El Bolsón, Argentina

El Bolsón, Argentine Patagonia’s counterculture capital, may be the place to replace your faded tie-dyes, but it’s also a beauty spot in a fertile valley between stunning longitudinal mountain ranges that provide fine hiking.

Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca in Northern Patagonia

Designated a major international wetland under the Ramsar convention, Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca has a large breeding population of striking black-necked swans. It’s also the place to spot coots, ducks, grebes, gulls, upland geese, and the occasional flamingo.

What to See in Palermo, Buenos Aires’s Largest Barrio

Buenos Aires’s largest barrio, Palermo enjoys the city’s widest open spaces—thanks to 19th-century dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas, whose private estate became the Parque Tres de Febrero. From the Japanese Garden to various museums, here’s what to see in Palermo.

Exploring the Río Mendoza Valley

Learn about the towns and resorts of the upper Río Mendoza valley including Uspallata, Los Penitentes, and Puente del Inka. A getaway region for locals, almost everyone finds it a diverse recreational destination.

Plan a Trip to Mendoza, a Modern City in the Shadow of the Andes

Many visitors find the provincial capital of Mendoza and its surrounding wine country so appealing that they stay longer than they expected. Located at one end of the Andes’ busiest highway crossing, Mendoza gets a steady stream of international visitors but also has a flourishing domestic travel industry.