San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Timeline: U.S. presidents in Costa Rica

Six U.S. presidents have visited Costa Rica. Herbert Hoover came here as president-elect in 1928, and Lyndon Johnson made a brief stop during a flight to El Salvador.

Costa Rica’s favorite U.S. president, John F. Kennedy, visited in 1963. The most recent trip was made by Bill Clinton in 1997.

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