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Top things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Things To Do In Rio de Janeiro

You're about to point your compass in a new direction. Never one to shy away from a brand new feat and innovative ways to get inspired, you're eager to investigate an exciting destination from top to bottom. Next stop: Rio de Janeiro! It's not difficult to fill your time, because Expedia can hook you up with tons of things to do. Find and book your activities today, and the only thing left to do is pack your trunk and prepare to have fun.

  • The things to do in Rio de Janeiro are not only perfect for you, but they won't bust your budget. We have things to do here, and you can make them yours starting at just . Get your favorite tours and excursions on Expedia for significant savings, and you'll still have money for a fancy hotel or decadent meal while you're in town.
  • Rio de Janeiro is a favorite among travelers similar to you. In fact, a good percentage of travelers can't wait for the next vacation to Rio de Janeiro to check out local hot spots and participate in the best activities. The most popular activities can earn the enthusiasm of even experienced globetrotters, and one look at our list explains why. Our collection includes an impressive range of culturally based excursions and opportunities for fun. From Rio de Janeiro's most visited places to spend a day like the Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour to foodie tours like Plataforma Samba Show, there are plenty of things to do at your fingertips when you search through the best day trips here at Expedia.

Our activities are the perfect way to organize your vacation. You'll need an expert itinerary to best get the feel for Rio de Janeiro, especially when you long to include plenty of local cuisine and entertainment. And it's clear that you're someone who likes to get out and about—you're excited to get out and have an adventure. You look forward to checking off the best activities around, and an afternoon walking through charming neighborhoods is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Book group tours on Expedia, and there will be no need to worry about looking at a map.