Category: Adventure

Three stone peaks surrounded by snow tower over foothills and a river.

The Best Time to Visit Patagonia in Chile and Argentina

Each of Patagonia’s seasons has something magical to offer intrepid travelers. Plan the best time to visit Patagonia with our Patagonia weather guide below.

A river flows in front of a field of cut trees with a partially snow-capped mountain behind.

Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego National Park Travel Guide

Tierra del Fuego National Park is the perfect destination for outdoorsy travelers. Learn about Tierra del Fuego tours and weather, getting there, where to stay in Ushuaia and more.

Spot sea turtles, fish, colorful coral and more when scuba diving in the Galapagos.

Scuba Diving in the Galapagos: Your Complete Guide

Discover more about scuba diving in the Galapagos and scuba diving tours in the Galapagos, including best time to dive, best dive sites, what you’ll see, and how to book your trip.

A tall waterfall surrounded by lush jungle greenery.

Gocta Waterfall: Peru’s Tallest Free-falling Cascade

Visit one of the world’s tallest waterfalls on your trip to Peru! Learn all about the Gocta Waterfall, a breathtaking place where the Amazon Rainforest meets the Andes Mountains.

View of Laguna 69, a clear blue-green lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains and clear blue skies

Laguna 69: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna 69 is one of the best hikes in Huaraz. Check out our Lake 69 hiking guide for insider tips on what to pack for the Laguna 69 trek, where to stay, and what to expect!

A full moon rises in a purple sky above mountainous rock formations in the Atacama Desert.

Top 14 Deserts In South America: Sand, Salt, and Solitude

South America has impressive mountains, rainforests, and coasts, but it also has incredible deserts across the continent. Learn about 14 of the best deserts in South America below.

Aerial view of Machu Picchu stone ruins surrounded by green mountains and clouds.

Machu Picchu Hikes: Short Trails and Multi-day Treks

Travelers can hike one of four short trails within the Machu Picchu citadel or take a multi-day trek to the site itself. Pick from these Machu Picchu hikes to enhance your visit!

The winding Amazon River as seen from above Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos Travel Guide: How to Explore the Peruvian Amazon

Check out our complete Iquitos guide for the best hotels in Iquitos, what to pack, Iquitos weather, top restaurants, expert advice, and more!

Snow-capped peaks across a green valley with blue skies along the Salkantay trek.

Inca Trail Alternatives: 6 Scenic Andean Treks

If the Inca Trail is sold out or you prefer trekking along remote trails, these 6 Inca Trail alternatives are incredible trekking options in the majestic Andes Mountains of Cusco.