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Rio Grande Travel Guide, Argentina

This travel guide will give you an insight on Rio Grande which is a picturesque town near Ushuaia Travel Guide in Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. You must not confuse it with Rio Grande Travel Guide in Brasil. The town is located in the northern area of the island but it is considered its commercial center. Tourists would often visit Rio Grande before proceeding to other parts of the island. As the island is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Argentina, Rio Grande is always teeming with tourists both local and foreigners. But even though the town is slowly transforming into a tourist destination, it’s still a rural area where most people live from agriculture.

Rio Grande Travel Guide- Economic Development

Aside from a remarkable tourist destination, Rio Grande has also become one of the most aggressive business districts in Argentina in terms of development. To attract more businesses, the island offers tax exemption for business. As a result, businesses are set up in Rio Grande and in other areas in the island.

Rio Grande Travel Guide- Activities

The activities that a tourist can enjoy here are usually related to the daily lives of the locals as well as to the beautiful scenery in the island. But instead of being near the sea, the town is near a large river that attracts tourists who come here for a tranquil weekend. Fishing is a very popular past time for tourists in Rio Grande. You can also enjoy horseback riding, nature trails or just walking around the rural town of Rio Grande and enjoy the natural beauty of the island’s center.

Rio Grande Travel Guide-Places to Visit

A good way to know more about the town is to visit their museum named Museo de La Ciudad Virginia Choquintel. Inside you’ll see artifacts from the brief history of the town. Some of the oldest strictures are also found in this part of the island. Most of the notable structures are remembered because they are still there from the Peron period. Among them is the Obras Sanitarias which was built during the 50s.

When it comes to accommodation and travelers’ assistance, Rio Grande offers some of the best services anyone would experience in Argentina. This place is practically a paradise for fly fishing. The number of hotels and their connection with related services for fly fishing is remarkable. With proper planning, you can even make a reservation in advance for the boat if you want to experience the beauty of Rio Grande without any problem.

This travel guide might not have included all the major points but it has surely given you a glimpse of what it is like. Anyway, the town of Rio Grande is a great place to visit if you want to know more about Argentina excluding the busy streets.

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