Collected by Teresa Frick
Ruta Provincial 82, Km 38, M5507 Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
If you’re looking for a day of grape-free respite in Mendoza, head off-the-grid to the hot springs of Cacheuta. The Terma Spa welcomes guests with an assemblage of thermal baths overlooking the scenic Mendoza River flowing downstream from the...
Maipú, Mendoza Province, Argentina
For a great day trip from Mendoza, catch the number 10 bus and in about 20 minutes you will arrive in Maipu where you can rent a bike for about $30 pesos in one of the numerous bike rental companies along the main crossroads. The company will...
José Antonio Cabrera 5099, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Beef is everywhere in Buenos Aires, but there are a few parrillas in town that stand above the rest for quality. Within that category, La Cabrera offers a unique experience. Yes, the focus is on the meat, but the sides almost steal the...
Ruta de Los Patos, Maipú, Mendoza, Argentina
A refined yet rustic restaurant and guesthouse nestled into the rural landscape of Mendoza’s Uco Valley, Finca Blousson is a hidden treasure for wine lovers seeking life’s simplest pleasures. Pair the Bistro’s blend of Argentine and French...
Cordon del Plata, Mendoza, Argentina
Paso de la Carrera is a high valley located southwest of downtown Mendoza. Rising 6,400 feet above sea level, the area offers beautiful landscape views. Paso de la Carrera is known for its agriculture and cattle breeding. In the summer, you can...
Laguna del Diamante, Mendoza Province, Argentina
One of the most beautiful natural lakes in Mendoza is hidden in San Carlos. The provincial reserve "Laguna del Diamante" is 10,600 feet above sea level with a view of the towering Maipo Volcano. Its name comes from the volcano's diamond-shape...
This is Valle Hermoso, The Beautiful Valley, tucked into the Andes Mountains, 6 hrs south of Mendoza city. Sitting at 2000ft above sea level, in the Malargue region, it lures in only a handful of visitors a year who come in search of a piece of...
Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza Province, Argentina
Pulp Travel is a young and unconventional tourism agency offering off-the-beaten-track excursions providing their clients an opportunity to experience Mendoza from a different perspective. They offer hot air balloon tours, aerial views from...
Av. Las Heras, Capital, Mendoza, Argentina
Las Heras isn't Mendoza's most picturesque of avenues, but it's replete with leather shops and souvenir stores selling chotchkies and trinkets. You can pop in and out of the stores until you find something you like. Cueros Armados is worth...
San Rafael, Mendoza Province, Argentina
Locals call this the Gran Canyon... but for what it might lack in comparative size, it makes up for in beauty. A stark canyon landscape lies outside the town dotted with picture perfect blue pools of water (they are in fact dams) which are popular...
RP89, Los Arboles de Villegas, Mendoza, Argentina
This was the spot San Martin dreamed up his plan for Argentina's battle of independence, but nowadays it is more renowned for gauchos and parillas. Hire a horse and a gaucho guide to take you into the mountains for a feeling of wilderness and...
Villanueva 282, Mendoza, Argentina
Damajuana Hostel is considered one of the best hostels in Mendoza and enjoys a prime location in Aristides. The hostel occupies a restored colonial home with hardwood floors and beautiful wooden windows. The common room leads onto a manicured back...
Amigorena 86, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
When you want a solid adrenaline rush, choose from the bevy of adventures Argentina Rafting provides. Rafting, rappelling, rock climbing, trekking, paragliding, ziplining, sky diving, kayaking and mountain biking are just some of the blood-rushing...
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