Plan Your Trip to Central America
- Getting There and Around
- Travel Itineraries and Sample Routes
- Packing for Central America
- Central America Cuisine
- Events and Festivals
Getting There and Around
Whatever your favored mode of transportation to and around Central America may be, we have the information to move you.
- By Air: Central America Airports
- By Boat: Central America Cruises
- By Bus: Central America Buses
- Central America Border Crossings
Travel Itineraries and Sample Routes
If you want to see a great deal in a limited amount of time during your next vacation, Central America is the perfect destination. Here, we've compiled several tried-and-true itineraries for you to peruse. Adjust them as you like; however, always remember to figure in travel time between sights!
- Where Can I Go in Two Weeks?
- La Ruta Maya: the Most Popular Route
- Belize Vacations
- Costa Rica Vacations
Packing for Central America
If you're traveling to Central America for the first time, you're probably wondering what to pack. Here are some Central America packing lists to get you thinking!
Central America Cuisine
For those who love exotic fare, Central America is a prime destination. Because it consists of many diverse cultures, regional cuisine is just as diverse, resulting in many creatively fused dishes and divine innovations. Take a taste tour of Central America cuisine!
- Central America Food and Drink
- Central America Cookbooks
- Restaurants in Central America
- Costa Rica Cuisine
- Honduras Cuisine
- Guatemala Cuisine
Events and Festivals
Traveling to Central America during a national holiday, festival or other event can be chaotic. But the sights, sounds and colors of these seven nations are never more vibrant than during an official celebration. If you're looking for unforgettable travel, the holidays are it.
Travel Tips and Advice
Wondering how to haggle in a Mayan marketplace? Need to know what to pack for Central America's muggy tropical climes? From how-to guides to packing essentials, we've got the tips and advice every every traveler needs.
- Packing Necessities
- How to Bargain in Guatemala (and Anywhere Else!)
- Health Tips for Central America
- Costa Rica Travel Tips
- Tips for Bus Travel
Staying Safe and Healthy
While most parts of Central America are safe for travelers, it's always best to be prepared for any situation. Here, we've got advice for travelers about safety measures, necessary vaccinations, travel health, and other subjects to help ensure your Central America vacation is a safe one.
- Travel Safety Tips
- How to Stay Safe in Central America
- Central America Safety for Women
- Safety in Costa Rica
- Safety in Nicaragua
Maps and Other Important Info
Travel is so much more fun when you know all about your destination. This section is for all the Central America basics: Central America maps, facts, statistics, figures, and demographics for every country, from Costa Rica to Guatemala.
- Maps of Central America Countries
- The Flags of Central America
- U.S. Embassies & Consulates in Central America
Why Central America?
Why travel to Central America? A collections of reasons to travel to Central America, by country.