Branching Out: Day Trips to Explore Near Rio

Read on for 4 destinations near Rio that make for amazing day trips. Niterói, Petrópolis, Teresópolis, and Ilha de Paquetá are each within a 2-hour trek (via car or public transportation) from Rio and each city offers something different.  From an artsy metropolitan vibe to the idyllic mountain scene, from the great outdoors to an island retreat–you’re bound to find a destination you’ll love!

GREAT DAY TRIPS TO EXPLORE WITHIN TWO HOURS FROM RIO

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