17 Amazing Places to Visit in Latin America

From ancient sites to modern bites, here are 20 great adventures in Latin America

These hot spots are worth considering for your next trip to Latin America. Snorkel the world's second largest reef in Belize, cycle across salt flats in Bolivia, or connect with a Quechuan family in Ecuador.

Go with Nat Geo: Enjoy a 10-day private expedition to mainland Chile and Easter Island, a new weeklong voyage to the Galápagos, and the popular “Machu Picchu Inn to Inn Trek.” National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World has five properties in Central America and nine in South America. They range from the 17-bungalow Lapa Rios Lodge on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula to Belize's river retreat, Copal Tree Lodge.