15 days in Central America Itinerary

15 days in Central America Itinerary

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San Pedro, Belize
— 2 nights
Fly
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Roatan, Honduras
— 4 nights
Fly to San Jose, Taxi to Monteverde
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Drive
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 1 night
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San Salvador, El Salvador
— 1 night
Drive
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Antigua, Guatemala
— 2 nights
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Skydiving. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Shark Ray Alley, and look for gifts at 12 Belize.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro travel route app.

Tampa, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tampa in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 76°F in San Pedro. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Roatan.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

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Roatan, Honduras

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
We've included these beaches for you: Little French Key and Mayan Day Passes. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Roatan Rum Company and Shawn Jackson Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with Infinity Divers Aqua Center, hunt for treasures at Straw Market, stroll through Mayan Eden, and kick back and relax at West Bay Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Roatan trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from San Pedro to Roatan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Roatan can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monteverde.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
On the 18th (Sun), stop by Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Monteverde tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Roatan to Monteverde by combination of flight and taxi takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Fortuna Waterfall and Tabacon Hot Springs. Get some cultural insight at Onirica Art Gallery and Galeria Estudio. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Galeria Aguas Verdes, take in the exciting artwork at Wood & Art Gallery, and take in the natural beauty of Ecotermales Fortuna.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos online trip itinerary planner.

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 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Nature · Parks · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll around Manuel Antonio National Park and then kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Manuel Antonio road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Manuel Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Salvador.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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San Salvador, El Salvador

The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Monseñor Romero Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Ceiba de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, then get a taste of the local shopping with Plaza Futura, then buy something for everyone on your list at El Paseo Mall, and finally stop by Mercado Nacional de Artesanias.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Salvador planner.

Traveling by flight from Manuel Antonio to San Salvador takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in San Salvador can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Antigua.

Things to do in San Salvador

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, then admire the natural beauty at Caoba Farms, and then look for gifts at Casa de Artes.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antigua trip builder app.

Getting from San Salvador to Antigua by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Salvador in April, things will get little chillier in Antigua: highs are around 81°F and lows about 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Antigua

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites