Baguio City is home to many exciting attractions and tourist spots you should check out anytime during your vacation. The following are just some of the places to visit in the city and immediate neighbors.
If you’ve ever dreamed of picking fresh strawberries from the field, this is the place to visit. This Baguio City tourist spot is a wonderful place where tourists can pick their own strawberries from November to May.
Mines View Park
Delight in the panoramic views of the mines from a lovely vantage point. The park also features a number of fun activities, including horseback riding that you could also try. There are also plenty of shops where you can buy souvenir items.
Balatoc Mines & Crosby Park
This place is for the many tourists who are not just content with viewing the mines from a bird’s eye view. You can take tours of the underground mines and see the miners in action.
Maryknoll Ecological Sanctuary
This serene garden is a nice place to commune with nature, quiet and peaceful yet not eerily so. It is a fun place for picnics with the family. A respite from the hustles and bustles of the city life, this park features lush foliage and local flora.
Easter Weaving Room
Weaving is a primary source of income of many locals. You’ll be stunned at the amazing designs you can find of bags, scarves, shawls, and various clothing articles. These handicrafts from Baguio are among the top souvenir items to bring back home, too.
Wood Carver’s Village
Carved wood souvenirs are also quite popular so you might want to check out this Baguio City tourist spot. There, you can find everything from small souvenir items to huge statues and grand furniture pieces.
Asin Hot Springs
Yet underdeveloped, the hot springs are a welcome respite to the usually cold temperatures of the city. It is a nice place to visit although it’s off the beaten path and not too popular with tour groups and tourists yet.
The village features replicas of Ifugao and Kalinga huts. You can also find a number of souvenir shops and art galleries in the park. You can also take an easy side trip to Arko ni Apo which is just across the park.
This rose-colored cathedral also features a viewdeck where you get to admire the panoramic views of downtown Baguio and other landmarks such as Burnham Park.