52 days in Buenos Aires, Rosario & Central Argentina Itinerary

52 days in Buenos Aires, Rosario & Central Argentina Itinerary

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52 days in Buenos Aires, Rosario & Central Argentina Itinerary

Atlanta
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Buenos Aires
— 13 nights
bus:  4​h
Rosario
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 45​min
Cordoba
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Buenos Aires
— 6 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
Mar del Plata
— 6 nights
bus:  7​h 30​min
La Plata
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
Buenos Aires
— 11 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Atlanta

14
days
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.

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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, La Boutique Del Libro, Carlos Keen
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Recoleta Cemetery ©
Recoleta Cemetery
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
days
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.

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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, #Outdoors, #Adventure
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Parque Nacional a la Bandera ©
Parque Nacional a la Bandera
Parque Independencia ©
Parque Independencia
Teatro El Circulo ©
Teatro El Circulo

7
days
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.

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

6
days
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Evita and Juegos Mentales - Tu Puedes Escaparte. When in Buenos Aires, make a side trip to see Puerto de Frutos in Tigre, approximately 36 minutes away. See some other sides of Buenos Aires: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bosques de Palermo, admire all the interesting features of Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera), buy something for everyone on your list at Galerias Pacifico, and make a trip to Avenida Corrientes.

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You can fly from Cordoba to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Cordoba in January: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Puerto de Frutos, Tecnopolis
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Recoleta ©
Recoleta
Palacio Barolo ©
Palacio Barolo
Avenida de Mayo ©
Avenida de Mayo

5
days
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 Faro Querandi and Aquopolis. Step out of Mar del Plata to go to Miramar and see Bosque del Vivero, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Fuente de Aguas Danzantes, kick back and relax at Punta Mogotes, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo, and get a sense of history and politics at Museo Casa sobre el Arroyo - Casa del Puente.

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Fly from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mar del Plata, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to La Plata.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Bosque del Vivero, Faro Querandi
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Torre Tanque ©
Torre Tanque
Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo ©
Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese

4
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Estadio Ciudad de La Plata and Plaza Islas Malvinas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Plata: Chascomus (Museo Pampeano, Casa de Casco, & more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza Moreno, enjoy some diversion at Teatro Municipal Coliseo Podesta, explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de La Plata, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Plata.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the La Plata sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mar del Plata to La Plata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mar del Plata in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in La Plata, with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in La Plata

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Historic Sites

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Chascomus
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Museo Pampeano ©
Museo Pampeano
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Estadio Ciudad de La Plata ©
Estadio Ciudad de La Plata

11
days
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jardin Botanico and Barrio de Belgrano. Get out of town with these interesting Buenos Aires side-trips: Estancia Santa Susana (in Los Cardales), Laguna Navarro (in Navarro) and Heladeria Real (in Campana). See some other sides of Buenos Aires: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, head off the coast to Martín García Island, and wander the streets of Palermo Viejo.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Maschwitz Market, Estancia Santa Susana, Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Peron, Las Palmas Del Pilar, Heladeria Real
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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