Baguio City Tourist Spots

If you have ever been planning to visit the Philippines, then include Baguio City in your list of a must places to visit as it is one of the most popular destinations for several  reasons. Baguio City is known as the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its relatively cool climate compared to the rest of the Philippines. Baguio City has got it all, from clear blue skies in the early morning, foggy afternoons and chilly nights, perfect for romantic walks in the park as you enjoy the fresh air with the scent of Pine trees. It’s no wonder Baguio is also called the City of Pines. There are many beautiful tourist spots in Baguio City that you can check out during your visit. No matter what you desire, Baguio City has something to offer you!

Burnham Park

Burnham Park is easily one of the most popular tourist spots in Baguio City for many different reasons. This park was designed and named after Daniel Hudson Burnham, an American architect, who is also responsible for the entire design of Baguio City. The park has many Filipino fashioned features to attract tourists, yet has upheld its original design for the past century. Read more …

Baguio Botanical Garden

The Baguio Botanical Garden is a green park in the city and it is well known for being a place where “not much happens”, but that is precisely why tourists like it so much. You will see that the garden is one of the most peaceful places in the city and is very well kept. Read more …

Wright Park

Another park to visit in the City of Pines is Wright Park, which is found on the Eastern side of the city, right in front on another Baguio landmark, The Mansion House. A distinct feature of this park is the elongated and shallow body of water that is located inside the gates, known as the Pool of Pines. Read more …

The Mansion House

The Mansion House is the official summer home of the President of the Philippines. It was built on the instance of William Cameron Forbes and designed by William Parsons on 1907 and completed a year later in 1908 and was so named after Forbes summer cottage in New England. Read more …

Mines View Park

Mines View Park is usually the next stop right after The Mansion and Wright Park as it is a short 5 minute drive away. Back in the early parts of the 20th century, Baguio City was an American mining town and this is something that is still evident today, especially in Mines View Park. Read more…

Good Shepherd Convent

Good Shepherd Convent is only a few minutes walk away making it the ideal tourist spot to visit right after Mines View Park. In this place people come from far and wide to buy their freshly made ube jam, their best seller and other goodies like strawberry jam, peanut and cashew brittle. Read more …

Camp John Hay

Camp John Hay can be traced backed to the early 1900’s where it was set up by the President Theodore Roosevelt as a rest and recreational area used for the US Military and Department of Defense. It also served as a concentration camp by the Japanese for British and American soldiers during the war. Read more …

Lourdes Grotto

If you are catholic and you are looking for a beautiful place to mediate and relax in Baguio City or you just want some time to contemplate your life during your vacation, then Lourdes Grotto is a beautiful place to consider. Read more …

BenCab Museum

If you are someone who loves beautiful works of art, then you should definitely check out the BenCab Museum while you are in Baguio City. This museum is only a 15 minute drive from the center of the city and has much to offer to the aesthetically inclined. Read more…

Tam-Awan Village

The Tam-Awan Village was created back in 1998 and is one of the city’s newest attractions It is located on the outskirts of the city and it may be a bit difficult to get to, but it is well worth the trip. Read…

Philippine Military Academy

Many people find themselves fascinated by the military and if you are in Baguio City, you should check out the Philippine Military Academy even if you’re not a military fanatic. Heaven knows, seeing all those well dressed, snappy amd smart looking cadets may just influence you to the premier military institution on the Philippines. Read more …

Bell Church

The Bell Church is located in the downtown area of Baguio City and is a compound with many intricate arches and buildings, beautifully decorated with dragons and bells. There is also a beautiful pagoda and many gorgeous gardens to explore at the Bell Church. Read more …

Strawberry Farm

No trip to Baguio City is complete without a trip to the strawberry farm and this is something you can definitely do with your children if you have them with you on your trip. You will be able to take your family to the strawberry fields and pick fresh strawberries to enjoy during your vacation or even to take home with you. Read more …

There are many great things to see and do while you are visiting the beautiful Baguio City in the Philippines. The city has much to offer, whether you enjoy spending time checking out parks, gardens and lakes or touring to religious shrines, like the Lourdes Grotto. The city has something to offer to everyone and no matter how long or how short of a time you will be visiting, you should do your best to see all of the sites mentioned in this article. Baguio City is a place you will want to return to time and time again and where you and your family can make memories for years to come. Be sure to pack a camera and always observe the time of day that you decide to do things, as the afternoons bring fog. If you have long been planning a trip to Baguio City in the Philippines, you now know what you should be doing while there and can work your itinerary around it. Immerse yourself in the beautiful culture, take part in native activities and make the most of your vacation!