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Make the Most out of Your Long Weekend with These 5 Local Destinations!

Passionate about your job? Just don’t overwork yourself and burn-out in the process! Take time to travel every now and then! Take advantage of your holidays and weekends and take a much-needed break even for just a few days. It’s one of the few chances to have a quick adventure away from the city.

Fortunately, Manila is blessed with a myriad of nearby destinations that are just perfect for those 3 to 4-day getaways. These places offer activities that suit different interests, all reachable in just a matter of hours.

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5 Local Destinations for the Long Weekend

  • Batangas

Just a two-hour drive away from Manila, Batangas is one of the go-to destinations for people wanting to escape the city, thanks to its numerous beaches. Apart from its stunning coast, Batangas is also known as the home of the popular Taal Volcano, one of the popular active volcanoes in the Philippines. For non-beachgoers, Batangas offers a good amount of hiking spots perfect for thrill seekers looking for their next adventure.

  • Rizal

Named after the Philippine National Hero, the province of Rizal is the nearest travel destination outside of Manila and one of the best options for nature lovers. Accommodating the largest portion of the Sierra Madre mountain range, Rizal offers tourists unparalleled nature spots like Hinulugang Taktak and Masungi Georeserve. There’s also a wealth of art galleries and historical destinations for the culturally inclined!

  • La Union

The province of La Union has been getting a lot of attention in recent years thanks to its popularity among surfers and the budding local community eager to cement Elyu as the next best destination in the North. Aside from its signature waves, La Union is also known for its monuments, religious sites, and even grape farms that attracts a number of tourists visiting the province.

  • Zambales

A three-hour drive away from Manila, Zambales is home to a number of jaw-dropping beaches that serve as great diving spots in west Luzon. The province of Zambales is also home to a few historical sites in the country, including the Ramon Magsaysay Ancestral House. There’s also the great Mount Pinatubo, which erupted in 1991 and changed the landscape forever.

  • Bataan

Situated between West Philippine Sea and Manila Bay, Bataan is a province rich in culture and history. One of the most famous landmarks in the province is the 90-foot tall Dambana ng Kagitingan Memorial Cross, which was erected to commemorate fallen Filipino and American soldiers who fought during World War II.

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