55 days in Argentina Itinerary

55 days in Argentina Itinerary

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55 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 13 nights
2
Rosario
— 3 nights
3
Cordoba
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Mendoza
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Buenos Aires
— 6 nights
6
Mar del Plata
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
7
La Plata
— 3 nights
8
Buenos Aires
— 12 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

13
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palacio de Aguas Corrientes and Paseo La Plaza. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buenos Aires: Mercedes (Catedral, Iglesia San Patricio, & more), Villa Ocampo (in San Isidro) and Zarate (Horseback Riding Tours & Las Costanera Publica). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, wander the streets of La Boca, get a taste of the local shopping with Palermo, and make a trip to Recoleta Cemetery.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires vacation planner .

Atlanta, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Buenos Aires. In December, Buenos Aires is much hotter than Atlanta - with highs of 83°F and lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rosario.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Mercedes, Zarate, Tigre, Villa Ocampo, Paseo de la Costa
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Recoleta Cemetery ©
Recoleta Cemetery
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
nights
Rosario

Rosario ©
Once upon a time, Rosario was famous for being the birthplace of not only revolutionary leader Che Guevara, but also the Argentine flag.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Estadio Gigante de Arroyito - Visitas Guiadas and Parque Nacional a la Bandera. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Bandera (Flag Monument), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica catedral de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, admire the striking features of Edificio Bola de Nieve, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rosario trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Buenos Aires to Rosario takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Rosario, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Rosario

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Parque Nacional a la Bandera ©
Parque Nacional a la Bandera
Parque Independencia ©
Parque Independencia
Teatro El Circulo ©
Teatro El Circulo

6
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cuchi Corral and El Puente Uruguay. Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Villa Carlos Paz (Casper Un Lugar Magico & El Cerro de la Cruz), House of Manuel Mujica Lainez (in La Cumbre) and Alta Gracia (El Tajamar & Gruta de Lourdes Alta Gracia). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin, get outside with La Canada de Cordoba, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip builder website .

Drive from Rosario to Cordoba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Rosario in December, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Cordoba

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villa Carlos Paz, La Cumbre, Alta Gracia
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Cuchi Corral ©
Cuchi Corral
Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica ©
Iglesia Catedral ©
Iglesia Catedral

2
nights
Mendoza

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Bodega DiamAndes and then learn about winemaking at Bodega La Azul. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Winery La Abeja, then do a tasting at Bodega Suter, and then learn about winemaking at Bodega Familia Camargo.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mendoza tour itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cordoba to Mendoza in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in January, you will find days in Mendoza are much hotter (90°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries

Side Trip

San Rafael
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Bodega DiamAndes ©
Bodega DiamAndes
Winery La Abeja ©
Winery La Abeja
Bodega La Azul ©
Bodega La Azul

6
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Catedral de San Isidro and Plaza Serrano (Plazoleta Julio Cortazar). Step out of Buenos Aires with an excursion to Puerto de Frutos in Tigre--about 36 minutes away. Saddle up on the 13th (Sun) and explore with a tour on horseback. Explore Buenos Aires further: take a stroll through Recoleta, make a trip to Av. Corrientes, pause for some photo ops at Floralis Generica, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Buenos Aires takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Mendoza in January, plan for little chillier days in Buenos Aires, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Catedral de San Isidro, Puerto de Frutos
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Recoleta ©
Recoleta
Museo de los Ninos ©
Museo de los Ninos
Walking tours

6
nights
Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Explore hidden gems such as Torre Tanque and Laguna de los Padres. Explore Mar del Plata's surroundings by going to Reserva Natural de carilo (in Carilo) and Bosque del Vivero (in Miramar). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Punta Mogotes, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo, take a stroll through Puerto de Mar del Plata, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mar del Plata trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, Mar del Plata is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to La Plata.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bosque del Vivero, Reserva Natural
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Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
Torre Tanque ©
Torre Tanque
Punta Mogotes ©
Punta Mogotes

3
nights
La Plata

La Plata ©
In many ways a mini version of the national capital, attractive La Plata features a laid-back charm all its own thanks to its innovative layout.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo de La Plata and Majirena. Explore La Plata's surroundings by going to San Miguel del Monte (Rancho Juan Manuel de Rosas & Templo Parroquial San Miguel Arcangel), Palacio Municipal (in Chascomus) and Iglesia Nuestra Senora Del Carmen (in Lobos). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Plata, get in on the family fun at Republica de los Ninos, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Municipal, and explore and take pictures at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read La Plata attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mar del Plata to La Plata takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mar del Plata in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in La Plata, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in La Plata

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Miguel del Monte, Chascomus, Iglesia Nuestra Senora Del Carmen
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Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Palacio Municipal ©
Palacio Municipal

12
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento and Martín García Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Heladeria Real (in Campana), Las Palmas Del Pilar (in Pilar) and Estancia Santa Susana (in Los Cardales). See some other sides of Buenos Aires: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, meet the residents at Temaiken Biopark, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and try to win big at Campo Argentino de Polo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from La Plata to Buenos Aires takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from La Plata in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Buenos Aires, with lows of 70°F. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Temaiken Biopark, Laguna Navarro, Pulperia Cacho Di Catarina, Heladeria Real, Estancia Santa Susana
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El Ateneo Grand Splendid ©
El Ateneo Grand Splendid
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento
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