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In Chile, Patagonia remains pristine: Travel Weekly

With its monumental peaks, ancient glaciers and picture-perfect lakes and rivers, Patagonia is hardly a tough sell. And with many travelers visiting only the Argentine side, the Chilean sections remain relatively pristine and untapped.

This 210-mile stretch of land just north of Patagonia holds just as many, if not more, opportunities for adventure.

Thinking of Going to Patagonia? Why You Should Try Chile’s Lake District Instead

While Patagonia, the vast region that makes up most of South America’s tail and is shared by Chile and Argentina, has become increasingly traveled and celebrated, this area is one of its lesser-known corners.  Queulat National Park  opened in 1983 — after the Carretera Austral highway finally reached here that year — so the park’s 600 square miles of mountains, forests, rivers and glaciers are still pristine.  The journey started with a flight to Balmaceda airport, about 2½ hours south of…

Pure nature in Chile’s lesser-known Patagonia

The bridge at the start of the hike to the Hanging Glacier in Queulat National Park.

11 Reasons You Should Get to Santiago Before Everyone Else Does | Once overlooked by travelers making their way down to Patagonia and Easter Island, Santiago has grown into a destination to visit in its own right over the past decade.

Once overlooked by travelers making their way down to Patagonia and Easter Island, Santiago has grown into a destination to visit in its own right

Exploring the Pantanal: Travel Weekly

Travel Weekly Central South America news and features

Machu Picchu addresses overcrowding with new rules: Travel Weekly

There will be two daily visiting periods and a tour guide requirement for visiting the site, effective July

In Peru, colonialism and conversion: Travel Weekly

Churches in and around Cusco illustrate how precolonial traditions often endured in the decades after the Spanish set foot in the New World.

Adventurous spirit of Easter Island -- by Judy Koutsky

For adventure travelers, this hard-to-reach island is on the short list of must-visit destinations.

Widescreen, landcape shot, on a clear blue-sky day of Villaricca volcano and the Chilean Lakes, Chile.

Highlights of Chile: readers’ travel tips

Widescreen, landcape shot, on a clear blue-sky day of Villaricca volcano and the Chilean Lakes, Chile.

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