The South American continent offers amazing beach destinations, intriguing history, plenty of breathtaking scenery and modern cities. It can be difficult to figure out where to spend your vacation in Latin America which is the main reason why I have compiled this list of the Ten most amazing places to explore in South America.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This enormous city provides the best combination of beautiful landscapes and unique cultures. Two of the most well known attractions here includes the Christ statue and the pristine beaches in Ipanema. Beautiful Rio comes with a large number of Samba night clubs for locals and tourists to enjoy and most Saturdays the city hosts an amazing outdoor market.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

There really aren't many cities that are as urban as the city of Sao Paulo. This city comes with much more than 10 million residents, it's the planet's third largest sized city and also the most well known throughout Latin America. The city of Sao Paulo features one of a kind cultures, wonderful dishes and a good amount of festivals.

Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia

The lovely city known as Bogota is found very deep inside of the Andes mountains. Bogotá is actually a city of various contrasts. Bogota includes enormous structures found alongside incredible colonial churches.

Quito, Ecuador

Quito is stunning in so many different ways. This city sits a couple of miles from the Equator, a lot of people would therefore be expecting tremendously hot climatic conditions but the high altitude keeps it pleasant. You won't notice any extreme conditions when it comes to temperature.Quito is in fact encircled by unbelievable beauty, like mountains, stunning volcanoes and even forested hillsides.

Salvador, Brazil

Salvador is seen as being one of the oldest metropolitan areas found in the Americas and you will find tons of old structures which normally includes various churches along with museums for travelers to explore. The beaches of Salvador are gorgeous and are never too far off. Should you get bored with the coastline you can get onboard a ferry to the amazing tropical islands of Todos os Santos and Itaparica Island as the coastline here will be a lot more secluded.

Lima, Peru

This Peruvian city is referred to as the city of kings and is nicely situated on the central coast of Peru. The city is populated with people from around the world. It is actually a desert city, and nearly all people would assume Lima to be sunny and dry. It actually does have loads of sunshine all through summer, though through the rest of the year, expect cloudy skies.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Vacationers across the world are fascinated with this Argentinian city for it's cheap prices and outstanding classiness. The city roads are lined with inspiring art studios, clubs, gorgeous hotels and places to eat.

Santiago, Chile

The city of Santiago will be overcrowded and very polluted, on the other hand the magnificent Andes Mountain range is visible just outside of the city. Holidaymakers who head over to the other regions of The city, will come across lovely regions equally as interesting as it's well known neighbor, Buenos Aires. The numerous other city regions happen to be popular for it's picturesque cobblestone avenues, glamorous hotels and also green parks.