Places to Visit In South America

machu picchuSouth America is a continent located with a number of popular tourist destinations.  The reason why everyone loves visiting South America is because of the rich cultures, warm beaches, tropical climates and magnificent resorts that people love to stay at.  The list is endless when it comes to places that people should visit when considering South America as a vacation spot.  Here we’ll mention just a few places that you should vacation to.

Bogota, Colombia

Bogota is the capital of Columbia and one of the most popular places to visit in all of South America.  Bogota is known for it’s local communities with excellent cuisines.  You’ll find some of the best restaurants in the world located in the capital of Columbia, which makes for a great place for food junkies to vacation.  The capital of Columbia is also home to numerous museums that offer a look into history and how Bogota was discovered.

Buenous Aires, Argentina

This large cosmopolitan capital city of Argentina has more than 5.9 million visitors a year.  Buenos Aires is a great place for shopping and sight seeing as it has a busy shopping district and 19th century buildings that shows off it’s history and adds character.

Buenos Aires sits right on the Rio De La Plata which offers a nice beach scene during it’s warm summer months. In Buenos Aires you can enjoy the busy city life, or choose to have a more relaxing time by the water soaking up the sun.

Rio de Janero

One of the most popular places to visit in all of South America, Rio de Janero has earned it’s nickname of “Marvelous City” because of it’s white sand beaches, dense rain forests, and eye popping mountain ranges.

The city is known for it’s hopping night life with plenty of places to go to with loud music and dancing. In the month of February, Brazil has a Portuguese masquerade that draws visitors from all over the world.

Lima, Peru

A popular destination for many people who have life long dreams of visiting Machu Picchu.  If you wish to visit this historical landmark, you’ll need to make reservations months in advanced as there is a limit of 2,500 visitors each day.  This lost city has put Peru on the map for travel destinations because of it’s history during the Spanish conquest.

Lima is no longer just an overnight stay for people who are passing through to Machu Picchu.  Lima has earned respect from the rest of the world because of the Peruvian cuisine that has some of the best food in the world.  There are also unforgettable sights and architecture that you can’t see anywhere else.