5 places near Tagaytay you can go to

A road trip can also be as fun on the way to your destination as the destination itself. That’s why when heading to Tagaytay, you can check out these places near Tagaytay.

Now, it might be easier to get around if you have your own vehicle. But even if you don’t, there are ways to get around.

Places near Tagaytay: Enchanted Kingdom

If you’re heading to Tagaytay via the Sta. Rosa route in Laguna, why not make a turn to the country’s largest theme park, Enchanted Kingdom?

For years, Enchanted Kingdom (or EK), has been thrilling both kids and adults will a number of world-class rides. A day-pass for the whole family will ensure that you have great fun before heading up to the Tagaytay ridge.

You can even compare Ferris Wheel rides: which do you feel is a higher ride, EK’s or the Sky Eye at the Sky Ranch?

Places near Tagaytay: Splash Island

If you prefer to get wet, you can always pass through Biñan to visit Splash Island.

For great water fun even without having to go to a beach, this water theme park offers a number of slides, rides, and other water attractions.

Places near Tagaytay: Republ1c Wakepark

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can go for more water fun at Nuvali’s Republ1c Wakepark in Laguna where you can learn how to go wakeboarding at this world-class wakeboarding center.

If you’re not yet knowledgeable about wakeboarding, don’t worry: wakeboarding is the hybrid child of water skiing, surfing, and snowboarding.

This wakepark helps you learn the basics of this sport complete with a man-made body of water and cables to pull you on the water.

Places near Tagaytay: Go historical

There are a lot of places with historical importance near Tagaytay that we’ve decided to put them in one slot.

For example, there’s the Mabini Shrine in Barrio Talaga, Tanuan in Batangas. This is the house of the revolutionary hero and “Brains of the Katipunan,” Apolinario Mabini, where all his writings and memorabilia– as well as his remains– are kept.

Also located in Tanuan is the Jose P. Laurel Memorial Library, a historical site and public library donated to the Philippine government by the family of the late President Jose P. Laurel.

On the other hand, there are many places you can go to in the heritage town of Taal in Batangas. For example, there is the Marcela N. Agoncillo national landmark, which is the birthplace of Marcela N. Agoncillo.

You can also check out the Bagumbayan Church, the Don Leon Apacible Museum, and the St. Martin de Tours Basilica, among many others in Taal.

Places near Tagaytay: Visit nature

If you’re up to enjoy the beauty the nature, why not visit Mount Makiling near Los Baños? The mountain– which is actually a dormant volcano– is a forest reserve and an ASEAN Heritage Park.

If you like, you can spend the day doing a beginner-friendly hiking trip up the mountain. Or you can just spend some quiet, contemplative time amidst the lush nature of the forest.

Speaking of Los Baños, you can also visit the University of the Philippines chapter in Laguna. The UP Los Baños campus is wide and expansive like its cousin in Diliman, but even more immersed in nature.


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