Aside from hotel staycations, you can also pack your schedule with educational tours, art exhibits and shows, and more
QUEZON MEMORIAL CIRCLE. This iconic place in the city is the perfect spot for jogging and strolling. Your other options: rent a bike and send the kids to the play area or Circle of Fun amusement park. R-7 Diliman
QCX. The name is short for “Quezon City Experience,” an interactive museum with historical replicas, sculptures, and installations. Quezon Memorial Circle, R-7 Diliman NINOY AQUINO PARKS AND WILDLIFE CENTER. This old-time favorite pasyalan houses exotic animals, plus a lagoon, an aquarium, a playground, and a botanical garden. Elliptical Road, Diliman
PAGASA PLANETARIUM. Catch a cosmic educational tour about the stars, planets, and space. PAGASA Science Garden, Agham Road
TRANSWING ART GALLERY. View pieces by celebrated artists—from the masters to the avant-garde and even emerging talents. G/L Foremost Corporate Center, 102 West Ave., Bgy. Phil-Am
WEST GALLERY. This gallery hosts multiple shows simultaneously, and has featured hundreds of contemporary Filipino artists. 48 West Ave.
KAIDA CONTEMPORARY. Describing itself as a fuss-free, compact, and open exhibition space, this art space shines the light on the best of what artists have to offer. 45 Scout Madriñan, South Triangle
VETRO. This gallery is housed in a building almost entirely made of glass, making it a versatile space for creative pursuits. 135 Congressional Ave., Proj. 8
COCOON BOUTIQUE HOTEL. This ecofriendly hotel boasts a classic yet stylish modern look. 61 Scout Tobias St. cor. Scout Rallos St., Bgy. Laging Handa
LUXENT HOTEL. The atmosphere may be grand and glamorous, but you’ll feel instantly at home. 51 Timog Ave., Diliman
SEQOUIA HOTEL. Neutral-themed rooms make for a perfectly calming and relaxing hotel stay. 91-93 Mother Ignacia Ave., Diliman
HOTEL REMBRANDT. The hotel’s beauty and elegance is reminiscent of the great painter’s classic work. 26 Tomas Morato Ave. Ext.