Best Places to Visit in Baguio

by gretch on June 6, 2011

One of the beautiful places in the northern part of the Philippines is Baguio City. It is the perfect summer destination because of its weather. It’s actually hailed as the Summer Capital of the Philippines.  It is also known as City of Pines. Many local and foreign tourists go to Baguio City to escape from the heat brought by the summer season. Tagaytay is also an alternative of Baguio City. Vacation in the City of Pines is really exciting. You’ll never run out of things to do and things to see. It features exotic and wonderful tourist attractions that you will fall in love with. There also various activities that can be done to make your stay even more exciting.

Tourist Spots in Baguio City

What are the best places for visitors in the Summer Capital? Let’s look into the list of the best tourist attractions that truly boost the tourism industry of the city. Read the following:

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Burnham Park

1. Burnham Park: It was designed by Daniel Burnham, an American architect. The park features a man-made lake located at the center of the park where visitors could have boating. The gardens in the park are also very attractive, especially when the flowers begin to bloom. You will be surrounded by vibrant colors.

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Wright Park

2. Wright Park: If you are into horseback riding, this park is the right place for you.


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Camp John Hay

3. Camp John Hay: The camp used to be a place for rest and recreation for US Military men. But now, it is an area for golf, camp, and picnics. The camp is surrounded by beautiful pine trees.

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Tam-awan Village

Tam-awan Village: This village offers breathtaking views. An additional feature is a group of Igorot huts which are made for tourist attractions. It also features artworks. If you enter this village, you will feel like you are in a different part of the world. Have a tourist guide with you so you will understand better the things that you will see in there.

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Mines View Park

Mines View Park: If you want to see the best views of Baguio City, Mines View is the best place to go. You can also get beautiful souvenirs at the park. You can also see good views and spots while at the veranda of SM Baguio.

Other must-see tourist attractions include PMA, Botanical Garden, The Mansion, Maryknoll Ecological Sanctuary, Lourdes Grotto, BenCab Museum, Asin Hot Springs, and Session Road.

After your tour to the different spots, explore and try the specialties of the restaurants in the city to make your stay even more memorable. To have a good rest, the city has great hotels and inns like Microtel Inns and Suites Baguio. Enjoy your travel!

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