Caravan Tours Blog – USA, Canada, Central America

Welcome to our Caravan Tours blog. You’ll find helpful and insightful articles with a wealth of information on what to see and things to do when vacationing with Caravan Tours. Discover interesting facts about our USA tours including the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion Park tour, our Mt Rushmore and Yellowstone Park tour, and our New England Fall Foliage tour. There are also great articles about Canada’s Nova Scotia and the Canadian Rockies, plus Panama, Costa Rica, and Guatemala in Central America!

Caravan Tour Includes Chagres River Cruise

Although visitors to this central American country generally overlook the significance of the Chagres River Panama, we have included this river cruise on our fully guided Caravan Panama tour. Our tour begins in Panama City, which is recognized internationally as a great place to live, work, and even retire. As well, the architectural ruins and […]

Monkey Island on Gatun Lake Panama

Have you heard of Monkey Island Panama? One of the comments made by travelers on Caravan Panama vacations is the surprise at how quickly Panama City’s downtown core and metropolitan area turns into lush rainforest. More and more travelers from around the world come to vacation in Panama City. They vacation here to take in […]

Panama Canal Rainforest Vacations

Apart from the canal, your Panama rainforest vacation will also highlight the area’s colorful sights, sounds, and natural diversity of flora, fauna, and wildlife. Many argue that Panama’s rainforests are the most studied and observed in the world. Did you know that the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is located in Balboa, Panama? Unfortunately Panama rainforests […]

Panama Embera Indian Village Chagres River Tour

Take a fully escorted, all-inclusive Panama tour with Caravan Tours and you will have the chance to visit an authentic Embera Indian Village. The Embera-Wounaan Indians live in Panama’s province of Darien. Still very primitive and untouched by the outside world, these Chocó people are very friendly and open to tourists, enjoying the opportunity to […]

6 Things to Do in Glacier National Park Montana

Located in Montana USA, Glacier National Park is home to over 1 million acres of rugged Rocky Mountains, pristine evergreen forests, and amazing alpine meadows. There are fifty active glaciers in Glacier National Park, which means the landscape is always changing and always incredible. Glacier National Park history dates back to 1910. Now, each year, […]

Exploring the History of Glacier National Park Montana

Named the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem” Glacier National Park in Montana is a well-preserved national park. It features over 1 million acres of active glaciers, glacial lakes, alpine meadows, untouched forests, and exceptional wildlife. With over two million people visiting Glacier Park each year, there is so much to experience and learn. Here are […]

Top Attractions at Lake Louise Canada

For many, Lake Louise Canada is the iconic lake that represents the real “true north strong and free” landscape. Named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria), Lake Louise is located inside Banff National Park, only about 115 miles (185km) west of Calgary, Alberta. It’s also just 36 miles (58km) west […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Jasper National Park

Affectionately referred to as the “Gentle Giant of the Rockies,” Jasper National Park offers guests endless outdoor adventures, breathtaking scenery, and an abundance of wildlife in their natural habitat. Jasper Park was originally established in 1907 as one of Canada’s first and largest national parks. To this day Jasper National Park offers a more laid-back […]

Attractions at Braulio Carrillo National Park Costa Rica

What is unique about Braulio Carrillo National Park in Costa Rica is the wide range of elevation. It ranges from just 160 feet above sea level to as high as over 9,500 feet in elevation. Have you ever imagined yourself as an early explorer discovering a new world of tropical virgin rainforests with luscious emerald green […]

What You Need to Know About Monteverde Costa Rica

  Monteverde Costa Rica is one of this country’s most popular tourist destinations in part, because of the incredible biodiversity contained within its amazing wildlife refuges. Monteverde, which means “Green Mountain,” is located in the province of Puntarenas and is one of the lushest areas in Costa Rica, drawing thousands of tourists each year. Like […]