Baguio City considered as the country’s “summer capital”, due to its cold weather all year round. Filipino’s love to visit this city every summer just so they can escape the summer’s heat.
1. La Trinidad Strawberry Farm
Baguio City’s cold weather makes it a great location to grow and plant strawberries. This is the city’s highlight when it comes to fruits. They have the country’s best strawberries and they are known for it.
In La Trinidad Strawberry Farm you can pick your own strawberries, a fun activity for you, your family and friends. This is one of the most visited tourist spot in the city. After picking, all the strawberries will be weighted and you would have to pay for it depending on the price per kilograms.
There are lot’s of souvenir shops here and you can even buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a good price.
After picking your strawberries don’t forget to try “Strawberry Taho”, a sweet treat that can only be found in Baguio.
Souvenir shops here offer strawberry wine, a sweet and light alcoholic drink that is popular with the ladies. It is very affordable too, you can buy 3 wines for P100 and P35 for one wine. Strawberry jams are also very affordable, 4 for P100 and P30 for one jam.
Now this is definitely the best way to enjoy eating strawberries.
How to get to La Trinidad Strawberry Farm:
There is a jeepney terminal in lot corner of Magsaysay and T. Alonzo Street, the fare is only P11.00. Ride the one going to La Trinidad and tell the driver to let you off at the strawberry farm. It is just a 20-30 minutes ride.
2. Mines View Park
The best spot to get a breathtaking view of Baguio city and say hello and take a picture with a big o’l St. Bernard dog. There are souvenir shops present in the area.
3. Burnham Park
You can have a picnic, ride a bike or ride a swan boat or a boat in this park. You can even just enjoy the view and walk around the park.
4. Our Lady of the Atonement Cathedral Baguio
It is near Burnham park. A beautiful church that you should visit and stop by.
5. Session Road
The liveliest road in Baguio city where events usually take place. There are lots of shops, hotels and restaurants present along the road. The place to start whenever you need to look for a place to stay or a place to eat. Whenever there are events, there are food stalls and shops open in the middle of the road.
When you visit this city don’t ever forget to bring your jacket or a nice sweater.