Sunlit views of Panama City’s skyline overlooking the water

Panama City Vacations: International Hub

Panama City is arguably Central America’s most cosmopolitan city, thanks largely due to its proximity to the Panama Canal. The city is a trading hub, a shopping mecca, and the site of one of the world’s great engineering marvels. Stroll the Casco Viejo old town where you can enjoy great food and drinks. Visit the Frank Gehry-designed BioMuseo. See the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal. With its vibrant nightlight and unique position as the gateway to the Pacific, a vacation to Panama City offers rich experiences. Book your Panama City vacation package today with Liberty Travel.

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Panama City at a Glance

Currency: Panamanian Balboa (B/.) and U.S. Dollar ($)

Tipping Customs: Tip 10%

Language: Spanish

Power Up: A and B (two and three-prong type) 110 V

Popular Drink: Seco, an alcoholic beverage distilled from sugar cane, often served mixed with milk

Must Eat: Sancocho, a chicken and root-vegetable stew seasoned with a popular herb called culantro


Weather: The forecast is 82˚ and sunny, with high humidity.

Best Time to Visit: Visit during the dry season, mid-December to April.

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Father and son dancing in Panama City

Top Things to Do in Panama City

Discover the Panama Canal
A short drive to the Miraflores Locks and museum will give you a glimpse of how this engineering feat works.

Learn About Panama’s Natural History at the BioMuseo
This Frank Gehry-designed museum traces the natural history of Panama’s people, animals, and ocean.

Fine Dining at the Casco Viejo
Sip some wine, people watch, and sample the cuisine that blends Caribbean, Central American, and modern culinary fare at this cultural hub.

Shop the Multiplaza Pacific Mall
Find treasures from around the world at this incredible mall.

Cruise the Panama Canal
You don’t need to cross oceans to experience a cruise on the Panama Canal. Depending on how much time you have, choose from tours that only last the day, to multi-day adventures that will take you from ocean to ocean and the coasts beyond.

Traditional dish of Panama City

Panama City: The Liberty Travel Way

Whether you’re looking to cruise the Panama Canal or want to explore this Central American hub, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Panama City consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Panama City for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive vacation packages, including our Escapes.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know Panama City. Leave the planning to us.

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You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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