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Things to do in Costa Rica

Discover Costa Rica with flights to San Jose and Liberia.

Visit San Jose

  • Attend a show at the National Theater of Costa Rica, a neoclassical building completed in 1897. Hear the National Symphonic Orchestra performing works by Costa Rican composers and take in the gilt foyer.
  • Go for a picnic at La Sabana Metropolitan Park, the largest urban park in Costa Rica. The park is home to the National Stadium and the Museum of Costa Rican Art.
  • Visit the Museo del Jade to learn about pre-Columbian cultures, see ancient pottery and jade, and learn about the diverse ecology.

Fly to Liberia

  • Explore the Museo de Guanacaste to learn how the country abolished the national military and to view works by local artists.
  • Mingle with the locals at Parque Mario Cañas Ruiz, known for its fountain and frequent live shows in the Victorian gazebo.
  • Visit the Enrique Baltodano Briceño House, the 19th-century home of the local philanthropist. Learn how the home’s high ceilings and thick walls served as an early form of air conditioning.