Hit the waterfalls at Tangadan Falls or enjoy an aesthetic vibe at The Coffee Library in La Union.
Images: Tangadan Falls Facebook page (L); The Coffee Library La Union (R)
Last but not least of places to go near Metro Manila, surfers or even newbies who want to hit the waves will find that now is the best time to visit La Union. Since it’s just a quick weekend getaway near Metro Manila, you must know the surfing season in the province; it is from October to March, so the waves are higher than ever during these months. If you aren’t a fan of surfing, you can make a quick trek to Tangadan Falls in San Gabriel for a different escapade. In addition to this place to go near Metro Manila, a dining adventure for foodies is also in store at La Union. Tourists can go to The Coffee Library, a café that offers different kinds of coffee worldwide, to stay warm. For accommodations at this getaway place near Metro Manila, check out Vessel Hostel, an accommodation in La Union that became famous for repurposing shipping containers. You can now plan a weekend escapade and add this to one of the places to go near Metro Manila. You deserve a quick weekend getaway near Metro Manila.
How to get there: Go to Cubao from EDSA and choose Partas Transportation or Dominion Bus Line. Ride the buses to Vigan or Laoag and ask to be dropped off at Urbiztondo.
Whether you’re into the beach, food trips, or just plain sightseeing, you now have plenty of choices when you wish to leave Manila. Tell us which of these places you will hit first.
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This article was initially published in Yoorekka on October 12, 2017.
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