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Mu­se­ums, his­tor­i­cal sites, bazaars, re­sorts, and beaches—they are all a short drive away

Museo de La Salle. Inside the De La Salle Uni­ver­sity-Das­mar­iñas cam­pus is a life­style mu­seum, which pre­serves an­tique fam­ily heir­looms such as fur­ni­ture and dec­o­ra­tive ob­jects in recre­ated 19th cen­tury rooms. De La Salle Uni­ver­sity Cam­pus, Das­mar­iñas

Kadiwa Park. It may not be as huge as the one in the movie, but this ver­sion of Juras­sic Park does not scrimp on the size of sculp­ture and an­i­ma­tron­ics. Con­gres­sional Road, Das­mar­iñas

Kidz World. This mem­ber­ship-only “edu­tain­ment” and ad­ven­ture club re­sort has more than 88 cre­ative and in­ter­ac­tive games that pro­mote fam­ily bond­ing and a deep love for learn­ing. Emilio Aguinaldo High­way cor. Gov­er­nor’s Drive, San Agustin 1, Das­mar­iñas

Dano Street. Drive up this zigzag road that of­fers a view of the city. It even trans­forms into a tiangge dur­ing the hol­i­day sea­son. Dano St., Das­mar­iñas The Or­chard Golf & Coun­try Club. The pic­turesque sight of the moun­tains serves as a bonus to this 18-hole cham­pi­onship golf course. Km 27 Aguinaldo High­way, Das­mar­iñas Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Parish Church. This church, which dates back to the Span­ish colo­nial pe­riod, has a por­tico in front and two bell tow­ers on each side. P. Campos Ave., Das­mar­iñas Qubo Qa­bana. Co­conut trees sur­round­ing the pool and a row of ba­hay kubo-themed cot­tages give this place a re­lax­ing re­sort vibe. Km 29, Aguinaldo High­way, Das­mar­iñas

Aguinaldo Shrine. The site of the Philip­pine dec­la­ra­tion of in­de­pen­dence, this well-con­served home of the coun­try’s first pres­i­dent,

Emilio Aguinaldo, has a mix of His­panic and Amer­i­can Colo­nial de­sign el­e­ments, as well as se­cret com­part­ments and pas­sage­ways. Manila-Cavite Road, Kawit

Cuenca An­ces­tral House. Also called Ba­hay na Tisa be­cause of its roof­ing made from baked clay, this an­ces­tral home is also known as Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s tem­po­rary res­i­dence be­fore his of­fice was trans­ferred to Malo­los, Bu­la­can. Gen. Evan­ge­lista St., Bacoor Museo ng Paglili­tis ni An­dres Boni­fa­cio. Life-size dio­ra­mas that de­pict the his­toric trial of An­dres Boni­fa­cio in a mil­i­tary court are housed in this mu­seum. Col. C. Riel St., Maragon­don

Bo­ra­cay de Cavite. An un­likely beach re­sort lo­cated inside the Gre­go­rio Lim Marine Base, this des­ti­na­tion also gives a view of Cor­regi­dor Is­land and the Mariv­e­les moun­tain range in Bataan. Calumpang, Ter­nate

Pan­i­man Beach. Re­mem­ber Puerto Azul Beach Club? There’s a se­cluded beach area inside the prop­erty you can have (al­most) all to your­self. Puerto Azul Beach Club, Ter­nate

Bacoor Eco­park. Find a play­ground, a la­goon for fish­ing and boat rid­ing, sev­eral kubol-type huts, and even a mul­ti­pur­pose hall for so­cial gath­er­ings at this leisure park. Molino 5, Bacoor



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