Chile is a country located on west side of South America. It is a long, slender country that runs down the coast with it’s back to the country of Argentina. The country is 4300 km in length with its average width of 175 km makes the thought of the shape look like a snake. Other than the country’s odd geography it has plenty of beautiful beaches, landmarks, and experiences to offer.
Parque Nacional Torres del Paine
This beautiful park is a place you will not want to miss while traveling to Chile. This site is what draws most people to southern Chile and it definitely lives up to its reputation. Sometimes referred to as South America’s finest national park, the granite pillars of Torres del Paine ( Towers of Paine) are breathtaking. In addition, there are trails to explore, azure lakes, and roaring rivers. There are also guided tours and trips as well as places to stay within the park which you will definitely want to do because 1 day there will not be enough.
Easter Island is one of the most isolated places on earth but definitely worth the trek to get to. It’s most famous attraction is the giant statues created by the Rapa Nui people. In addition to learning about the island’s extensive history, you can snorkel, dive, and surf, as well as just, lay on the white sand beaches.
More interested in exploring the cities and nightlife? Check out Santiago, the capital of Chile. It’s a great place to visit museums, restaurants, art galleries, and architecture. There’s plenty to do like checking out the neighborhoods of Patronato where you can tour beautiful mansions and shop and then going to grab a drink and eat at fabulous restaurants in Pio Nono. Hotels, hostels, as well as unique AirBnBs are plentiful in this city and spending a day or even a week here.
There’s a little something for everyone in Chile and it is certainly a travel destination that you will want to add to your list. From beautiful national parks to metropolitan areas, the number of places to travel and things to do are extensive. The only thing you will have trouble with is deciding what to do first.