With summer coming up, the temperature will reach unimaginable heights that would want to make you stay in an airconditioned room. On the other hand, if you’re not a fan of staying inside your house all day, then you might want to go out with your friends and have some fun. But, if you and your friends are not avid fans of the heat then you might want to take a road trip to a place that’s a lot cooler – in regards to temperature – than the Metro. If that’s the case, you should go to Tagaytay! It’s where the climate is cooler, and it also offers views of nature; from forests to a volcano, you will immerse yourself in the picturesque beauty of nature! The best part is that you won’t have a hard time looking for a place to stay in because Tagaytay houses that are for rent are plentiful!
So, if you and your barkada don’t know anything about the attractions that Tagaytay has to offer, here’s something to you help you out!
1. Tagaytay Picnic Grove
If you know someone that is a frequent visitor of Tagaytay, you might hear them mention this place at least once or twice. This is all due to the fact that the Tagaytay picnic grove is one of the most popular attractions in Tagaytay. Because of its view of the Taal lake and volcano, and its sorted offerings of recreational activities. From ziplining, horseback riding, cable rides, and an eco trail, it makes the picnic grove one of the must-go places in the vicinity of Tagaytay. From families to friends, no matter who you’re with, this place ensures that you’ll have one of the most memorable times you’ll experience in your life. Also, souvenir shops and food stalls riddle the vicinity of the grove which gives you everything you need!
2. Sky Ranch Theme Park
Are you and your friends thrive in amusement parks that offer everything from that right amount of thrill that you guys crave? Then you should try the Sky Ranch theme park! It became one of the most popular attractions in Tagaytay ever since its introduction. Situated beside the Taal Vista Hotel and in front of Casino Filipino, the Sky Ranch theme park; with its 5 hectares worth of space has a variety of rides that you will surely love! The main ride that you should try is the aptly named “Sky Eye”; it’s a ferris wheel that stands at 207 feet high which is why most people deem it as the highest ferris wheel in the Philippines! Also, from carousels to the viking ship that slowly swings higher and higher, the Sky Ranch theme park has it all!
3. Taal Volcano
Surely, when you were in school, you’ve learned about the existence of Taal Volcano and its location. If you’re visiting Tagaytay, your trip won’t be complete if you won’t see – or even visit this iconic volcano. If you’re driving along Aguinaldo high-way, you might want to take a break and eat at one of the restaurants, so you’ll be having a delicious meal while overlooking this beautiful volcano. If you’re keen on visiting the volcano itself, you can search for tourist agencies and boat operators that will take you to the volcano, and you can trek along the crater to marvel at the beauty of nature!
With Tagaytay, you’ll never run out of places to go to, or activities to try! Especially when you’re with your barkada, you guys will definitely have a great time in this tourist spot!