Highlights of Caravan’s Grand Canyon Tour

(Editor’s Note – This original post from April 2012 has been updated to reflect current Grand Canyon vacation details.) Take a Grand Canyon Tour and travel fully guided to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.  Grand Canyon National Park, just north of Phoenix, Arizona, is also a World Heritage Site and attracts […]

What to Expect on a Guatemala Coffee Plantation Tour

(Editor’s Note – This original post from March 2012 has been updated to reflect current Guatemala vacation details.) Did you know that it takes about 100 pounds of Guatemalan coffee cherries to produce 20 pounds of green Guatemala coffee beans? Guatemalan vacationers learn facts like these while enjoying a local Guatemala coffee plantation tour as […]

Costa Rica Pineapple Plantation Facts

(Editor’s Note – This original post from December 2009 has been updated to reflect current Costa Rica vacation details. Please note that current Costa Rica tours include Costa Rica coffee plantation tour instead of a pineapple plantation.) Pineapples are grown in many parts of the world including Costa Rica, Brazil and the Philippines. Temperatures and […]

Four “Can’t Miss” Boston Vacation Attractions

Each year 12 million people from across North America and the globe come to enjoy the unique attractions in Boston. Boston Massachusetts is vibrant port city and thrives on its cultural facilities and historical education sites. After playing a pivotal role in the American Revolution, Boston will forever be a significant city marked in American history. […]

Quiriguá Mayan Ruins Guatemala – UNESCO Heritage Site

(Editor’s Note – This original post from March 2012 has been updated to reflect current Guatemala vacation details.) Quiriguá Mayan ruins should be among your top three ancient ruins sites to visit while in Guatemala; Antigua ruins and Tikal Ruins being the other two. Situated about 120 miles north east of Guatemala City in Guatemala’s […]

Exploring Tikal Guatemala Mayan Ruins

The history behind the great Tikal Ruins of Guatemala has its humble beginnings back in 800 B.C. when settlers came to the area and began building on top of a small mound. Today, the Mayan temples and ceremonial centers are still highly impressive even compared to modern day structures and very popular on Tikal Guatemala […]

FAQs for Caravan Central America Vacations

Caravan Central America vacations are all inclusive and our most popular tours. Caravan Tours is locally owned and family operated and has been offering fully guided, all inclusive tours since 1952. Below you will find answers to a few of the questions we get asked about our Caravan Central America vacations. How big is Central America? […]

Panama Canal Tour Information

This post includes additional Panama Canal tour information to help you plan your next Central America vacation. Panama is a tourist friendly Latin American country that keeps a rather low profile despite its natural beauty. The country is referred to as a traveler’s paradise, although most people only recognize this destination for the Panama Canal. […]

Yosemite Tours, History and Attractions

A vacation in California would never be complete without a tour of Yosemite National Park. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite Valley is one of California’s prime tourist spots. Yosemite National Park is home to El Capitan, the world’s largest exposed chunk of granite and a highlight of most Yosemite tours. Other Yosemite attractions […]

Best California Vacation Spots and Attractions

Located on the west coast of the United States, California is the country’s most visited state with pleasant year round weather and a diverse landscape that includes sunny pristine beaches, snowcapped mountains and lush sequoia redwood trees. The state of California is so diverse that Southern California vacations can be quite different and unique from […]