The Lake District: Places to Explore

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  • 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 buses arrive... Read more

  • 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 the glaciers... Read more

  • 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, with many... Read more

  • 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 codes... Read more

  • 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 way to... Read more

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