Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Shore Excursions in Central & South America

By Viator, February 2014

Beaches, mountains; vibrant cities, small fishing towns – the ports of call in Central and South America have it all. Adventure junkies will be at home with zipline tours and kayaking excursions, ...  Read more

Wine Tasting in Chile and Argentina

By Viator, August 2014

Despite being all-too-often overlooked in favor of big-name European or North American brands, South America has been producing some of the world’s finest wines since as early as the 16th century, ...  Read more

3 Days in Salta: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

Salta has it all: a rich colonial heritage, beautiful and pristine natural landscapes, a distinctive wine growing region and more outdoor adventure possibilities than you could possibly fit into a ...  Read more

Celebrating the Panama Canal's 100th Anniversary

By Viator, August 2014

There’s no better reason to celebrate than an anniversary, and a 100th one leaves you with no excuses. The iconic waterway known as the Panama Canal opened to ships in 1914, and now, with more than ...  Read more

Trips to Torres del Paine

By Viator, August 2014

The views on the open steppe of Patagonia, carved by glaciers and wind that pushes trees into gnarled forms are only part of what inspire people to visit Chile’s Torres del Paine. Diminutive trees ...  Read more

Skiing in South America

By Viator, August 2014

South America may pride itself in its dedication to sports such as futbol, but the region is also home to some of the world’s best skiing and snowboarding sites. American travelers looking for the ...  Read more

3 Days in Rio de Janeiro: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Rio de Janeiro isn’t known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) for nothing. Beautiful beaches, expansive mountains, the lively Cariocas and the grand Carnaval are only some of the reasons ...  Read more

Best Outdoor Activities in Costa Rica

By Viator, July 2014

Costa Rica may be small, but contained within its borders is a profound diversity of natural landscapes and environments — including two gorgeous coastlines, mountain ranges, rivers, waterfalls, ...  Read more

3 Days in Montevideo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

While Uruguay is considered a small country, it’s packed with cultural, historical and entertaining activities. You’ll find most of the action in the largest city and capital, Montevideo, where ...  Read more

3 Days in Medellín: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

“The main risk in Medellín,” you’ll be warned at every turn, “is that you won’t want to leave.” With its stunning setting amidst scenic mountains, fine dining and nightlife, glorious green ...  Read more

3 Days in Quito: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Nestled in a valley flanked by volcanoes and the snow-capped Andes, Quito isn’t shy about its scenery. In fact, it’s world-renowned for its beautiful location, climate and culture, thanks to its ...  Read more

Bogota by Bike

By Viator, July 2014

Biking is alive and well in Bogota. Colombians love to bike; during the week office workers in suits zip by on their way to the office and on the weekend whole families bike together. And of course, ...  Read more

Santiago Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Despite its location in South America, Santiago has a distinctly European feel, from its neoclassical architecture to its efficient metro system, Santiago is one of South America’s most ...  Read more

3 Days in Mendoza: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Central Argentina’s hub, Mendoza is an easygoing town with lovely plazas, tree-lined streets, cultural sights and a laid-back vibe. The provincial capital, Mendoza is also the base for excursions ...  Read more

Visiting the Viedma Glacier from El Calafate

By Viator, July 2014

If you're in El Calafate, a vibrant city with great dining options in Southern Argentine Patagonia, you're probably there for one of a couple of reasons. You're likely looking for wide-open spaces, ...  Read more

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