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State of Rio de Janeiro Visitors Guide

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Best of State of Rio de Janeiro

3 days in State of Rio de Janeiro
3 days in State of Rio de Janeiro

Each day offers a different theme, pace and feel to Rio de Janiero. Orient yourself with scenic overviews on Day 1, discover cultural highlights on Day 2, and relax at the beaches on Day 3.

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Family-friendly State of Rio de Janeiro

State of Rio de Janeiro for young kids
State of Rio de Janeiro for young kids

There is more to Rio than sandbuckets and sunburns for the little ones. Enjoy these family-friendly activities that offer something of interest for all ages.

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State of Rio de Janeiro on a budget

State of Rio de Janeiro for free
State of Rio de Janeiro for free

The best of Rio can be seen and experienced for little or no drain on the wallet. This list provides options for parks, beaches, a museum, and a street market.

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Insiders' State of Rio de Janeiro

State of Rio de Janeiro off the beaten path
State of Rio de Janeiro off the beaten path

Discover the Rio beyond the famous panoramic views and touristic beach scene. Here are some unusual picks for the more adventurous traveller to Rio, including unusual neighbourhoods to explore, and prime spots for active outdoor pursuits such as hiking, hang gliding, and surfing.

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Getaways from State of Rio de Janeiro

Daytrips from State of Rio de Janeiro
Daytrips from State of Rio de Janeiro

A variety of pleasant options exist for day trips from Rio, including UNESCO World Heritage towns, secluded surf beaches, and cooler mountain retreats favored by Cariocas.

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Perfect Day

One day in Buzios (Mykal, 9 May 2010)
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Perfect Weekend

Rio with partiers (Cristiano-Nogueira, 22 Jul 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Whirlwind Rio! (GBrowne, 22 May 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes

Best Of

4.5 of 5 stars 20 Votes
Rio de Janeiro featured in Rio For Partiers (Rio_For_Partiers, 4 Mar 2013)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
4.0 of 5 stars 14 Votes

Recent Trip

Rio de Janeiro (Mike Y, 9 Mar 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Intro to South America (stevoCardiff, 3 Apr 2013)
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Kiran's World (quanticmove, 30 Jan 2010)
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