Panama Travel Guide

The first stop on your list of things to in Panama should be to tour the Panama Canal. The canal is a 77.1-kilometer ship canal that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime. The Bridge of the Americas is a road bridge in Panama, which spans the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.

Next on your list of what to do in Panama: to explore the rainforest. Its tropical plants, animals and birds are unique to the area, which make it a photographer’s paradise.

Touring the outlying islands by ferry or cruise ship should also rank high on your list of things to do in Panama. Don’t miss Kunayala, also known as the San Blas Islands. Alternatively, if you’re wondering what to do in Panama that is relaxing, a day trip to the beach is easy. Just drive 10 minutes outside of Panama City to Amador and catch a ferry to Taboga Island.