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Buenos Aires with Teenagers

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Buenos Aires with Teenagers

We are going to be in Buenos Aires with three teenagers and an eleven year old (three girls, one boy)for three days starting February 11. We would appreciate any suggestions for things to do/see with kids.

Thanks much.

Brent

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1. Re: Buenos Aires with Teenagers

Recommend you eat dinner one night at Acabar, Honduras 5733 in Palermo. Book a table and go early as it fills up. The service is friendly, the decor is spectacularly kitsch and they have loads of games you can play. The food is much more varied than your average Argentine, though in 3 days you won't have time to get tired of steak!

Introduce them to really good beef, obvioulsy! Also go for a mixed parilla so they can try bbq'd things they would only eat heavily disguised in a burger or sausage at home... they can always fill up on desert!

There are some lovely art galleries & small museums, though it depends on what you can persuade them to do. Try the police museum Calle San Martín 353, which is a bit different! Even if they are too cool for school, they should find something gruesome & interesting.

There is a nice little dinosaur museum at Parque Centenario, though it won't impress anyone from Washington, NY or London.

The interractive science museum in Recoleta cultural centre is fun. You really should see the cemetary a couple of doors down, though they may think it odd that you should want to!

There are a couple of theme parks, if that's their thing. The best seems to be at Tigre, which also has a boat you can chug around the Delta on. search Tigre on this forum for more details.

The zoo is lovely, the animals are very well looked after and only the mighty condors look depressed! There are other parks around and the Observatory is nearby.

You could split the party and let the girls roam around the Abasto shopping centre while the boy discovers the living hell upstairs where they have an amusement centre for children. You can all meet up for ice-cream at Munchis or Freddos on the top floor afterwards.

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2. Re: Buenos Aires with Teenagers

we stayed in Palermo Soho,and my 16 yo daughter loved the area, walking around and shopping.

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3. Re: Buenos Aires with Teenagers

We have not gone yet but are planning a trip there for late March with our kids (ages 16 and 13). Two things we have read about that I think our teens will enjoy are the Opera Pampa and doing a bike tour of Buenos Aires.

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4. Re: Buenos Aires with Teenagers

Sorry - I gave you a bad steer with the police museum. Apparently the really gruesome exhibits are off-limits to the under-16s.

Have a good trip!

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5. Re: Buenos Aires with Teenagers

Hello DrBlueJacksonHole:

www.bue.gov.ar/especiales/index.php…

Enjoy!

Patsy!

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