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  1. The heart of the city

    The Obelisk is a modern monument placed at the heart of Buenos Aires. It was built in May 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first founding of the city. (Dennis Degnan / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Passion dance

    Two tango dancers perform in Calle Caminito, a street in La Boca district of Buenos Aires famous for this passionate dance. (Sergio Pitamitz / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Color block

    Colorful buildings are hard to miss on Caminito Street in Buenos Aires. (Sergio Pitamitz / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. A place in the sun

    Sun-seekers crowd a beach in Mar del Planta - Argentina's premier seaside resort on the southern coast of Buenos Aires Province. (Yann Arthus-bertrand / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. A walk on the water

    The 335-foot-long suspension pedestrian bridge, Puente de la Mujer (Bridge of the Woman) was donated by Alberto L. Gonzales and his family to this city of Buenos Aires. Designed by Santiago Calatrava , it is the architect's only work in South America. (Michael Lewis / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Amazing acoustics

    The Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. It has 2,367 seats and standing room for 1,000. (Hubert Stadler / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Capital beauty

    Finished in 1906, the National Congress Building in Buenos Aires is four stories high and has two pavilions, one on each side. (Anthony Cassidy / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
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updated 8/27/2009 10:28:05 AM ET 2009-08-27T14:28:05

Book by: Sept. 10
Travel by: Through December

The deal
From the world-class wineries of Mendoza to the remarkable natural wonders of Iguazú National Park, Argentina offers an astounding number of unique destinations to explore. For milder temperatures and fewer crowds, consider a trip to Buenos Aires and beyond during this country’s magical spring season. We suggest these exciting tours and city specials, available from only $1,129.

Buenos Aires 6-night Vacation with Flight from $1,129
Known as the Paris of the South, the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires is a must-see destination for all types of travelers. From the sultry tango halls of San Telmo to the busy sidewalk cafes and high-end boutiques of Recoleta, you’ll experience the best of this fashion-forward city on this 6-night getaway from Go-today.com. Your package includes round-trip airfare from Miami and six nights’ accommodations in your choice of conveniently-situated hotels, with daily breakfast and transfers included. Book by September 10 for rates as low as $1,129.

Argentina 9-day Adventure Package from $2,195
Argentina won’t be crying for you anymore — at least not when you’re touring exciting Buenos Aires, Iguazú National Park, and saving $300 to boot. With this 9-day excursion, you’ll visit breathtaking Iguazú Falls with an expert tour guide and explore the jungles that are home wildlife like toucans, parakeets, and capuchin monkeys. Other package highlights include a 3-hour boat ride on the picturesque San Francisco River, as well as a ride through the lush, tropical jungle in a 4X4 vehicle. This unforgettable trip costs $2,195 if you book by August 31. Rates include eight nights in luxury hotels and lodges, guided tours and entry fees, and some meals.

The dollars
Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Be sure to check airfare prices in advance of your departure date. At the time of writing, we found round-trip fares from New York to Buenos Aires in mid-October available for $720. Visit ShermansTravel.com for the best fares and flight deals.

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