8 days in San Jose Itinerary

8 days in San Jose Itinerary

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San Jose

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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.
Let the collections at Museo de Arte Costarricense and Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum capture your imagination. Ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion and Iglesia La Soledad will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Chocolatería Sibú (in San Isidro), Jaco (Jaco Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more) and Ruins of the Church of Carthage (in Cartago). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Multiplaza, take in the dramatic scenery at La Paz Waterfall and Peace Lodge Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metal Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Jose vacation builder tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. May in San Jose sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Jaco, Multiplaza, Metal Church, Chocolatería Sibú, La Paz Waterfall and Peace Lodge Gardens
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Metal Church
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