5 days in Uruguay Itinerary

5 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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5 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  26 h
1
Cabo Polonio
— Few hours
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Punta del Diablo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Chuy
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Montevideo
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  17 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

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Cabo Polonio

Cabo Polonio ©
The isolated hamlet of Cabo Polonio, part of Uruguay's remote Rocha province, offers a different take on a South American beach holiday.
On the 28th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cabo Polonio holiday planner .

Washington DC, USA to Cabo Polonio is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Washington DC to Cabo Polonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Cabo Polonio

Historic Sites
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Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio

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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.
On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fortress of Santa Teresa and then stroll through Playa Grande.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Punta del Diablo itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Cabo Polonio to Punta del Diablo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Chuy.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fortress of Santa Teresa
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Fortress of Santa Teresa ©
Fortress of Santa Teresa

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Chuy

Chuy
Hugging the very eastern fringe of Uruguay and wedged up against Brazil, the small town of Chuy represents one of Uruguay's final frontiers.
To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chuy road trip site .

You can drive from Punta del Diablo to Chuy in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Chuy

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo, take a stroll through Ciudad Vieja, and then make a trip to Plaza Independencia.

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Traveling by car from Chuy to Montevideo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Chuy to Montevideo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Palacio Legislativo ©
Palacio Legislativo

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