Buenos Aires . . . Then What?

Getting there: By ferry
Buquebus operates the ferries between Buenos Aires and Colonia (011-54/11-4316-6500, buquebus.com). Expect to pay $37 each way for the fast ferry or $19 each way for the three-hour boat. A one-way taxi to the Hipódromo costs about $6.50. Everything else in town can be reached by foot.

Lodging

 

  • Posada Plaza Mayor 011-598/52-23193, hotelplazamayor.com.uy, from $85
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  • Radisson Hotel 011-598/52-30460, radisson.com/colonia.uy, from $79
  • Food

     

  • Restaurant del Yacht Escollera Santa Rita, Puerto de Yates, 011-598/52-31354, lunch $12
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  • Blanco & Negro General Flores 248, 011-598/94-524-129, ñandú $12
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  • Mesón de la Plaza Vasconcellos 153, 011-598/52-24807, pork ribs $6
  • Activities

     

  • Artesanías y Tejidos Calle del Colegio 66, 011-598/52-23158
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  • Alberto Pintos 011-598/99-167-150, $10 per hour
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  • Hipódromo Real de San Carlos Eloy Perazza, 011-598/52-23072
  • Nightlife

     

  • Colonia Rock Misiones de los Tapas 157, 011-598/52-28189
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