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Things to do in Nicaragua

The capital city, Managua is a two or three-hour non-stop flight from places like: Miami, Houston, Ft. Lauderdale and Atlanta. As a result, Nicaragua is extremely convenient for a vacation. There are many great museums to see in Nicaragua. The night life is hopping as well. While there you can see the sites by engaging a cab, renting a car, bicycling or walking.

While you are visiting Nicaragua, be sure to:

  • Visit Padre Ramos Estuary and Nature Reserve, a 22,000-acre mangrove estuary on the Pacific Coast. Enjoy the small fishing communities. Taste the mangoes, and coconuts. Go surfing, canoeing or kayaking, get a tan or frolic in the warm waters of a beautiful beach.
  • Take a volcanic trek with one of the trekking companies like Quetzal Trekkers or El Hoya.
  • Visit the hidden Caribbean communities of Corn Islands, Monkey Point, and Pearl Lagoon.
  • Go horseback riding at Horseback Riding with Rancho Chilamate, just south of San Juan del Sur. It is a wonderful way to see the rural areas and the beach. Be sure to take your camera.
  • Take a ferry ride from Granada on Lake Nicaragua to Ometepe Island and Las Isletas two of the 360 islets in Lake Nicaragua.
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