Visit the Panama Canal, the transcontinental water bridge and world-renown engineering work of the 20th century and learn the history of the men and women behind this masterpiece. Enjoy a scenic drive on the Bridge of the Americas that connects with the Pan-American Highway, the first bridge built over the canal, that provides an outstanding view of the canal, including the new locks. You'll make one quick stop at the controversial Chinese monument.
Next, you'll visit former US military bases and drive by the only Frank Gehry Museum in Latin America, great sites for pictures. Later, visit the indigenous handicraft market, where you'll find countless souvenirs such as a Panama Hat and Molas (hand-made textiles traditional of the indigenous Guna people).
Finally, visit Casco Antiguo, the second town founded on the Americas Pacific side by the Spaniards, where every stone and building of the Colonial Town will tell you the history of Panama and its people.