Many of Costa Rica's most popular attractions are naturally appropriate for all ages, but with these Top 10 Kid-friendly things-to-do in mind, you're sure to keep all member of the tribe on their toes and asking for more. While in the capital city of San Jose, explore the castle-like Children's Museum, visit the charming Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, day trip to La Paz Waterfall, and take an interactive tour of Cafe Britt's coffee farm. La Sabana Park offers a green respite within the city for relaxation and recreation, and is frequently host to live music, festivals, and fiestas- a bonus for families: it's free. Don't miss the exhibits at InBio Park, an exciting landmark and gateway to Costa Rica's spectacular bio-diversity. Take the kids to the Corcovado National Park on the Osa Penninsula, where a multitude of species populate the forest and will have kids of all ages gasping in delight. On the Caribbean coast, learn how to make chocolate the ancient way alongside indigenous families and get up close with exotic creatures at the Jaguar Rescue Center, where smiling sloths and "monkey therapy" make unforgettable fun for everyone.
400m (4 blocks) north and 250m (2 1/2 blocks) west of the Shell station in Santo Domingo de Heredia
An excellent introduction to Costa Rica's biodiversity and national parks in one exciting location... read more