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Top Choice Glacier in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares (South)

Glaciar Perito Moreno

Among the Earth's most dynamic and accessible ice fields, Glaciar Perito Moreno is the stunning centerpiece of the southern sector of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Locally referred to as Glaciar Moreno, it measures…
Top Choice Mountain in Western Catamarca

Los Seismiles

West of Fiambalá, the paved road winds through the high desert, past picturesque red rock escarpments known as the Quebrada Angosturas, and into some serious altitude, topping out at the Chilean border. It's a stunn…
Top Choice National Park in Parque Nacional Lanín

Parque Nacional Lanín

Dominating the view in all directions along the Chilean border, the snowcapped cone of 3776m Volcán Lanín is the centerpiece of this national park, which extends 150km from Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi in the south …
Top Choice National Park in Parque Nacional Talampaya

Parque Nacional Talampaya

The spectacular rock formations and canyons of this dusty desert national park are evidence of the erosive creativity of water. The sandstone cliffs are amazing, as are the distant surrounding mountainscapes. You mu…
Top Choice Park in Iguazú Falls

Parque Nacional Iguazú

On the Argentine side of the marvelous falls, this park has loads to offer, and involves a fair amount of walking. The spread-out entrance complex ends at a train station, with departures every half-hour to the Cata…
Top Choice Mountain in Parque Provincial Aconcagua

Parque Provincial Aconcagua

The region's most famous park is Parque Provincial Aconcagua, home of 6962m (22,841ft) Cerro Aconcagua, the highest peak outside the Himalayas and a favorite climbing destination. Reaching the summit requires a comm…
Top Choice Waterfall in Parque Nacional Iguazú

Garganta del Diablo

A 1.1km walkway across the placid Río Iguazú leads to one of the planet’s most spectacular sights, the 'Devil’s Throat.' The lookout platform is perched right over this amazingly powerful, concentrated torrent of wa…
Top Choice National Park in Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

One of Argentina's most-visited national parks, Nahuel Huapi occupies 7500 sq km in the mountainous southwestern Neuquén and western Río Negro provinces. The park's centerpiece is Lago Nahuel Huapi, a glacial remnan…
Top Choice Italian in Mar del Plata

Tisiano

You have two dining choices here. Up front is the craft cocktail bar where they rotate four platos del día, at fixed and affordable prices. However, you'll need to step a bit further off the street and into the ston…
Top Choice Natural Feature in Angastaco

Angastaco Natural Monument

Just south of Angastaco, the rutted earthen highway that is RN 40 weaves through surrealist rock formations that are unofficially called the Angastaco Natural Monument. The views are stunning. Expect jagged mineral-…