Recognized as the melting pot of cultures & trade, Baguio City offers different products from different neighboring provinces, where diverse cultures and traditions meet as one. Baguio City has become the hub for commerce, education and business. This is all made possible by the location of the city found in the middle of various provinces with different products and cultures to impart.
The proximity of the city to these places is what makes it the perfect intermediary for different adventures.
People often mistake La Trinidad as part of Baguio due to its closeness to the city but La Trinidad is actually separate and offers interesting destinations other than the strawberry farm and the valley of colors or Colors of StoBoSa. After picking strawberries, you can also pick roses at Bahong Strawberry farm, Hike with friends at Long Long Communal Forest, Mt Kalugong, or if you want a bigger challenge, Mt. Jumbo. The province also features a beautiful art garden called Mount Costa where you can take pictures and become one with art and nature.
For Just a 2-hour trip,58.2 km away from the city is a province known for its beaches. At La union you can visit the beach and enjoy water sports with friends and loved ones. You can even visit sites such as the Tangadan falls, the Bahay na Bato, the Ma-Cho temple and the Baluarte Watch Tower.
For more hiking trips you can travel an hour away from the city to either Mt Ulap or Mt. Pigingan at Itogon Benguet which is just 16.4 km away from Baguio. You can also visit the Balatoc Mines Village to get an Indiana Jones experience and view indigenous mummies at Domolpos. And if you want to relax, just go to Asin Hot Springs or 1300 Level Hot Springs which is believed to have therapeutic effects due to its mineral contents.
This is a province rich in historical sites, beaches, and windmills. Here you get a taste of the rich history of the country while you enjoy the lush beaches the province has to offer. The most popular attraction is the city of Vigan which has a prominent display of the Spanish influence. The trip is only 60 km away, with only 1 hr and 32 minutes as your travel time.
Go Island Hopping In the Lingayen Gulf and try the Sunflower Maze at Pangasinan, Here you can get away from the cold and enjoy beaches as well as go on adventures in their caves and zip lines. The trip getting there only takes 2 hrs and 40 minutes which is just 102 km away from Baguio.