34 days in United States, Caribbean, Mexico & Central America Itinerary

34 days in United States, Caribbean, Mexico & Central America Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Miami, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Havana, Cuba
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Cancun, Mexico
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
San Pedro, Belize
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
San Jose, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
6
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Panama City, Panama
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Miami, United States

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Pondhawk Natural Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, then identify plant and animal life at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, and finally see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Miami trip planner.

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from London to Miami, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Miami is much hotter than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Key Largo, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Pondhawk Natural Area, Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Get outdoors at Playa Paraiso and Sea Turtle Hatchery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Finca Vigía and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Havana to go to Cayo Largo and see Punta Mal Tiempo, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales, don't miss a visit to Malecón of Havana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de las Telecomunicaciones de la Habana "ETECSA".

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Miami to Havana by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cayo Largo
Highlights from your plan
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales ©
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Cancun, Mexico

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Get some cultural insight at Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado and Convent of San Bernardino of Siena. Popular historic sites such as Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá and Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Cancun side-trips: Cenote Santa Cruz (in Akumal), Xpu-ha Beach (in Puerto Aventuras) and Puerto Morelos (Nature & Wildlife Tours, National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mayan Museum of Cancun, delve into the distant past at Scorpion’s Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cancun driving holiday planner.

Fly from Havana to Cancun in 4 hours. Traveling from Havana in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cancun, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Puerto Morelos, Cenote Santa Cruz, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xpu-ha Beach, Convent of San Bernardino of Siena
Highlights from your plan
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz

5
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
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 Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. Get a sense of the local culture at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Pedro: Caye Caulker (Fishing Charters & Tours, Turneffe Reef, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark Ray Alley, get interesting insight from Tours, look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, and kick back and relax at Secret Beach Belize.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro trip planner.

Getting from Cancun to San Pedro by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in San Pedro are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose ©
A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teatro Nacional Costa Rica and Poas Volcano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles and Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana). Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: Ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion (in Ujarras), Toucan Rescue Ranch (in San Isidro) and Ruins of the Church of Carthage (in Cartago). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Top Travel Costa Rica, hike along Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, view the masterpieces at Galeria Namu, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia La Soledad.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Pedro to San Jose takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in San Jose when traveling from San Pedro in March, with lows around 21°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Santa Teresa.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cartago, Ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion, Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi ), Poas Volcano, Toucan Rescue Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Top Travel Costa Rica ©
Top Travel Costa Rica
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles ©

1
night
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Santa Teresa ©
A coastal getaway popular with surfers and young travelers, Santa Teresa spreads out from the beach and the main coastal road to a ring of newer developments on the surrounding hills.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Santa Teresa, view the masterpieces at Bri'ah Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Carmen, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Sun Rescue Center.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Teresa trip planner.

Getting from San Jose to Santa Teresa by combination of bus and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Santa Teresa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Wild Sun Rescue Center
Highlights from your plan
Playa Santa Teresa ©
Playa Santa Teresa
Playa Carmen ©
Playa Carmen
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
On the 26th (Thu), stroll through Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then kick back and relax at Playa Dantita.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Playas del Coco driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Teresa to Playas del Coco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Playa Dantita, Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands ©
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iglesia de San José and El Arco Chato. Get outdoors at Soberania National Park and Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion. Get out of town with these interesting Panama City side-trips: El Palmar Beach (in San Carlos), Panama Rainforest Discovery Center (in Gamboa) and Farallon Butterflies (in Farallon). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Carmen, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bahai Temple.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City trip builder app.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Playas del Coco to Panama City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Playas del Coco to Panama City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Panama City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gamboa, El Palmar Beach, Farallon Butterflies
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia del Carmen ©
Iglesia del Carmen
Iglesia de San José ©
Iglesia de San José
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama ©
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama

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