60 days in Central America, Caribbean & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central America, Caribbean & Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Central America, Caribbean & Europe Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 6 nights
+2
shuttle + bus + Fly:  12​h
3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
6
Roseau, Dominica
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
7
Castries, St. Lucia
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  45​min
8
Trois-Ilets, Martinique
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
9
Bridgetown, Barbados
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  3​h 45​min
10
Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
13
Monserrat, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Seattle, United States

4
nights
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Make the 18th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Naturalist Michael Araya Flores. Spend the 20th (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Playa Manuel Antonio, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the striking landscape of Manuel Antonio National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Manuel Antonio online vacation planner .

Seattle, USA to Manuel Antonio is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Manuel Antonio is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Quepos
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
River Rafting & Tubing
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, wildlife, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Tabacon Hot Springs, push the limits with an extreme tour, contemplate the geological forces at Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal), and hike along Bogarin Trail.

To plan La Fortuna de San Carlos vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
La Fortuna Waterfall ©
La Fortuna Waterfall

5
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Juan: El Yunque Rain Forest (in El Yunque National Forest), Horseback Riding Tours (in Utuado) and Luquillo Beach (in Luquillo). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, take an in-depth tour of Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, take in the exciting artwork at The Poet's Passage, and stop by KEK Cigar & Smoke Lounge.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Juan road trip planning tool .

Getting from La Fortuna de San Carlos to San Juan by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from La Fortuna de San Carlos to San Juan due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in San Juan can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Virgin Gorda.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Luquillo Beach, Casa Bacardi, El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

5
nights
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Virgin Gorda ©
Thankfully lacking some of the commercialism of other islands nearby, Virgin Gorda offers a relaxing place to holiday, and maintains a feeling of intimacy despite its reputation as an exclusive destination.
Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Devil's Bay National Park. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Virgin Gorda Peak. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Baths, get outside with Fusion BVI, enjoy the sand and surf at Spring Bay, and don't miss a visit to Wreck of the Chikuzen.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Virgin Gorda trip app .

Fly from San Juan to Virgin Gorda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in March, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Shoal Bay Village.

Things to do in Virgin Gorda

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Spring Bay ©
Spring Bay
The Baths ©
The Baths
Devil's Bay National Park ©
Devil's Bay National Park

3
nights
Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla

Shoal Bay Village ©
Explore Shoal Bay Village's surroundings by going to West End Village (Limin' Boutique, Devonish Art Gallery, & more).

Plan my day in Shoal Bay Village using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Virgin Gorda to Shoal Bay Village takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Shoal Bay Village can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Roseau.

Things to do in Shoal Bay Village

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

West End Village, Sandy Ground, Wallblake House, Meads Bay, Little Bay
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Shoal Bay ©
Shoal Bay
Rendezvous Bay Beach ©
Rendezvous Bay Beach
Maundays Bay ©
Maundays Bay

5
nights
Roseau, Dominica

Roseau ©
The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Roseau side-trips: Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Boiling Lake, Morne Nichols, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Trafalgar Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Boeri Lake, contemplate the long history of Fort Shirley, and trek along Titou Gorge.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Roseau road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Shoal Bay Village to Roseau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Castries.

Things to do in Roseau

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Fort Shirley
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Boiling Lake ©
Boiling Lake
Trafalgar Falls ©
Trafalgar Falls
Emerald Pool Nature Trail ©
Emerald Pool Nature Trail

4
nights
Castries, St. Lucia

The capital and largest city in Saint Lucia, Castries has a number of cultural sites to explore, and recreational areas to enjoy.
Explore Castries' surroundings by going to Soufriere (Tet Paul Nature Trail, Sulphur Springs, & more). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Pigeon Island National Park, wander the streets of Rodney Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, and get impressive views of Pitons.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Castries planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Roseau to Castries in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Castries, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Trois-Ilets.

Things to do in Castries

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Soufriere, St. Lucia
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Speed Boats Tours
Pigeon Island National Park ©
Pigeon Island National Park
Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens ©
Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Trois-Ilets, Martinique

Trois-Ilets ©
Named after three nearby islands, Trois-Ilets remains a small town few casual travelers ever get to explore.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trois-Ilets: Fort-de-France (St. Louis Cathedral, Jardin de Balata, & more), Habitation Clement (in Le Francois) and Presqu'ile de la Caravelle (in Tartane). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at La Savane des Esclaves, stroll through Les Salines Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pointe du Bout.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Trois-Ilets journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Castries to Trois-Ilets in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In March in Trois-Ilets, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bridgetown.

Things to do in Trois-Ilets

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Les Anses d'Arlet, Fort-de-France, Martinique, Grande Anse des Salines, Anse Couleuvre
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Jardin de Balata ©
Jardin de Balata
La Savane des Esclaves ©
La Savane des Esclaves
Habitation Clement ©
Habitation Clement

5
nights
Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown ©
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bridgetown: Bathsheba (Andromeda Botanic Gardens & Bathsheba Beach) and Saint Philip Parish (Bottom Bay, Sunbury Plantation House, & more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens, contemplate the long history of Garrison Savannah, kick back and relax at Carlisle Bay, and take a tour by water with Jammin Catamaran Cruises.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bridgetown trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Trois-Ilets to Bridgetown in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Bequia.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Philip Parish, Bathsheba, Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, Scuba & Snorkeling, Flower Forest
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:
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Hunte's Gardens ©
Hunte's Gardens
Bottom Bay ©
Bottom Bay
Andromeda Botanic Gardens ©
Andromeda Botanic Gardens

4
nights
Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Bequia ©
Although it covers just 18 sq km (7 sq mi), Bequia is the largest of over 30 islands making up the Grenadines chain.
Bequia is known for beaches, historic sites, wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Margaret Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with The Oasis Art Gallery & Gift Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravine Beach, and explore the activities along Friendship Bay.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bequia trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bridgetown to Bequia takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in March, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Port of Spain.

Things to do in Bequia

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Princess Margaret Beach ©
Princess Margaret Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Port Elizabeth ©
Port Elizabeth

3
nights
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain ©
Port of Spain, the country's capital, sits between the sea and a scenic green mountain range, and acts as a gateway for eclectic adventures on land and sea.
Step out of Port of Spain with an excursion to Yerette in Maracas Bay--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Asa Wright Nature Centre, admire the architecture and history at Mount St. Benedict Monastery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Emperor Valley Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Port of Spain trip maker site .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Bequia to Port of Spain in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Port of Spain

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trinidad, Yerette
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Asa Wright Nature Centre ©
Asa Wright Nature Centre
Maracas Beach
Maracas Beach
Queen's Park Savannah ©
Queen's Park Savannah

5
nights
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

St. John's ©
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St John's represents the commercial and touristic center of the twin-island country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. John's: Saint Philip Parish (Half Moon Bay, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and English Harbour (Nelson's Dockyard & Shirley Heights). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dickenson Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Valley Church Beach, take in the waterfront at Heritage Quay, and stop by Aquasports.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our St. John's tour planner.

Fly from Port of Spain to St. John's in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Port of Spain in April, you will find days in St. John's are little chillier (84°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monserrat.

Things to do in St. John's

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Philip Parish, Antigua, English Harbour, Valley Church Beach
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:
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Nelson's Dockyard ©
Nelson's Dockyard
Dickenson Bay ©
Dickenson Bay
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay

2
nights
Monserrat, Spain

Monserrat ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museu de Montserrat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Cueva de Montserrat, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sant Jeroni.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monserrat travel itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from St. John's to Monserrat with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from St. John's to Monserrat is 5 hours. Traveling from St. John's in April, you will find days in Monserrat are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are much colder (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monserrat

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Montserrat, Finca Ca n'Estella
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Museu de Montserrat ©
Museu de Montserrat
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Sant Jeroni ©
Sant Jeroni

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