Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation, is located about 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of Izumrud.
To connect with the Russian Federation way of life, rent a vehicle and discover the wider region around Izumrud. Protvino and Yusupovo are just two of the many other places worth seeing while you're in the Russian Federation.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest regional city. Moscow sits 45 miles (72 kilometers) away and features attractions including Donskoy Monastery, Moscow Durov Animal Theatre and Central Armed Forces Museum. Be sure not to head back to Izumrud until you've spent a little time at Moscow's Tolstoy Estate, Bitsa Park and Abai Kunanbaev Monument.
If the rain clouds roll in, fear not, the Russian Federation boasts a wide range of art galleries, theaters and art museums, that'll keep you and your family entertained. For a low-cost outdoors activity that the whole family will enjoy, take the time to visit the region's fascinating open-air exhibits, open-air museums and gardens.
Unwind the way the locals do in the the Russian Federation region. Go shore fishing and cycling while you are here. This spot has a number of excellent places for fishing, so make sure you leave room in your schedule to fit it in. Swimming is another popular watersport here.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend your last rubli on that last souvenir and bid a fond Poka! (farewell) to the interesting people you've met and the places you've seen.