Bahamas

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Queen's Staircase and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Cable Beach and Cabbage Beach. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Ocean Club Golf Course, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nassau trip planner.

You can fly from Port-au-Prince to Nassau in 4 hours. Traveling from Port-au-Prince in June, plan for little chillier nights in Nassau, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Miami, United States

— 6 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Relax by the water at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Explore hidden gems such as Shark Valley Visitor Center and Loggerhead Marinelife Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (in Boca Raton), Busch Wildlife Sanctuary (in Jupiter) and Key Largo (Spiegel Grove & Molasses Reef). There's lots more to do: stroll through Las Olas Beach, kick back and relax at Bal Harbor Beach, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami tour planner.

Getting from Nassau to Miami by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daytime highs in Miami are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Havana, Cuba

— 5 nights

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Get some historical perspective at El Morro and San Severino Castle. Get outdoors at Sirena Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Havana: Playa de Jibacoa (in Santa Cruz del Norte), Varadero (Cueva de Saturno & Coral Beach - Playa Coral) and Sea Turtle Hatchery (in Cayo Largo). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playas de Este, steep yourself in history at Plaza de San Francisco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cardenas Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Havana online tour planner.

Getting from Miami to Havana by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Miami in June since evenings lows in Havana dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Havana

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

— 3 nights
Santiago de Cuba has taken almost as much influence from Haiti and the Dominican Republic as it has from Havana, distilling a concoction of cultures to create a city with a distinct identity.
Visit Cementerio Santa Ifigenia and Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Cobre Basilica and Basilica de la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Cuba: Guayabo Falls (in Holguin) and Salto del Guayabo (in Julio Antonio Mella). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Comandancia de la plata, steep yourself in history at Moncada Barracks, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Lucha Clandestina, and visit a coastal fixture at Faro del Morro.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Cuba online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Havana to Santiago de Cuba takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Santiago de Cuba, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Montego Bay, Jamaica

— 3 nights
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bloody Bay. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Negril Cliffs and Rose Hall Great House. Venture out of the city with trips to Seven Mile Beach (in Negril) and Original Mayfield Falls (in Pennycooke).

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Montego Bay trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Santiago de Cuba to Montego Bay takes 8 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Panama City, Panama

— 3 nights

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Avenida Balboa and Iglesia de San Pedro. Visiting Soberania National Park and Metropolitan National Park will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, make a trip to Panama Canal, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Panama City online visit planner.

Getting from Montego Bay to Panama City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Panama City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Medellin, Colombia

— 3 nights

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Arvi and Off-Road Tours. Parroquia Sta Ana Santuario de Maria Auxiliadora .Sabaneta and Cementerio Jardines Montesacro will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along Laguna de Guatape, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia.

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You can fly from Panama City to Medellin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Panama City in June; daily highs in Medellin reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Bogota, Colombia

— 3 nights

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira and Ciclovia de Bogota. Popular historic sites such as Bolivar Square and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores are in your itinerary. Take a break from Bogota with a short trip to Laguna de Guatavita in Tierra Negra, about 1h 25 min away. It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis and walk around Parque Metropolitano Simon Bolivar.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bogota online journey planner.

You can fly from Medellin to Bogota in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Bogota is slightly colder than Medellin - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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.
Visit Playa Manuel Antonio and Playa Biesanz for some beach relaxation. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Zipline will get you outdoors. Take a break from Manuel Antonio with a short trip to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Jaco, about 1h 25 min away. It doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Manuel Antonio driving holiday planning site.

Fly from Bogota to Manuel Antonio in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Proyecto Asis. Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and La Fortuna Waterfall. There's more to do: soothe aching muscles at Tabacon Hot Springs and contemplate the geological forces at Arenal Volcano.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos day trip planning site.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Juan del Sur.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

— 1 night
Set in a crescent-shaped bay, San Juan del Sur has become known as a popular surfing spot and coastal holiday destination for Nicaraguan families and international visitors alike.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa el Coco and then kick back and relax at La Flor Beach Natural Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Juan del Sur online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to San Juan del Sur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Roatan.

Things to do in San Juan del Sur

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Roatan, Honduras

— 3 nights
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Little French Key and Zipline. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at West Bay Beach and Palm Beach Roatan. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Tabyana Beach, have unforgettable encounters with Blue Island Divers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayan Eden, and stop by Diamonds International.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Roatan planning app.

You can fly from San Juan del Sur to Roatan in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

San Pedro, Belize

— 3 nights
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Skydiving. Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Ray Alley and Spas. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour and see the vivid underwater world at Mexico Rocks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Pedro online visit planner.

You can fly from Roatan to San Pedro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

— 4 nights
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Off-Road Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from the city and head to Palancar Reef and Gran Cenote. Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Tulum (Casa Cenote, Tulum Tower, &more), Columbia Reef (in Cozumel) and Aktun Chen (in Akumal). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Cenote Chaak Tun.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Getting from San Pedro to Playa del Carmen by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Pedro in July, Playa del Carmen is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

New Orleans, United States

— 5 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some historical perspective at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and St. Louis Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Vacherie (St. Joseph Plantation & Oak Alley Plantation), Baton Rouge (USS Kidd, Mike the Tiger's Habitat, &more) and Olde Towne Slidell Main Street (in Slidell). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, stop by Garden District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

Discover how to plan a New Orleans trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Playa del Carmen to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Playa del Carmen in July, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 31°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Dominican Republic travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Islands · Zipline
Sharing the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, friendly Dominican Republic offers two distinct coastlines, one bathed by the Caribbean Sea and the other by the Atlantic Ocean. Nearly 1,600 km (1,000 mi) of palm-shaded beaches figure highly on most Dominican Republic itineraries, allowing visitors to design their vacation around a range of water-based activities. The sun-kissed country benefits from pleasant temperatures throughout the year, so it's no surprise that holidays in Dominican Republic remain a popular choice for visitors from distant and colder corners of the world. A big producer of coffee, cocoa, rum, sugarcane, and tobacco, the country provides a vibrant cultural experience in multicultural cities and quaint countryside.

Bahamas travel guide

3.6
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.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Jamaica travel guide

4.1
Waterfalls · Beaches · Nightlife
The third most populous English-speaking country in the Americas, Jamaica remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, with the British monarch its official head of state. Jamaica tourism thrives thanks to the island nation's reputation for natural beauty, outstanding cuisine, and lively music scene. The country's landscape is as diverse as its population, its tropical climate supporting varied ecosystems that include everything from savannahs to rugged mountain slopes. For most visitors, a holiday in Jamaica is a largely outdoor affair, with hiking, fishing, golfing, camping, snorkeling, horseback riding, and kite surfing among the most popular things to do.

Panama travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Shopping Malls
With a lively banking sector and a booming tourism industry, Panama remains one of the most powerful nations in the Americas, though it's also one of the smallest by land area. The country boasts coastlines on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, so it's not surprising most Panama holidays include some form of seaside entertainment. With outstanding beaches all over the country, it's easy to find an ideal spot to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, sail, or simply kick back on the sand with a few cold drinks. The country's best-known landmark and one of the world's most significant shipping routes, Panama Canal tops most tourist itineraries--many choose to see this engineering wonder by traveling the length of it by train.

Costa Rica travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Zipline
Tiny in terms of land area, Costa Rica is astoundingly diverse when it comes to culture and natural attractions. In a country called "Rich Coast", it's no surprise most Costa Rica vacations dedicate at least a few days to picturesque Pacific and Caribbean beaches, ideal for water sports and relaxation. Few small countries offer such a range of landscapes, allowing tourists to observe towering volcanoes while soaking away their worries in a hot spring, or hike into dense rainforests in the morning and surf at a modern resort in the afternoon. A trip to Costa Rica also lets you discover pristine national parks, ensuring plenty of chances to view wildlife from the comfort of eco-friendly lodges packed with amenities even ardent nature lovers secretly desire.

Nicaragua travel guide

4.2
Churches · Volcanos · Specialty Museums
Still emerging as a major tourist destination, Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, entices travelers with its rich history and remarkable natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. A holiday in Nicaragua allows you to explore a vibrant culture, scenic beaches, and plenty of spots off the beaten path. Majestic volcanoes, lakes, and forests offer numerous chances for exploration and exciting adventures, while major cities boast splendid colonial architecture. With access to coastlines on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, a vacation in Nicaragua appeals to those looking for thrilling surfing experiences, dramatic views, or a chance to spread out on a deserted tropical beach.

Honduras travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
A vacation in Honduras can be an affordable and exciting addition to your Central American itinerary. Often undeservedly overlooked because of the high crime rate in a few of its cities, the country boasts pristine natural wonders, a rich history, and a vibrant atmosphere. From the vivacious Afro-Caribbean culture of the north shore, to the vast mountains and cloud forests of its national parks, Honduras has a lot to offer to the adventurous tourist. Visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Copan, diving on Bay Islands, and admiring the colonial architecture in the capital remain just some of the things to do in Honduras.

Belize travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · River Rafting & Tubing · Reefs
Belize boasts a long coastline along the Caribbean Sea and serves as one of the world's top destinations for snorkeling and scuba diving. In a country providing a home for many different ethnic communities, a holiday in Belize ensures visitors experience a blend of cultures sharing a small land endowed with grand natural beauty. As you tour Belize, you'll see dense broadleaf forests sheltering a staggering variety of birds, ancient Maya ruins providing a palpable history lesson, and tiny coastal villages making up in hospitality what they lack in tourist infrastructure. Still relatively unexplored by foreigners, the country offers travelers a chance to experience pristine scenery free of big crowds and pushy souvenir vendors.

Mexico travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.