Seven Places to go in Clark Freeport Zone
Cabalen! Are you looking for new places to go but struggling with a tight budget? Worry not, Clark Freeport Zone will save you from stress. For just more or less an hour of travel, you can enjoy several activities without spending too much.
Yes, you read it right! There are several places to see and visit in Clark. For some, it may sound quite unconvincing, because we perceive Clark as a business center. A lot of Kapampangans and even other people from different towns work here. Because, well, several businesses have established inside this zone.
But this developing place is not just like what most people think. It has a lot and different tourist spots that you can always visit. And in a few years from now, I’m pretty sure there will be more and more wonderful sights to explore. Not just towering, office buildings.
So here we go! The seven places that you can visit in Clark Freeport Zone:
Nayong Pilipino Park
The Philippines is rich in history, no doubt about that. If you’re looking for a historical tour to satisfy your traveler’s feet, Nayong Pilipino in Clark won’t disappoint you. Located in Centennial Road, Clark Field, Mabalacat, Pampanga, for sure you won’t regret to spend a weekend here. There are two areas in this park that you can surely enjoy. One is the Pre-colonial zone and the other is the Colonial Zone.
The Pre-colonial zone showcases the different houses and heritage of indigenous people such as Kalinga and Aeta. There is also a replica of Banawe Rice Terraces. While the Colonial zone has the historical artifacts from Pampanga. There are also replicas of Barasoain Church, and houses of Philippines’ historical figures like Jose Rizal and Emilio Aguinaldo.
If you’re looking for an interesting and astounding place, the Clark Museum is the right place to go. The Clark Museum has eclectic collections that feature the history of Clark. From being the biggest overseas American base, it became the Central Luzon’s hub for entertainment and leisure. The galleries also cover the history and culture of Pampanga, especially when the famous Mt. Pinatubo erupted.
You will never get bored because aside from these attractions, there is also a 4D Theater that shows the rich history of the area. The museum is open to all ages. And of course, students and senior citizens can have free passes.
Alright, maybe visiting museums and historical parks are not your thing. But you want to have a thrilling trip that would suffice your time and budget. Fret not, my friend. Because you might consider going to Dinosaur Island, situated in Clark Picnic Grounds, Gil Puyat Avenue.
You will absolutely love this Clark-based, dino-themed adventure. There are Dino Trail, Unearth Museum and Insectlandia. Dino Trail shows over thirty animatronic dinosaurs that kids and kids-at-heart will surely get thrilled. The Unearth Museum features different fossils of the prehistoric era. While the Insectlandia displays giant animatronic insects. If you want a Jurassic-Era-feels, I bet you’ll never regret to see this attraction.
Looking for different adventures and desiring to see alive creatures? Then visit Zoocobia, and your experience will certainly one of the best. Being an animal haven, all animal lovers of all ages will love this attraction. Quench your thirst for a Safari-feels and try to ride a camel or horse. Or if you’re scared enough, you can always feed various animals, such as ostriches, parrots or monkeys.
But hey, interacting with animals is not just the activities you can enjoy in Zoocobia. You can go to Zooc — a go-kart ride, but instead of bumping into each other, you can drive to a racetrack. You can also enjoy dinner in the dark if you plan to bring your significant other. And yes, there is a Night Owl Show, a great finale lights show that will surely fascinate you.
If you want to test your adrenaline rush, this world-class water park will be the best place to go. Aqua Planet offers 38 water slides and attractions in its ten-hectare park. Guests will definitely enjoy the experience, as they have various slides that cater to all ages.
It will be a great and fun way to spend a day with family and friends. It’s a perfect destination to drive since the location is off from the grid of traffic. The entire park is huge, and the cleanliness is the management’s priority.
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
Maybe going to a water park is too exhausting for you. Well, if you are just looking for something different that will satisfy your eyes, attend the Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. This is an annual four-day event, usually held between January and February. Considered to be the longest-running aviation sports event in the Philippines, you will never regret to witness this spectacular show.
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta features various multicolored hot air balloons. And there are more than a hundred balloon pilots take part in the said event. It also highlights different activities, such as skydiving, flag jumps, and so much more. And of course, airplane and helicopter flying exhibitions will be on the list as well.
Air Force City
So you had enough of museums, zoos, and fun-filled adventures and sight-seeing. You are now probably looking for a quiet place to relax with family or friends. Alright, so the last in our list will certainly catch your interest. Go and grab some sandwiches and drinks, and have a picnic in the Air Force City, here at Clark. For sure, you’ll love to spend a day in this historic military base.
It’s a perfect place for picnics. It has a vast space for children to run around. There is also plenty of military hardware on display, as well as warbirds used in the past. Restaurants are just around the area, and Golf and Casinos.
And there you have our list! There are so many places to visit and explore this progressive economic zone. And probably, there are also hidden gems in this area that are yet to discover. Have you been into any of the places mentioned above? Share your experience and comment below!