Gringo Trail

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The Gringo Trail refers to a string of the most frequently visited places,[1] by "Gringos", US-Americans and other foreigners in Latin America.

Geographical reach[edit]

The Gringo trail encompasses all of Latin America, but there is no overland route between Mexico and Central America, and South America through the Darian Gap. Most people either focus on South America or Central America and Mexico.

North America

Mexico: Chichen Itza, Isla Mujeres, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Puerto Escondido, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Tulum

Central America

Guatemala: Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal

Nicaragua: Granada, Leon, San Juan del Sur, Ometepe Island

Costa Rica: Montezuma, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Jacó

Belize: Caye Caulker, San Ignacio

Honduras: Bay Islands

Panama: Bocas Del Toro

South America

Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Montañita

Peru: Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Iquitos

Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni, Potosi, La Paz, Titicaca lake

Argentina: Iguaçu Falls, Buenos Aires, Ushuaia

Chile: Easter Island, Pucon, Torres del Paine, San Pedro de Atacama

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Gringo Trail, Mark Mann at Amazon