19 days in Uruguay Itinerary

19 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Punta del Este
— 3 nights
2
Rocha
— 3 nights
3
Punta del Diablo
— 2 nights
4
Treinta Y Tres
— 1 night
5
Minas
— 1 night
6
Colonia del Sacramento
— 3 nights
7
Montevideo
— 4 nights

3
nights
Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Family-friendly places like Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Playa Punta Colorada will thrill your kids. You'll get in some beach time at Playa Mansa and Playa Punta Ballena. Get out of town with these interesting Punta del Este side-trips: Jose Ignacio (Playa de Jose Ignacio & Playa Mansa), Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar) and Playa Solanas (in Punta Ballena). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Brava, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Montoya, and don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Punta del Este trip maker tool.

Newark, USA to Punta del Este is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Punta del Este is 2 hours. In February, Punta del Este is warmer than Newark - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Jose Ignacio, Playa Punta Colorada, Pan De Azucar
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava

3
nights
Rocha

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Beaches at Cabo Polonio and Playa La Moza. Kids will enjoy Santa Teresa National Park and Puente Circular. Go for a jaunt from Rocha to La Pedrera to see La Pedrera about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Playa del Barco.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rocha journey planner.

Traveling by car from Punta del Este to Rocha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rocha, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beaches at Cabo Polonio, La Pedrera
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Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera
Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio

2
nights
Punta del Diablo

Punta del Diablo ©
Formerly a sleepy little fishing town, Punta del Diablo has become a popular seaside getaway with a wealth of attractions natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Playa del Rivero, look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Verde e Islas de la Coronilla, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Medanos de la Barra de Valizas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Puente Colgante, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Los Pescadores, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Viuda.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Punta del Diablo trip planning website.

Getting from Rocha to Punta del Diablo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rocha to Punta del Diablo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Treinta Y Tres.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Coronilla, Medanos de la Barra de Valizas
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Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Playa del Rivero ©
Playa del Rivero

1
night
Treinta Y Tres

Treinta Y Tres ©
Treinta y Tres is the capital city of the Treinta y Tres Department in eastern Uruguay.LocationThe city is located on Route 8, on the north banks of Olimar Grande River. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Arco Bicentenario De Artigas, thenpause for some photo ops at Plaza 19 de Abril, thenhike along Quebrada de los Cuervos, and finally pause for some photo ops at Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Treinta Y Tres trip maker website.

Drive from Punta del Diablo to Treinta Y Tres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Punta del Diablo to Treinta Y Tres is 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Treinta Y Tres can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Minas.

Things to do in Treinta Y Tres

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Quebrada de los Cuervos ©
Quebrada de los Cuervos
Plaza 19 de Abril ©
Plaza 19 de Abril
Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres ©
Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres

1
night
Minas

Minas ©
The capital of Lavalleja Department, Minas has a population of over 38,000.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Arequita, thenexamine the collection at Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas, thenstroll around Parque Salto del Penitente, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral De Minas.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Minas itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Treinta Y Tres to Minas in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Minas can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Minas

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Cerro Arequita ©
Cerro Arequita
Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas ©
Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas

3
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Visiting Playa Santa Ana and Balneario Artilleros will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Barrio Historico and Plaza Mayor. The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, stroll through Playa Fomento, go for a walk through Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Portugues.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colonia del Sacramento online vacation planner.

You can drive from Minas to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Santa Ana
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
Museo Portugues ©
Museo Portugues

4
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Montevideo

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Visit Playa Pocitos and Cuchilla alta for some beach relaxation. Bring the kids along to Pocitos and Rambla de Montevideo. Step out of Montevideo to go to Canelones and see Pizzorno Family Estates, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Ciudad Vieja, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Montevideo, take an in-depth tour of Cabildo de Montevideo, and explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Montevideo road trip site.

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Outdoors Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Canelones
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

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