Iguazu Falls

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While it's great to pick one destination to enjoy to the fullest, a day trip to a nearby town or attraction can be the icing on the cake of your vacation. ShermansTravel experts have rounded up the top day trips within a few hours' drive so you can experience that must-visit stretch of beach, national park, or under-the-radar city.

Day Trips from Iguazu Falls

Cataratas do Iguazu

For stunning panoramic views of the falls and striking perches overlooking the Devil’s Throat gorge, cross the border for a day in the Brazilian side of the park.

Approximately 18.5 miles from Puerto Iguazú, www.cataratasdoiguacu.com.br
Tags: family | views | outdoors | day trip

Jesuit Missions

The intricately carved red sandstone ruins of the Jesuit mission San Ignacio Miní in San Ignacio, near Posadas, provide a glimpse back to the 17th and 18th centuries when these Guarani settlements thrived.

155 miles from Puerto Iguazú,
Tags: family | history | day trip | world heritage site

La Aripuca

See the aripuca – a giant replica of a trap indigenous tribes once used for hunting. Made from native trees recovered from local logging practices, the exhibit promotes awareness of the effects of deforestation.

Ruta 12, 011-54-3757-423-488
Tags: family | outdoors | culture | history | day trip

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