5 days in San Jose Itinerary

5 days in San Jose Itinerary

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San Jose
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San Jose

A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Metal Church and Galeria Namu. El Sotano and Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro (in Sarchi), Tapanti National Park (in Orosi) and Catarata Del Toro Adventures (in Bajos del Toro). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Costa Rica's Craft Brewing Co., look for all kinds of wild species at Toucan Rescue Ranch, play a few rounds at Tee Times Costa Rica Golf Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read San Jose holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Alajuela, Toucan Rescue Ranch, Catarata Del Toro Adventures, Metal Church, Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro
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Tapanti National Park
Galeria Namu
Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro

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