About 270,000 people call Baguio in North Luzon Agribusiness Quadrangle home.
Baguio is located approximately 320 miles (515 kilometers) north of Boracay Island and about 130 miles (209 kilometers) north of the national capital Manila.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a light meal, browse SM City Baguio and the also-popular Saint Louis Filigree Shop. These are two of the most popular retail hubs for fashion and food buffs who visit in the city.
If you're in need of a green urban park visit Burnham Park or the popular Mines View Park. These are just two of the pleasant local botanical displays that families can enjoy while visiting Baguio.
In addition to city parks, the local city also has several larger ecological parks where you can go to see picturesque surrounds and some notable local wildlife. Discover the beauty of Mount Sto Tomas and appreciate a trip away from the urban streets.
Enjoy the manicured greens and fairways at Camp John Hay, the best place to tee off on in Baguio. Work on your backswing, attack the bunkers, then enjoy a few drinks with fellow golf fanatics in the clubhouse bar.
Discover the region’s past at The Mansion; one of the most fascinating remnants of days gone by in Baguio. Most visitors explore this site and also other local ancient structures and monuments to get an insight into the events that shaped this area.
If you are interested in culture and history visit the Baguio Mountain Province Museum, one of the more rewarding museums in Baguio. Take advantage of the peace and quiet, ask about the guided tours, grab something from the gift shop or just explore the echoes of the past.
Even casual gardeners will appreciate Baguio Botanical Garden, an important area of conservation in Baguio. Make the time to explore the scientifically significant plants on display.
The Baguio Cathedral is a long-standing religious building that is well worth checking out. Visit the site to learn about its symbolic significance as well as to admire the architecture.
The Lourdes Grotto and the Bell Church are both great spots to wrap up your stay in this fascinating part of the world.