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!

Costa Rica Green Turtle Research Station

Much of the financial support for the efforts of the John H. Phipps Green Turtle Research Station came from John H. Phipps himself. The research facility was established over two decades ago and is named in his honor. The Caribbean Islands and the countries of Central America are known internationally as much for their efforts in […]

Pacific & Atlantic Costa Rica Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

There are several prominent organizations that focus their efforts on the protection and preservation of the sea turtle nesting beaches in Costa Rica including: Leatherback Turtle National Park (on the Pacific Coast) Tortuguero National Park (on the Atlantic Coast)

Costa Rica Wildlife Refuge & Biological Reserve

Of the numerous natural biological reserves, national parks and Costa Rica wildlife refuge places in Costa Rica, two noteworthy locations stand out: Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge Carara Biological Reserve Both are part of our Costa Rica itinerary and are great examples of the kind of biodiversity Costa Rica is renowned for.

Guanacaste & Liberia Costa Rica

Guanacaste Costa Rica is one of seven provinces in this tiny central American country.  The provincial borders roughly define certain regions by geography, government, and population. The province of Guanacaste is located in the northwest part of Costa Rica on the Pacific Ocean. It shares a border with Nicaragua and is the least populated province […]

Caravan All Inclusive Costa Rica Tour

A Caravan all inclusive Costa Rica tour is the ultimate tropical vacation with all the exotic trappings that you would expect and more. The name “Costa Rica” means “Rich Coast” and the pure, untamed beauty of Costa Rica’s Pacific and Caribbean coastlines reveal unspoiled eco diversity like nowhere else on earth. This diversity is possible […]

6 Facts About Costa Rica Oranges

There are numerous smaller Costa Rica orange farms but commercial production of Costa Rica oranges has been a major factor in the economy for decades. For example, the largest Costa Rica orange production company is Tico Fruit, which produces 75% of all Costa Rica orange juice. Did you know that you can get your recommended […]

Travel to Costa Rica – Voted #1

Come travel to Costa Rica with Caravan Tours! You will soon understand why this peaceful and friendly little country (with a thriving democracy) was voted one of the best places in the world to live. Costa Rica is one of those delightful places where you can truly enjoy your vacation, whatever your preferences may be. […]

Coffee Plantations In Costa Rica

Taking a Costa Rica coffee plantation tour is at the top of the list for most coffee loving tourists when visiting this small Central American country. Even those who don’t drink coffee find the guided coffee tour to be very informative and interesting. Along with bananas, oranges, and pineapple plantations, Coffee is one of the […]

Costa Rica Poás Volcano Facts

This Caravan Tours post explores a few Poas Volcano facts plus sustainable tourism in Costa Rica. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforests, Poás Volcano in Costa Rica is not only one of this country’s most important protected areas but historically, it has also been one of the country’s most visited tourist attractions. Poás Volcano actually has […]

New England Vacation Sights & Things to Do

Each year the crisp and colorful fall colors lure travelers from around the globe for a New England vacation. The six US states that make up New England include: Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Connecticut Rhode Island Perfectly planned New England fall vacations feature a good balance of historic and local sightseeing, reveling in the […]