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Central & South America Travel Information

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When to Go

The best time to visit Central America is generally between January and March, during the dry season. In Nicaragua, Honduras and Panama, where the rains are brief year-round, the dry season runs longer, from November through April.

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Fast Facts

Bordered by Mexico to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and Colombia to the southeast, Central America boasts seven beautiful countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Although technically a land bridge between North and South America, Central America is considered to be part of North America.

The area’s unique volcanic nature has affected everything from the cuisine, which is based on the crops that grow in the rich volcanic soil, to the settlements of its populace.

The Pan-American Highway runs through every Central American country except Belize.

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