Situated on the Isthmus of Panama, the tropical Republic of Panama is of course best known for its canal. Thousands of ships cruise through the Panama Canal locks each year. Visitors to the country will also find diverse wonders of nature, including plants, birds, and trees. Panama City, its capital, has over a million inhabitants and is a modern, bustling destination.
A Caribbean island paradise, Cozumel lies a short distance from Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, whether taking advantage of world-class snorkeling and scuba diving, swimming with dolphins, or lounging with a drink at one of the island's seaside resorts.
Cuba is a multicultural nation and the largest island of the West Indies. Its waterfront capital is Havana, a musical, scenery-rich city that is the center of commerce and tourism. Walk the Malecon of Havana, marvel at the artworks in the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and go for a refreshing swim on Cayo Coco in central Cuba.