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5 Must-Do Adventures in Central America

With the temperatures cooling down and the earliest signs of winter starting to peek through the fall, we're already day-dreaming of a tropical escape - and we know you are too. That's why we've put together this list of must-do adventures in Central America.
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With the temperatures cooling down and the earliest signs of winter starting to peek through the fall, we're already day-dreaming of a tropical escape - and we know you are too. That's why we've put together this list of must-do adventures in Central America. Whether you want to test your grit on a volcano hike, search for wildlife in the jungle, or just chill on the beach with your favorite drink, we've got something that'll inspire you to book your flight today.

Photos: Eric Bennett

The San Blas Islands are perhaps Panama's best-kept-secret. This beautiful location is starting to become more popular, but still remains a low key, relatively secluded area - San Blas is made up of more than 2,000 islands, after all. Learn more.

Want to tell your friends you hiked the tallest peak in Central America? Here's your chance! This hike is challenging enough to kick your butt, but also doable for a wide range of people, even those with little or no previous hiking experience. Learn more.

Photos: Eric Bennett

Despite the popularity of this beach and proximity to hotels and resorts, you won't be fighting the crowds too much. Post up for a day of beach chillin or get out and catch some waves. Learn more.

Photos: Matt Hosford

Hike through Nicaraguan countryside to reach 360 degree panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean to the west, the highlands to the east and the volcanic chain running north and south. You'll be left wondering if you should ever leave. Learn more.

Photos: Eric Bennett

Despite the popularity of this beach and proximity to hotels and resorts, you won't be fighting the crowds too much. Post up for a day of beach chillin or get out and catch some waves. Learn more.