Only a few people are aware that Bulacan, a province in the Philippines, has a lot more to offer than most people think.
Bulacan is one of those regions in the Philippines that you are unlikely to think of while planning a vacation with your friends or family. Boracay, Palawan, and Tagaytay are the most popular destinations in the Philippines, especially during the summer or holiday seasons, and the Province of Bulacan is not as well-known as these three.
But nevertheless, it's hardly a myth that Bulacan is teeming with undiscovered treasures.
Bulacan is a great destination for ecotourists and history nerds alike. It'll just take an hour to get there from Metro Manila, making it a great weekend getaway spot. There are so many things to see and do in Bulacan that I'm sure you'll be blown away when you get there.
Apart from this, there are also places in Bulacan where you can bring your kids to enjoy some outdoor activities, especially now that children are allowed outdoors with the minimum Alert Level in some parts of the country.
Below are some of the tourist spot and places in the Province of Bulacan where you can bring your kids and your entire family with you:
1. Jed’s Island Resort
In the Province of Bulacan, Jed's Island Resort is one of the most popular tourist attractions.
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I'm sure that you usually hear it on the radio or see it in the television commercials. For those who visit Bulacan, Jed's would not be complete without a stop at one of the numerous billboards and banners advertising this resort. It's a popular destination for families, particularly in the Municipality of Calumpit.
In addition to the 11 swimming pools, the farm resort also offers a wide variety of leisure activities that your kids will surely enjoy, including horseback riding! They also have function rooms for events. Those vacationing with children will definitely find it a wonderful location to visit.
Jed's Island Resort is located along McArthur Hi-way, Calumpit, Bulacan.
2. Bustos Heritage Park
Art and history collide in the hamlet of Bustos Heritage Park, a popular tourist destination. In particular, the Second World War is well-represented in this museum. There are several sculptures that can be seen around the park for art fans to admire.
Other attractions in the region include an open-air park where visitors may rest after a long day of sightseeing as well as a zoo and aviary that your kids will be amused to see. Tourists may get everything they need without spending a lot of money at this heritage park including a dedicated area's manicured lawn safely for your kids to explore.
Bustos Heritage Park is located in Municipal Rd, Bustos, 3007 Bulacan.
3. Pulilan Butterfly Haven
Pulilan Butterfly Haven is a great place to see a variety of butterflies in the Philippines, so don't miss it with your kids!
First spot that you must visit in Bulacan to watch butterflies fly with your kids and play with them.
It's a great place for individuals who love butterflies and those who want to learn more about the natural world and get some fresh air, all at the same time. Your kids will not only enjoy and be mesmerized to see the different colors of butterflies but also appreciate their beauty and importance in our environment.
Tourists may also take a bath in the in-house swimming pool, see the Doll Museum, and spend the night in the Butterfly Haven. Absolutely, the Pulilan Butterfly Haven is one of the best places to visit with your kids in the Province of Bulacan!
Pulilan Butterfly Haven is located in 3005 San Francisco, Pulilan, Bulacan.
4. Casa Real Shrine
Casa Real Shrine is one of Bulacan's most revered landmarks and a must-see for any history buff.
The gobernadorcillo lived and worked at this home during the Spanish colony in 1580, when it was constructed. Additionally, it was utilized as a printing machine for revolutionary publications before being transformed into a library. One of the most prominent symbols of Philippine history, this ancient house acts as a depository for the revolutionary government throughout the colonial era.
If you want to include a piece of our history in your child's mind on your vacation with your kids, don't forget to include Casa Real Shrine on your itinerary in your travel to the Province of Bulacan.
Casa Real Shrine is located in Paseo del Congreso, Plaza Rizal, Malolos, 3000 Bulacan.
5. Garden Ciudad de Victoria
The Garden at Ciudad de Victoria is one of the most attractive sights in the province of Bulacan, located near the cities of Santa Maria and Bocaue.
The garden is a verdant haven for a variety of wildlife, as well as an array of bright beautiful plants. It's a beautiful place to visit in Bulacan, where travelers can enjoy the calm and beautiful scenery. This is a great spot to bring your kids and take advantage to use one of these hidden gems as an opportunity for them to appreciate the beauty of a clean and green environment and explain to them the importance of the trees and plants in our life.
The Garden at Ciudad de Victoria is located in Ciudad de Victoria, Santa Maria, Bulacan.
6. Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm
Want to have a memorable and worth-it vacation with your family? Why not visit the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan. Your kids will not only enjoy the experience of fantastic view and day tour around the farm but also can support the farmers at Gawad Kalinga in their own little manner.
Gawad Kalinga (GK) Enchanted Farm is known as a "Disneyland for social tourism" since it provides social businesses for sustainable development through acts of caring and sharing. The enchanted farm provides a variety of packages that allow guests and children daily visitors to take advantage of farm tours, demonstrations, and other activities, some of which may be done overnight in Bulacan Province. Just make sure to pack some extra shirts or light clothing so that your kids won't feel too uncomfortable under the sun.
It's also great to invite your friends' family along for a fun day of learning about sustainable tourism and enjoying delicious food.
Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm is located in Pandi Angat Rd, Angat, Bulacan Province.
About Lumina Homes in Bulacan Province
Bulacan is known as the country of heroes, attractive ladies, innovative cooperatives, and small and medium-sized businesses. It is also well-known for its high-quality workmanship in the creation of jewelry, leather crafts, buntal hats, pyrotechnics, and bone inlaid furniture and clothing.
Apart from this, Bulacan is also teeming with various tourist attractions that your entire family will surely love to visit! Day tours will not be enough to explore all these hidden gems in the Province of Bulacan.
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• Lumina Pandi – Brgy. Pinagkuartelan, Pandi, Bulacan
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• Lumina San Miguel – Brgy. Buliran, San Miguel, Bulacan
• Lumina Baliuag – Brgy. Pagala, Baliwag, Bulacan
• Bulacan Residences Calumpit – Brgy. Bugurion Calumpit, Bulacan
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