Where is the best place to stay in Ushuaia?
Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, is located on the Isla Grande de Tierra Del Fuego, surrounded by beautiful lakes, forests, sea and mountains. It offers a wide variety of activities all year round, such as skiing in winter and trips to explore the virgin landscape in summer. There are also many trips from here to visit the Martial Glacier, the Monte Castor, the Tierra de Fuego National Park, etc.
If you are looking for some warmth and atmosphere in cold Ushuaia, the best place to stay is the city centre. The main street is Avenida San Martín, which is where the majority of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, chocolatiers and liquor stores can be found. Other lively streets are the Avenida Maipú and Avenida Lasserre. You can also explore the obelisk from here, which is located within the Plaza 12 de octubre.
From the centre itself you can also enjoy amazing views of the Canal (Beagle Channel), as well as explore the bay´s port, from where catamaran trips leave heading to the Canal de Beagle, which is home to the Les Éclaireurs lighthouse, Isla de los Lobos and the Isla de los Pájaros. The city also has a large number of museums, such as the Maritime Museum, the Museo Del Fin del Mundo (End of The World Museum), or the old Ushuaia prison.