22 days in Uruguay Itinerary

22 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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22 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Cabo Polonio
— 2 nights
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Punta del Diablo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Punta del Este
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Colonia del Sacramento
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Montevideo
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Fort Wayne

2
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio and Beaches at Cabo Polonio. Take a break from the city and head to La Pedrera and Monte de Ombúes. Venture out of the city with trips to La Paloma (Faro Cabo Santa Maria & Playa Los Botes). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bosque de Ombues.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cabo Polonio trip itinerary maker site .

Fort Wayne, USA to Cabo Polonio is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Wayne to Cabo Polonio is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Cabo Polonio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Paloma, Bosque de Ombues, Monte de Ombúes, La Pedrera
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Faro Cabo Santa Maria ©
Faro Cabo Santa Maria
La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera
Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fortress of Santa Teresa and Playa de Punta del Diablo. Get in touch with nature at Santa Teresa National Park and Cerro Verde e Islas de la Coronilla. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa de la Viuda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Rivero, take in the views from Puente Colgante, and appreciate the history behind Artigas Monument.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Punta del Diablo trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Cabo Polonio to Punta del Diablo by combination of taxi and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rocha, La Coronilla
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Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa del Rivero ©
Playa del Rivero

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Playa de Jose Ignacio and Playa Hermosa. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Punta Colorada and Playa Mansa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Punta del Este: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar), Minas (Cerro Artigas & Parque Salto del Penitente) and Playa Solanas (in Punta Ballena). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Lussich, take a leisurely stroll along Rambla de Piriapolis, get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Bikini.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Punta del Este trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Punta del Diablo to Punta del Este takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Punta del Diablo to Punta del Este due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Jose Ignacio, Minas, Playa Bikini
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Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Ralli Museum Punta del Este ©
Ralli Museum Punta del Este

4
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento and Plaza Mayor. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento and Bodega Boutique El Legado. Step out of Colonia del Sacramento with an excursion to Molino Quemado in Nueva Helvecia--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Convento de San Francisco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Matriz, make a trip to Centro Cultural Bastion Del Carmen, and examine the collection at Museo Archivo Regional De Colonia Del Sacramento.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Boutique El Legado, Molino Quemado
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Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento
Convento de San Francisco ©
Convento de San Francisco

5
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pizzorno Family Estates and Museo Casa de Gobierno. Iglesia de las Carmelitas and Castillo Pittamiglio will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Montevideo to go to Canelones and see Establecimiento Juanico, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, learn about winemaking at Bouza Bodega Boutique, walk around El Prado, and examine the collection at Museo de Historia del Arte - MuHAr.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Montevideo road trip website .

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Montevideo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canelones
Highlights from your plan
Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
1972 Museum ©
1972 Museum
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas

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