4 days in Central America Itinerary

4 days in Central America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h 45 min
1
Panama City, Panama
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
San Jose, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
End: Los Angeles, United States

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nights
Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) and then stop by Casco Viejo. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, then don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Panama City trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Panama City is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in Panama City are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are much hotter (76°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Panama City

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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador)

1
night
San Jose, Costa Rica

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): enjoy some music at Teatro Nacional Costa Rica, view the masterpieces at Galeria Namu, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Jose online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Panama City to San Jose takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Panama City in December, things will get little chillier in San Jose: highs are around 79°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

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River Rafting & Tubing
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica ©
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica
Galeria Namu ©
Galeria Namu

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