Every month is a good time to visit the City of Pines but here’s why February is the best!

Baguio City is now around 4 hours away from Manila. For the longest time, it has been a favorite quick escape by many, especially around December to April. There are a lot of reasons why you should go to Baguio, but allow us to share why it is recommended to check out the place during this time of the year.

Here are 5 reasons why you should go to Baguio this February!

5. It’s the coolest month of the year!

Time to wear your favorite sweater out of your closets and enjoy the cold weather before the summer season arrives! You won’t even need air-conditioner and even electric fan! Last February, Baguio had its lowest temperature at 11 degrees Celsius so make sure you come prepared and don’t miss this!

View this post on Instagram

#baguiofog though

A post shared by Bench Marie (@benchmarie) on

4. Flowers are in full bloom!

Aside from being the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio is also known as the City of Flowers. So the local government annually organizes a month-long celebration of the Panagbenga Festival. All activities lined up are the tribute to the city’s blossoms so expect all the colors and the fresh smell of flowers surround you this season. February 24 will be the street dance party celebration and on February 25 will be the flower float parade. It is expected to have a lot of tourists going up to Baguio for the festival. In 2017, there are estimated 1.3 million tourists went to celebrate with the locals.

READ: 10 Budget Accommodations In Baguio You Can Stay At For 2018 Panagbenga Festival

3. An entire street turns into a promenade

Not only flowers bloom in Baguio every February, so does the famous Session Road. An annual week-long event called “Session Road in Bloom” closes the entire street and converts it into your one-stop-shop. Those who love to go shopping can buy marked down price of various products in the region! Products from the Cordillera and other regions across the country are available for viewing and purchase while you also enjoy various foods, drinks, and entertainment.

2. Immerse yourself in arts and culture the entire month

Visit any time of the month and witness a grand display of Baguio’s creativity and rich heritage. From the art and painting competition to the kite flying competition to cultural shows up to the most awaited Grand Street Dance and Float Parade, Baguio always brings something new and wonderful for their spectators.

You may check out the full event schedule from the official site of the City Government of Baguio through this link or through their official Facebook page.

1. Your vacation is a show of support

You may think you’re only traveling for your sake but your simple visit means a lot to the local communities and entrepreneurs of Baguio. You enjoy and celebrate the month of arts and love in this beautiful city, plus you can also have a deeper understanding of their cultural heritage.

View this post on Instagram

⁑ 1年に1度の、バギオで大きなfestivalのクライマックス🌼 お花で出来たフロートのパレード🌼 他の街からも沢山観に来るから、 本当に人がたっっっくさん! 盛り上がりすごかったー!! 🌷 🌿 💐 #philippines #baguio #flowerfestival #panagbenga #panagbenga2017 #grandfloatparade #photo #nikon #nikon_photography #フィリピン #バギオ #ファインダー越しの私の世界

A post shared by shizu (@siz0702) on


What makes you come or go back to Baguio? Share it with us in the comments below!

Featured image by the author, Inah Solacito.


Also Read
Here’s What You Need to Know About the Newly-opened McDonald’s NXTGEN at McKinley West

The newly opened McDonald’s NXTGEN branch in McKinley West is making news for its revamped look and features in social media. But what really is inside the newest store?

Forbes Travel Guide Awarded This Resort and Casino One of the’58 Most Luxurious Hotels in the World’

Solaire Resort & Casino's Sky Tower received its second consecutive Forbes Travel Guide distinction as one of the 58 Most Luxurious Hotels in the World.

5 Eco-friendly Accommodations in the Philippines for Nature Lovers

Aside from ensuring travelers leave no waste behind, travelers can also help take care of the environment by choosing eco-friendly accommodation. Planning a local trip anytime soon? Whether you are heading to Boracay or further afield, here are five eco-friendly accommodations you can go to for an adventure.

Celebrate a Back-to-Back Feast this OktoberFeast at Midori Clark Hotel and Casino

If you're living in the rising economic zone in Pampanga and is looking for a place to enjoy the Oktoberfest season, take this chance to drop by at Midori Clark Hotel and Casino. As the Oktoberfest approaches, Midori Clark Hotel and Casino launches back-to-back food promotions that will make everyone enjoy, feast and drool!

Score the Best Local and International Travel Deals at Smart Travel Sale Fair 2018!

If you’re already planning your trips for the Holidays and early 2019, and you want to get awesome deals, Smart Travel Sale Fair 2018 is the perfect opportunity for you.

Black Scoop Café: Level up Hangout Place in QC for Milk Tea and Coffee Lovers

Sitting at the heart of the famous food strip Maginhawa Street in Teacher’s Village in Quezon City is the recently-opened Black Scoop Café.

Score Cups of Eight-Peso Milk Tea at Infinitea’s 8th Anniversary on October 25

If you are a milk-tea fan, you’re in for a treat. One of the milk-tea pioneers, Infinitea, is celebrating their 8th anniversary and they are offering milk-tea for only P8! On October 25, from 1 pm to 6 pm, you can score any of their milk-tea flavors until supplies last.

This New Pocket-Size Camera Can Instantly Print Your Photos While You’re On-The-Go

Polaroid is changing the camera scene yet again with their new Polaroid Mint, a digital camera and printer in one!The camera company combines the sophisticated camera technology (16 megapixel digital camera) and digital printing in one gadget that fits right in your pocket.