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!

Poás National Park Costa Rica

Is Poás National Park Open? Is Poas National Park open? The answer is yes. Excluding holidays, the hours are between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. For years, visiting Poás Volcano has been a top highlight for many guests of Costa Rica tours by Caravan. Located in the second most-visited national park in Costa Rica, Poás […]

Mangrove Forest Costa Rica FAQs

Mangrove Forest Importance In this blog post, Caravan Tours offers a number of interesting facts about the importance of mangrove forests in Costa Rica, which will help make your fully guided tour all the more enjoyable. Our all-inclusive Cost Rica tour includes a guided Tarcoles River float trip through the Carara National Park mangrove forest […]

Grand Canyon Hotels & Lodges

  Caravan Tours Hotel Accommodations Travel the Grand Canyon with Caravan Tours and stay in some of the finest Grand Canyon hotels, lodges, and resorts. Our Grand Canyon vacation tour packages are extremely popular and tend to sell out early so be sure to book your trip well in advance. All hotel accommodations are included […]

Manuel Antonio National Park Facts & FAQ

In this blog post exploring Manuel Antonio Park facts, Caravan Tours has also compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we get asked. For instance, despite being Costa Rica’s smallest National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park remains a favorite must-see Costa Rica destination. In fact, since Poas Volcano National Park Was Closed for a […]

Rio Tarcoles Cruise & Manuel Antonio Tour Costa Rica

After leaving the JW Marriott Hotel in Guanacaste, our Costa Rica tour took us south towards the province of Puntarenas where we get to enjoy a guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. Along the way, we stopped to take a bird-watching riverboat cruise on the Tarcoles River (Rio Grande de Tarcoles), which was next […]

JW Marriott Resort Included in Costa Rica Tour

Well, after nearly a week always on the move and doing day excursions like the Rio Frio river cruise, we get to stay at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort as part of this Caravan Costa Rica tour. It really is nice to just take a day for ourselves and relax.

Leatherback Turtle Nesting Beaches & Hanging Bridges

Today, on the first day of 2017, we are making our way to Guanacaste Province in Costa Rica to visit the leatherback turtle nesting beaches. As we pulled out of La Fortuna we headed away from the wet tropical rainforests of Central Costa Rica, traveling northwest across the continental divide and then down into the lowlands […]

Rio Frio River Cruise & Baldi Hot Springs

Costa Rica Rio Frio River Cruise and Hot Springs Today, traveling with Caravan Tours, we get to enjoy a guided Rio Frio river cruise up near the Nicaraguan border. Unfortunately, however, when we got up today, Arenal volcano was still covered in the cloud, with no view of the volcano possible. This area of Costa Rica […]

La Fortuna Costa Rica – Wildlife Rescue, Sarchi Ox Cart Factory

Today, we left San Jose and headed north to stay at the Magic Mountain Resort in La Fortuna Costa Rica, at the foot of Arenal Volcano. Along the way, we made a few stops at the Wildlife Rescue Center on Zoo Ave, as well as a visit to the small mountain town of Sarchi, famous […]

Caravan Tour of San Jose & Poas Volcano in Costa Rica

Tour of San Jose, Poas Volcano & Coffee Plantation Our tour of San Jose in the Central Valley of Costa Rica was a fantastic way to start the day! Paul, our Caravan tour guide, shared his love and pride for the history of his beautiful country. Paul taught us the term Pura Vida. While it’s […]