The best time to visit the Panama Canal is from November through April. November marks the end of Panama’s rainy season.
Cutting through the Isthmus of Panama, the Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, creating an essential shortcut for ships.
Being able to fit through the Panama Canal is so important that engineers design ships specifically.
Learning the fascinating history of the Panama Canal enriches your visit. France began construction on a canal in Panama in 1881.
Remember that it is summer in Panama. A hat, refillable water bottle, long sleeves, light top and sunburn protection.
The big draw at the Miraflores Visitor Center is watching a ship transit the mighty Miraflores Lock.
By sailing or kayaking among the giant container ships on Gatun Lake, you not only enjoy but also discover.
Centuries before the Panama Canal was built, the region served as an important trade area.
While Panama’s Pacific coast may seem like a world away from the Caribbean, it’s actually very close.