Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego, is a city that about 58,000 people call home.
Ushuaia is located about 1450 miles (2334 kilometers) south of the national capital Buenos Aires and 1500 miles (2414 kilometers) south of Santiago.
Escape the bustling streets by taking time out to explore the local protected parks, such as Tierra del Fuego National Park and Martillo Island Penguin Colony. These two biological areas are delightful places for families to check out the local flora and fauna.
Ski fields around Ushuaia include Castor Mount or Glaciar Martial. Both resorts offer some excellent slopes and trails.
The Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse by far the most recognized attractions in this oceanfront vacation destination. After exploring the lighthouse and buildings, visit the various vantage points to photograph it against its natural backdrop.
In this culture-loving city, be sure to investigate the interesting museums, such as the Fin del Mundo Museum, where you can browse local collections. Take advantage of the peace and quiet, ask the staff about any temporary displays, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the echoes of the past.
Among the best monuments and heritage buildings in the area is the Estancia Harberton. This place provides for visitors the chance to deepen their understanding of an important time in time. Chat to locals, take photos and deepen your knowledge of the local history.