Panama is literally, the center of the Americas. But most outsiders know it for only two of its icons—the Canal and the famous straw hats. Lately, though, travelers seeking the next fascinating destination are finding a lot to love about Panama City. “It’s like Hong Kong meets Costa Rica,” says KC Hardin, who co-owns the Ace’s new American Trade Hotel (photo). Here, eight incredible places to go in Panama City.
New Slideshow: Where to Go in Panama City