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!

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

Braulio Carrillo National Park is not currently part of our Caravan Costa Rica tour but it is definitely worth visiting if you get the chance. What is unique about Braulio 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 […]

What You Need to Know About Monteverde Costa Rica

Monteverde Costa Rica is not currently part of our Caravan all-inclusive tour but this page will offer you some great information about this unique tourist attraction. Monteverde 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 […]

Costa Rica Green Turtle Research Station

Although the Green Turtle Research Station is not currently part of our Costa Rica itinerary, Caravan Tours supports their ongoing conservation efforts. Much of the financial support for the efforts of the John H. Phipps Green Turtle Research Station came from John H. Phipps himself. The research facility was established nearly three decades ago and is […]

Pacific & Atlantic Costa Rica Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

There are several prominent organizations that focus their efforts on the protection and preservation of the sea turtle nesting beaches in Costa Rica including: Leatherback Turtle National Park (on the Pacific Coast) Tortuguero National Park (on the Atlantic Coast) Playa Tambor (on the Nicoya Peninsula)