15 Nov

Exploring Panama

Panama is full of diverse experiences for travelers; the country boasts a unique blend of natural beauty, rich history, and a bustling modern culture. Visitors can explore the Miraflores Locks, witnessing colossal ships navigate the narrow Panama Canal, an experience that truly encapsulates the country’s historical significance in global economics.

Beyond the Panama Canal, the country’s natural landscapes are equally as captivating. Panama is home to lush rainforests, such as the Soberanía National Park, where adventurers can embark on hikes to discover abundant wildlife, including howler monkeys, sloths, and hundreds of bird species. The San Blas Islands offer an idyllic escape for beach lovers, with over 300 islands boasting pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and rich indigenous culture. These islands, governed by the Kuna people, provide a unique opportunity to experience the country’s indigenous heritage and pristine natural beauty.

Culturally, Panama City is a fusion of old and new. Casco Viejo, the city’s historic district, is a colorful tapestry of colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, and vibrant plazas, offering a glimpse into the city’s colonial past. Meanwhile, the modern city skyline, dotted with skyscrapers, reflects the country’s rapid growth and cosmopolitan flair.

Although a travel visa is not required for U.S. citizens to enter Panama, a valid U.S. passport is mandatory. Texas Tower can expedite the process of obtaining a U.S. passport or renewing your current passport, having it travel-ready in less than a week. Contact us at 713-874-1420 and expedite your passport today!

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