Places to visit in Argentina besides Buenos Aires

When we think of a trip to Argentina, Buenos Aires seems to be the destination. However, although the capital of Buenos Aires is really charming and great to explore, the country has much more to offer its visitors.

In the list below, you will find varied activities, ranging from the cold of Patagonia to the dry desert climate, through vineyards, incredible trails and much history in the second largest country in South America.


When visiting the friendly city of Mendoza, almost on the border with Chile, visitors will find two distinct tourist options, but both very interesting. The first and best known is the exploration of wineries, where some of the best wines in the world come out, especially with the traditional Malbec grape. The second option is related to nature, with a beautiful walk to the Aconcagua Provincial Park, which will take you to the foot of the continent’s highest mountain, passing incredible landscapes
along Route 40.

El Calafate

For those looking for an even more connected destination with nature, another tip is a visit to the city of El Calafate in southern Argentina. Although small, it has a great structure of lodging and gastronomy for travelers. It is from there that you will leave to visit the beautiful Perito Moreno glacier, which is considered by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. Beautiful and icy landscapes await you.


Córdoba is the second largest city in Argentina. During your visit, you will be able to see in the colonial architecture a little of the history of the country and also the presence of the Jesuits in South America. It was once considered the Capital of Culture, which is justified by the good art museums that you can meet by there, like the Evita Museum. Even being in a big city, at dusk the central square is taken by its residents, who take the opportunity to chat and take a good mate.


If you want to ski in the snow and relax with the look of the icy mountains, it is a must-see trip. However, not only winter is made San Carlos de Bariloche. In summer it is much sought after by the Argentines themselves, as it is a good destination for those who wish to practice water sports, go hiking in the middle of nature and even enjoy a beach.


Known as the “end of the world”, being the southernmost city on the planet, Ushuaia reserves beautiful landscapes for its visitors, such as snowy mountains, lakes, glaciers, and others. With temperatures as low as 10 degrees Celsius, even in the summer, it is surrounded by wildlife, with penguins and marine mammals, and is a good choice of the script at any time of the year.