3 Months In South & Central America: Our Full Itinerary! Few things in life are more liberating than setting out on a long trip, leaving everything behind. The only downside to something as major as a months-long is that it requires so much planning. It can take weeks to find the best places to visit in South America and the unmissable things to do. But don’t worry: we went through it and wrote this South America travel guide to help fellow travelers. And it includes some of the best places to visit in Central America!