Caravan Tours Blog – USA, Canada, Central America

Welcome to our Caravan Tours blog. You’ll find helpful and insightful articles with a wealth of information on what to see and things to do when vacationing with Caravan Tours. Discover interesting facts about our USA tours including the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion Park tour, our Mt Rushmore and Yellowstone Park tour, and our New England Fall Foliage tour. There are also great articles about Canada’s Nova Scotia and the Canadian Rockies, plus Panama, Costa Rica, and Guatemala in Central America!

Meet the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico

A Unique Cultural Experience Only Found in Copper Canyon MX Travel with Caravan Tours on our fully guided Copper Canyon train tour and meet the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico. Mexico might be famous for its beaches and ancient civilizations but there is no shortage of natural beauty either. Copper Canyon Mexico is famous for its […]

El Fuerte Sinaloa Mexico

Magic Town of History and Legend The Magic Town of El Fuerte Mexico can be found in the northwestern state of Sinaloa. El Fuerte Sinaloa is a colonial town rich in history, traditions, and wonderfully preserved architecture offering a perfect blend of culture and top-notch vacation photos. A trip to Mexico usually evokes the image […]

Chichen Itza Mexico

Why You Should Add a Chichen Itza Tour to Your Bucket List Chichen Itza Mexico is easily one of the most famous Maya ruins sites in the Yucatán state. The ancient Mayan ruins inside Chichen Itza was: Voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007 (by a global survey) Declared a […]

5 Can’t Miss Rainforest Costa Rica Tours

Travel all-inclusive with Caravan Tours and enjoy rainforest tours in Costa Rica. Costa Rica in Central America is home to over 10,000 species of different plants and trees making it one of the most bio-diverse regions in the world. As much as 5% of the world’s diversity can be found in Costa Rica! The forestation […]

Costa Rica Pineapple Plantation Facts

In the event that you should ever decide to visit a plantation in Costa Rica, here are some pineapple plantation facts. Pineapples are grown in many parts of the world including Costa Rica, Brazil, and the Philippines. Temperatures and other conditions necessary to produce pineapples limit their growth to tropical and sub-tropical regions.

Sweet Facts About Costa Rica Sugar Cane

Sufficient rainfall, moderately warm temperatures, and rich soil fed by numerous volcanoes help make Costa Rica sugar cane exceptional. These are also ideal growing conditions for a large number of agricultural products including vegetables, fruits, flowers, and of course, coffee. Sugar cane has, in some minds, a history and reputation similar to that of coffee, […]

Hacienda Pinilla Costa Rica – Featuring Brand New J.W. Marriott Resort & Spa

At present, the JW Marriott Hacienda Pinilla is not part of our Costa Rica tour by Caravan Tours. However, this world-class resort has plenty to offer travelers who visit Costa Rica. There are many beautiful white sand Costa Rica beaches to explore, many surrounded by verdant valleys, undulating mountains, and nearby pristine lakes and rivers. […]

Experience Pristine Costa Rica Beaches with Caravan Tours

Costa Rica beaches hold a special place in the hearts and minds of beach lovers from around the world who have visited this tiny Central American country. In fact, Costa Rica is famous for its many Pacific oceanfront locations that feature either brilliant white or incredible black sandy beaches all framed by lush tropical rainforests. […]

The History and Growth of Costa Rica Banana Industry

Be sure to visit a banana plantation in Costa Rica if you ever travel there. Bananas have been one of the most popular and versatile fruits in history. The banana is actually a native species of Asia that has been transported to other tropical locations around the globe, including Costa Rica. Costa Rica and indeed, […]

Visiting Arenal Volcano Hot Springs & Lake

Like most of Costa Rica’s tourist destinations and natural wonders Arenal volcano (Volcan Arenal) is a sight to behold. It is perhaps the country’s most well-know attraction. Arenal is a very active cone shaped volcano in the northwest portion of Costa Rica, within an hour drive of the capital San Jose and Poas Volcano. Arenal […]