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Buenos Aires is endowed with green spaces, like Barrancas de Belgrano (at the corner of La Palma and Av. 11 de Septiembre) and Bosque de Palermo (between Libertador and Figueroa Alcorta Avenues in Palermo), that have playgrounds, ponds, paddle boats, and even carousels. Any time of the day, all week long, families come to these parks to enjoy some piece and quiet in the middle of the city, and so their kids can play outdoors without the exhaust of buses or street traffic.

Another major attraction for kids is the Parque de la Costa, an amusement park in Tigre, about an hour outside of the city. There are giant roller coasters, a water park, and many shows (all in Spanish), as well as an English-style pub and several parrillas.

If the idea of hauling your little ones to a museum for…