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Attractions in Central America

Top attractions for every type of traveler, from the budget backpacker to the bronzed beach bum.
  1. Central America Photos (8)
  2. Central America for Lovers
  3. Central America for the Backpa (11)
  4. Central America for the Beach (22)
  5. Central America for the Gourma (7)
  6. For the Adventurer (14)
  7. For the Family (5)
  8. For the History Buff (8)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Central America
Cultural and Natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Central America.

Central America Cruises
A selection of Central America's best cruises, including Western Caribbean cruises and Panama Canal cruises.

Dive Destinations in Central America
The best dive sites and dive destinations in Central Americas for Scuba divers and snorkelers, from Costa Rica's Pacific coast to the Honduras's Bay Islands.

Spring Break in Central America
Cancun is so last year! More and more travelers are choosing to spend their spring break on Central America’s beautiful islands and beaches.

Extreme Sports in Central America
Adventure travel sports in Central America, like volcano boarding, ziplining, save tubing, swimming with whale sharks, and the famed "black hole drop"!

Beaches in Costa Rica
Costa Rica’s beaches rank among the best in the world. And since nearly two thirds of Costa Rica’s borders are coastline, there are a whole lot of beaches to explore, from Manuel Antonio to Playa Tamarindo, Jaco Beach to Montezuma. Let’s get started!

Destinations for Romantic Vacations
Central America is for lovers! Visit one of these dreamlike destinations for your next romantic vacation—-or your honeymoon.

Central America Photo Galleries
The best way to experience Central America's beauty is to travel there! But if you can't visit anytime soon, have a look at some of our favorite Central America photo galleries. Central America pictures are the next best thing to a real vacation!

Island Paradises in Central America
Forget Jamaica. Forget St. Martin. The islands of Central America are just as beautiful, even easier to access, and can be enjoyed at a much better price. From the local and lively (Ambergris Caye, Belize) to the amazingly remote (Cocos Island, Costa Rica), Central America’s islands offer every kind of paradise.

Films Set in Central America
Movies filmed and set in Central America countries.

Walking Tour: Caye Caulker, Belize
Because Caye Caulker is so small, it’s a breeze to navigate. Here's an easy walking tour for travelers to familiarize themselves with this warm, friendly, funky Caribbean island.

Aventura Canopy Tours, Monteverde, Costa Rica
When you zipling with Aventura Canopy Tours in Monteverde, Costa Rica, you're guaranteed to have a breathless, heart-thumping, white-knuckled, adrenaline-pumping good time!

Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala
View images of the multicolored carpets, religious processions, and other images of Antigua Guatemala's Holy Week (Semana Santa) in this gallery by James Foley.

Photo Gallery: Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
Beautiful photos of Big Corn Island, off Nicaragua's Caribbean coast, Central America.

Travel Profile: Antigua Guatemala
Profile of the city of Antigua Guatemala, or “Ancient Guatemala”, one of the country’s most popular destinations for international travelers.

Walking Tour of Panajachel, Guatemala
Walking Tour of Panajachel, Guatemala

I Left My Heart in Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan stole my heart, and these images from my travels there will surely show you why I'm not the only one.

Lamani Riverside Retreat, Belize
The perfectly located Lamanai Riverside Retreat in Orange Walk, Belize, boasts a tranquil jungle setting, affordable rooms with television and air conditioning, phenomenal Belizean cuisine in its onsite restaurant, and is a perfect port to embark upon a riverboat cruise to the ancient Mayan ruins at Lamanai.

Guatemala Holidays
Guatemala Holidays: Festivals, events and holidays in Guatemala.

Costa Rica Holidays
Costa Rica Holidays: Festivals, events and holidays in Costa Rica.

Belize Holidays
Belize Holidays: Festivals, events and holidays in Belize.

The Gringo Trail
The Gringo Trail is a nickname for the most popular destinations for travelers in Central America, South America and Mexico.

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