Baguio city never leaves the list of favorite travel destinations

With all its rich natural resources and strategic location, it became the center of business, commerce, and tourism of the province of Benguet and even of the entire region. Therefore, one can have the luxury in Baguio that is present in other cities like Clark, Cebu, and Manila.

It boasts its own tourist spots such as the classic parks that were built by the Americans, like Burnham Park, Mines View, Wright Park, and Botanical Garden.

Burnham Park is situated at the heart of Baguio City. It has a man-made lake for boating, a biking area, a skating rink, and a playground. For some, this park is also a classic location for family picnics on a Sunday as well as for jogging and other fitness activities early in the morning.

Mines View Park is located at the northeast side of the city, which boasts of the majestic view of the gold and copper mines of Benguet and the Cordillera mountains.


Wright Park is located across The Mansion (the official summer residence of the President of the Philippines), which is also one of the tourist attractions in Baguio City. Wright Park is the best venue for horseback riding in Baguio City.

Botanical Garden is like a mini-version of Vegas, where several landmarks inspired from foreign countries are put in one place. It only takes you hours to travel half of the world!


Camp John Hay is one of the most iconic places in the city. It is sometimes called as the little Baguio within Baguio for it preserves a wide land full of pine trees. Jogging around the place feels like you are in a western country, and more tourist spots and food hubs are just around the corner for you to go when hunger strikes.

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For those who are daring, you can visit the haunted places with your friends, such as the White House, Diplomat Hotel, and Hyatt Terraces Hotel Ruins).

It also boasts many restaurants, historical sites, and lesser known havens where you can find delicious dishes and a culture so richly preserved.