With jaw-dropping landscapes, friendly locals and epic adventures to be had, it’s no wonder why tourists flock to Costa Rica. With a booming tourism industry, you won’t be the only one seeking the waterfalls, volcanoes and amazing surf in this Central American gem. But don’t worry, there are plenty of off the beaten path places in Costa Rica if you know where to look!

If you are planning on going off the beaten path, getting there is easiest if you rent a car. It's surprisingly cheap and really easy to drive around in Costa Rica.