Russas is the center of an agricultural region in the eastern parts of Ceará. Not much of a touristy spot, it is conveniently located on the main highway BR-116, some 170 km from Fortaleza, and could be a stopover for a taste of the real Brazil.
Swim in the river, a couple of kilometers out of town.
Everybody gets together at the main square in the early evenings. Occasional forró-parties on the weekends. Those youngsters who have a car mostly go to Canoa Quebrada for a night out.
A couple of inexpensive inns near the main square.
Loads of cyber cafés