Things to do in Baguio City

By on March 4, 2013

Baguio City has the coldest temperature in the Philippines averaging below 8 degrees than the lowland places. It is known as the summer capital of the Philippines.

Baguio City is one of the most visited places in the Philippines boasting it’s tourist attractions. The Philippines’ Summer Capital is situated 1,500-meters above sea level and some 250-kilometers north of Manila.
baguio botanical garden

Lodgings, accommodations, places to stay and hotels in Baguio City

If you are looking for a place to stay in Baguio City, here are my top recommendations:

Baguio Burnham Suites Hotel
This hotel is just 25-minutes driving distance to the Loakan Airport. This accommodation is conveniently located at 6 Kisad Road, Baguio City, Philippines. It is 5-minutes away from shopping malls and commercial centers. Get more information
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Fun things to do in Baguio City: Tours, attractions & places to visit in Baguio City

Burnham Park
burnham park baguio city
It is the mother of all parks in the Summer Capital of the Philippines. The Burnham Lagoon is a man-made lake with rowboats. Featuring Children’s Playground, skating rink, The Rose Garden, Orchidarium, Igorot Garden, Melvin Jones Grandstand, Athletic Bowl, Picnic Grove, Japanese Peace Tower, Sunshine Park and the Pine Trees of the World.

BenCab Museum
It showcase an artwork and a tribute to Cordillera art giving you an excellent touch and nature blending with art. The place is classy that has a great view of a spectacular entrance.

Asin Hot Springs
It is located 16-Kilometers from Baguio City set amidst the tall mountains. It is fantastic for all ages and a great place to relax. A Php100/person for the entrance is needed.

Tam-Awan Village
An art enthusiast should visit this place having a lot of paintings made by local artists. The traditional huts are scattered around the property which could be rented. Experience Baguio and Cordillera and connect with nature and the past.

Easter Weaving Room
Go to this place and purchase some of the fine cloths for your gifts. A hassle free experience and also witness the local weavers doing their thing.

Riding Stable at Wright Park
Having fun in an enjoyable horse back riding at the Wright Park. It is located just across The Mansion, the official resident of the President of the Philippines. There are over 200-horse available for hire.

Baguio City Market
If you want more than the usual strawberry jam or barrel man as a souvenir then head to this place. Get a locally-woven blankets from the Ilocos Region.

Mines View Park
mines view park baguio city
It has a nice view deck with the vista of the mountains of the Cordillera range. The Mines View Park is located extreme northeast of the City. It boasts the spectacular views of the Benguet’s gold and copper mines.

The Mansion
the mansion baguio city
This is a well-maintained place excellent for picture taking. It is a perfect spot for a nice and quite late afternoon stroll. This historical Mansion was built in 1908 and the gate is the replica of the Buckingham Palace in London, UK.

Baguio Botanical Garden
The Baguio Botanical Garden is also known as the Igorot Village, Centennial Park and Imelda Park. It is a place where you can find peace and tranquility. It is one of the green parks in the City of Baguio.

Kenon Road
It is about 30-kilometers in length connecting Kafagway later on chartered as Baguio City to the lowlands. It is the most popular access to Baguio City Philippines.

This Baguio City lodging is also an adventure…

Microtel Inn

This International chain consistently set a high standards. It has 60-guest rooms giving customers comfort, cleanliness, safety and value plus in highly convenient location.
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Baguio is indeed a lot to offer. Ranging from tourist attractions to cultural heritage and Parks. Plan your visit and have some fun things to do in Baguio. You’ll enjoy your vacation and that’s I guarantee.

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