The Lake District: Places to Explore


  • Bariloche

    Bariloche is the gateway to all the recreational and scenic splendors of the Northern Lake District and headquarters for 2-million-acre Nahuel Huapi National Park. Although planes, boats, and...

  • El Bolsón

    El Bolsón ("the purse") lies in a valley enclosed on either side by the jagged peaks of two mountain ranges. You catch your first glimpse of the valley about 66 km (41 mi) from Bariloche, with...

  • Parque Nacional Lago Puelo

  • Parque Nacional Lanín

  • Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

  • San Martín de los Andes

    Surrounded by lakes, dense forests, and mountains, San Martín de los Andes lies in a natural basin at the foot of Lago Lácar. It's a small, easygoing town, much like Bariloche was 30 years ago,...

  • Villa La Angostura

    Once a lakeside hamlet on a narrow angostura (isthmus) on the northern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, this small resort town has benefited from thoughtful planning and strict adherence to business...

  • Villa Traful

    If there were a prize for the most beautiful lake in the region, Lago Traful would win for its clarity, serenity, and wild surroundings. Small log houses peek through the cypress forest along the...


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