May 4: Hinulugang Taktak Falls
For a quick getaway, you can take everyone for a picnic to this scenic area, just a half hour’s drive away from the madness of Manila.
Why go there: Although swimming is not allowed, it’s a fine place for the kids to run around and enjoy some fresh air. The falls themselves are a pleasure to look at.
Family-friendly factor: Pretty much whatever you bring with you is okay, in terms of creature comforts and entertainment. For photography buffs, it’s not a bad place to shoot.
May cost you: between P8 and P15 to enter and rent a table or picnic umbrella.Actually getting to Hinulugang Taktak will a bit cost more.
Fun factoid: Most people over the age of 50 will recognize Hinulugang Taktak as a place referred to in an old folk song called ‘Tayo Na Sa Antipolo’.
Hinulugang Taktak Falls, Antipolo
Address: See website for details
Landline / Mobile: none
Photo by jvtaiza via flickr creative commons