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Drive Further North: 4 Nearby Destinations To Explore When In Baguio


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Choose Philippines | Feb 23, 2017

Yes, there is more to Baguio than its cold weather and the much-awaited Panagbenga Festival. 

Photo from Renzelle Ann Palma

But first if you are coming from Manila be ready for the long drive or posterior-numbing bus ride. Use this quiet time to Google exciting places off the beaten track, or if I were you since you are in the area already, go further up the north and track down our suggested destinations below.

You can choose between the combination of the sun’s warmth and calming ocean breeze or lush pine trees and freezing cold weather on the mountains.

Sagada, Mountain Province

Rise and shine! See the stunning view from Kiltepan and do a side trip to the mysterious hanging coffins.

Batad, Ifugao

Enjoy the best of both worlds! After that lengthy walk through the awesome Batad Rice Terraces, feel invigorated in the freezing cold waters of Tappiya Waterfalls.

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Ilocos Sur

Stroll along the cobbled streets of Vigan while munching on some flavorful orange-colored empanadas. Bring home some delicious and world-famous Vigan longganisa, too!

Ilocos Food Tour 03

La Union

Is Baguio a little too cold for you? In less than 2 hours, you will get to feel the sun burning on your shoulders and the squishy sand on your toes in the beaches of La Union.

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