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Panama City Travel Guide

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Best of Panama City

3 days in Panama City
3 days in Panama City

Panama City is a place of contrasts, but all seems to meld well in this international transportation, business and cultural hub. Check out its diversity and global flair.

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Family-friendly Panama City

Panama City for young kids
Panama City for young kids

Kids will find plenty to keep themselves occupied in Panama City, as this metropolis features loads of both natural and good old-fashioned mechanical fun.

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Panama City on a budget

Panama City on a budget
Panama City on a budget

Panama City is generally an affordable vacation spot, one that offers far more value than today's travelers may come to expect. Check out some of our finds.

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Insiders' Panama City

Panama City off the beaten path
Panama City off the beaten path

Blended cultures bump up against each other in Panama City - and that keeps things interesting. Checking out these differences will keep even the savviest traveler entertained during a visit here.

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Getaways from Panama City

Daytrips from Panama City
Daytrips from Panama City

The richly diverse landscapes and nature surrounding Panama City is incredible -- and trips not too far afield let the adventurous traveler sample them all.

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Amador Causeway: Panama City's Playground
Amador Causeway: Panama City's Playground

The 2-mile (3.5-kilometer) Amador Causeway unites the mainland and four small islands -- Naos, Culebra, Perico and Flamenco -- that once guarded the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. Built by...

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Panama City, A Study in Contrasts
Panama City, A Study in Contrasts

To sample the diversity of life in Panama City, take a walk around Panama Bay one morning. Start in the colorful people's pedestrian mall of Avenida Central and end up in the glitzy Multicentro...

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Casco Viejo: Panama's Fortress City
Casco Viejo: Panama's Fortress City

On a thumb of a peninsula jutting into the Pacific, Casco Viejo is also known as Old Town, Casco Antiguo or San Felipe. The Spanish built it behind fortress walls in 1671 after Henry Morgan and his...

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Exploring the Former Canal Zone
Exploring the Former Canal Zone

The Panama Canal, a 48-mile (77.1-kilometer) channel dug between oceans, will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2014 by doubling its capacity. Two new locks -- big enough for the new super-sized...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Weekend

Places I want to go. (Kaka3, Apr 8, 2012)
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Panama (marepan, Jun 28, 2007)
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Best Of

Complete Unesco World Heritage Sites (nataliegoes, Mar 26, 2008)
3.5 of 5 stars 13 Votes

Recent Trip

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Two Drifters Off To See The World (GoGlobalTravel, Jul 6, 2013)
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First Time in Panama (ChristinaLynn11, Jan 17, 2013)
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