The Canal and Central Panama Travel Guide
Plan Your The Canal and Central Panama Vacation
The Panama Canal bisects the country just to the west of Panama City, which enjoys excellent views of the monumental waterway. Between the canal and the rain forest that covers its islands, banks, and adjacent national parks, there is enough to see and do to fill several days.
The accommodations in Central Panama range from big resorts to colorful bungalows in stunning natural surroundings. The... read more
Though Central Panama's restaurant selection is neither as impressive nor as varied as Panama City's, the region has some... read more
Things To Do in The Canal and Central Panama
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
The Panama Canal: History, technology, and nature combine like nowhere else in the world at the Panama Canal. The most popular... Read more
Nearly all Panama's history took place here in Central Panama, where the country is a mere 50 miles across. This was a vital link between... Read more
Nearly a century after its completion, the Panama Canal remains an impressive feat of engineering. It took the U.S. government more than a... Read more
An almost continuous belt of forest stretches between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in Central Panama, where separate swaths of... Read more
The harpy eagle, Panama's national bird, is an impressive creature, with a beak the size of a jackknife, talons as long as a grizzly... Read more
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