Top Reasons to Go to Rio de Janeiro

Stunning Beaches: Unpack your Speedo or thong bikini and join the masses at Rio's miles of gorgeous beaches.

Magnificent Flora and Fauna: Keep an eye out for toucans and parrots, gloriously colorful flowers along the sidewalks, tiny monkeys in the trees, and flocks of parakeets overhead in the world's largest swath of urban rain forest.

Carnival: Head to the streets or the Sambódromo, and revel in the celebration of Rio's biggest party.

Brazilian Beats: Tap your feet to the uniquely Brazilian styles of music such as samba, bossa nova, funk, and pagode that echo from the myriad clubs and live-music venues.

Scrumptious Meals: Tickle your taste buds with delicious dining experiences—there's a lot to like for meat lovers and vegetarians at Rio's diverse restaurants.

Breathtaking Landscapes: Bask in the beauty of the endlessly breathtaking landscapes that unfold between mountain and ocean.

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