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Finca Caballo Loco - Horse Tours Costa Rica Ciudad Colon
#1 of 4 things to do in Ciudad Colon
Enjoyed a horseback ride through the jungle with my 3 kids ages 9,7,5.
My children had a blast and are still talking about how fun the trail was.
Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours Santa Ana
#1 of 18 things to do in Santa Ana
... the guides were all polite, friendly, engaging, helpful, accomodating ... and always arrived a few minutes early... special shout out to Will, who has transitioned from a driver/guide to family friend.
We wanted to see the Doka Coffee plantation, Poas volcano, have an authentic lunch and do the chocolate making at Tirimbina Rainforest Center - a must-do if you have young kids like mine.
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Museo de los Ninos San Jose
#8 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Great museum for kids, very hands on, lots of activities and broad range of exhibits, from Dinosaurs to Science to Art and Civic matters.
Children get the chance to try on some vehicles and build things, and the whole family gets to try the "earthquake" platform where you can experience how does it feel to be in one!
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Parque Diversiones San Jose
#11 of 85 things to do in San Jose
I was hesitant at first since you know this kind of places are mostly for kids, but after seeing all the different attractions, you realize it is also for adults!
Fun day for children and adults in costa rica
Pueblo Antiguo San Jose
#13 of 85 things to do in San Jose
We visited the park with our teenage children not knowing what to expect.
Parque La Sabana San Jose
#14 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Great walking park, with lakes and waterways, ball parks and soccer fields, kids play areas and places to have a picnic.
There are lots of walking paths and the park was filled with families picnicking, skateboarders, walkers, joggers, there are tables all over the place for just sitting, there's a pond and paddleboats.
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Multiplaza Escazu
#1 of 3 things to do in Escazu
Kinda sweet, it is nice to see whole families who genuinely love and show affection for each other interacting, worth the trip.
Great for couples and families!!!
Parque Nacional San Jose
#15 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Midafternoon is usually quiet and relaxing, but evenings and holidays had various musicians, including an African drumming class, and skateboarders doing tricks as well as families enjoying time together.
Large family oriented park.
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Jade Museum San Jose
#4 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Amazing artifacts (many in the stone of the land...jade) and just wonderful displays.We also enjoyed the interactive kid areas where we learned a lot!
Learning about the various societies and how they function was also informative, The museum is also a good place to take children as there are numerous interactive installations designed for their participation.
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National Museum (Museo Nacional) San Jose
#6 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Kids will enjoy the butterfly exhibit, and they also had an interactive viewing/ special exhibit of Cocos Island (500km off the coast of Costa Rica) that was very informative and gave one an appreciation of how di...
... September 15th: Independence Day October 12th: Cultures´s Day December 24th: Christmas December 25th: Christmas December 31th: New Year Holiday Adult fee: $9 Foreign students with id: $4. Children under 12: free.
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Teatro Espressivo San Jose
#24 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Refugio Herpetologico de Costa Rica Santa Ana
#2 of 18 things to do in Santa Ana
We highly recommend this for all & families.
A great family agtivity and a good cause.
Estadio Nacional San Jose
#20 of 85 things to do in San Jose
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Avenida Escazu Escazu
#2 of 3 things to do in Escazu
If you want to walk around, go shopping, have lunch or dinner, this is a very nice outdoor center where they have various activities, concerts, kids activities.
There is a little water fountain on the floor that kids love to play with.
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Plaza de la Cultura San Jose
#25 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Great fun to watch the children running in and out of the interactive fountains.
It is good for couples and families.
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Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana) San Jose
#12 of 85 things to do in San Jose
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Templo de la Musica San Jose
#23 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Spirogyra Butterfly Garden San Jose
#30 of 85 things to do in San Jose
A wonderful experience for kids!
Parque Espana San Jose
#31 of 85 things to do in San Jose
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Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle San Jose
#35 of 85 things to do in San Jose
It's a wonderful place to bring children and the few that were there on our visit were really excited at what they saw.
Costa Rica Fun Adventures San Jose
#33 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Centro de Conservacion de Santa Ana Santa Ana
#4 of 18 things to do in Santa Ana
Central Park (Parque Central) San Jose
#34 of 85 things to do in San Jose
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Mall San Pedro San Jose
#44 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Toucan Rescue Ranch San Isidro, Costa Rica 6.9 mi away
#1 of 3 things to do in San Isidro
We loved every minute of our visit and the kids got to see sloths, parrots, macaws, monkeys, and lots of owls.
Very educational, interesting, unusual great for everyone at any ages and great for kids that can keep their hands out of biting range of the animals.
Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional San Jose
#76 of 85 things to do in San Jose
Anfiteatro de Villa Ciudad Colon
#3 of 4 things to do in Ciudad Colon
Very recommended to have a memorable dinner with friends or family
Sibu Chocolate San Isidro, Costa Rica 8.2 mi away
#2 of 3 things to do in San Isidro
We learned a lot about cocoa and tasted some of the best chocolate in the world, and the grounds are very picturesque, providing a backdrop for some amazing family photos.
Definitely off the beaten path but close enough for a fun, enjoyable day for the entire family.
Ruinas de Ujarras Ujarras, Costa Rica 1.4 mi away
#1 of 4 things to do in Ujarras
It’s wonderful to see how this ruin has become repurposed into a lovely family-friendly spot in the valley - and the views don’t hurt either!
This is a good place for a family picnic and take good pictures.
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INBioparque Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica 2.7 mi away
#1 of 7 things to do in Santo Domingo de Heredia
I loved this place, it was a fantastic place to take kids and adults alike to show them all the different kinds of ecosystems and nature here in Costa Rica, but unfortunately it's been closed for over a year.