9 days in New York City & Costa Rica Itinerary

9 days in New York City & Costa Rica Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
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San Jose, Costa Rica
— 1 night

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New York City, United States

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Washington DC to New York City is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Tabacon Hot Springs, relax in the rural setting at Finca Loma Verde, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Fortuna de San Carlos, and make a splash at Termales Los Laureles.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos vacation planning site.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from New York City to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New York City to La Fortuna de San Carlos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to San Jose.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Proyecto Asis ©
Proyecto Asis

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San Jose, Costa Rica

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Costarricense.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Jose trip planning website.

Traveling by shuttle from La Fortuna de San Carlos to San Jose takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in San Jose, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

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Museo de Arte Costarricense ©
Museo de Arte Costarricense

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