San Carlos de Bariloche is a popular ski destination located at the base of the Andes Mountains. Its vibrant outdoor culture blends well with a rich history that is showcased well in its most prominent museums.
Museo Paleontological showcases one of the widest selections of dinosaur fossils from the Patagonia region. It contains numerous exhibits from the Jurassic Period, alongside dinosaur eggs, intact sharks and a rich display of fauna from throughout history.
Museo de la Patagonia
Museo de la Patagonia is a natural history and anthropology museum that contains artifacts dating back to the prehistoric era. It focuses on natural sciences, aboriginal history, regional history and the conquest of the desert.
Museo de Chocolate Fenoglio
Museo de Chocolate Fenoglio takes visitors on a tour of the chocolate-making process. Named for Aldo Fenoglio, the first chocolatier in Bariloche, here you can sample the wares before learning the ins and outs of what goes into making everyone’s favorite treat.
Museo Geologico Rosendo Pascual
Museo Geologico Rosendo Pascual boasts the largest invertebrate collection in Chile with more than 10,000 specimens. The museum showcases mammals, reptiles and birds from Patagonia, alongside a geology exhibit with rocks from all over the world.
La Casa de Acuarista
La Casa de Acuarista, better known as the Aquarium House, is the best place to learn about the local fish species. It houses more than 50 aquariums, each teeming with fish and other marine life from the region’s vast lakes and oceans.
Winter in Boston is a magical experience; from a stroll across the frosted Public Gardens to holiday shopping on Newbury Street, the festive season comes alive in Boston.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
A perfect New England holiday season awaits in Central Massachusetts. West of Boston, the state offers plenty of small-town holiday charm and events.
Spain’s capital brims with historical sites, tapas and neighborhoods to explore. Home to world-class art museums, breathtaking architecture and a spectacular dining scene, Madrid is a feast for all senses. If you only have two days to explore the city, don’t worry. We spoke with Four Seasons Hotel Madrid’s concierge team to give you the best insight for your short trip to Madrid.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips.
For travelers looking for a dessert escape this holiday season, Oasis at Death Valley awaits. Ancient waters bubble up from the ground to support an entire ecosystem at Oasis at Death Valley, a secluded resort tucked into the dramatic desert setting off Death Valley National Park.