Best of Panama Canal
Miraflores Locks: The most accessible set of locks at the Panama Canal offer a close-up look at one of the world’s great engineering feats.
Balboa: This historic townsite offers a glimpse of what life in the former Canal Zone was like.
Amador Causeway: This beautiful breakwater has spectacular views of Panama City and the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal.
Panama Canal Transit: One of the world’s top cruising destinations is also an affordable day trip.
Panama Railway: Travel from ocean to ocean in an hour on this historic and highly scenic rail line.
Parque Nacional Soberanía: This species-rich tropical forest is just a few minutes’ drive from downtown Panama City.
Portobelo Ruins: It’s fascinating to wander around the battered remains of one of the most important, pirate-pestered ports in the Spanish empire.
© William Friar from Moon Panama, 3rd Edition