Side Trips from Rio Travel Guide
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While there's no shortage of things to do in Rio de Janeiro itself, visitors should make time to experience the many attractions in the surrounding area. The state of Rio de Janeiro is relatively small, but offers a broad range of distinctly Brazilian attractions. There are no better places to unwind after the frenetic pace of Rio than Búzios or Paraty. And nature lovers will greatly enjoy the idyllic Ilha Grande.
There are hotels for all budgets and all tastes, from pousadas lining the beaches along the Blue and Green coasts that offer simple rooms—with barely more...read more
The food here is nothing if not eclectic. Coastal towns serve a large selection of fresh seafood, and most have a local specialty that's worth trying. Beachfront...read more
Things To Do in Side Trips from Rio
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Glamorous Búzios: Hang out with the young and beautiful on the beach at Búzios in the morning, then enjoy the sunset on Orla Bardot.... Read more
The history of Rio de Janeiro State is as colorful as it is bloody. The first Portuguese trading post was established in 1502 in Cabo Frio to... Read more
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