The Grand Plan
Pack up!

Washington, DC

Fly to Santiago

through Baltimore, Atlanta, and Mexico City

The long way south: 36 hours of travel

Buy The Van

Two days in Santiago, Chile


Two weeks in Santiago, Valparaiso, and Vina del Mar

Beaches, museums, local life, and food

Head South to Adventure Country

One week in Pucon and Villarica, Chile

Climb volcanoes, raft rivers, and learn to master the #vanlife

Enter Argentina

One week in Bariloche

Beautiful Swiss mountain villages on glacial lakes

Carretera Austral

One week in Chiloe, Villa O'Higgins

Chile's partially-paved highway to Patagonia


Three weeks in Punta Arenas, Ushuaia

Finally put all that expensive clothing to work: hiking and climbing in beautiful scenery

Argentinian Coastline

One week

Drive north to Buenos Aires, stopping at ranches and beach towns along the way

Buenos Aires

One week


A few days

Iguazu Falls



A few days


A week

Tour the salt flats at Salar de Uyuni, the landscapes of Lake Titicaca, and breathe a little deeper in the mountain air


Two weeks

Choquequirao, Macchu Picchu, the Nazca lines, and paragliding over the ocean