Holidays are meant to relax and spend time with friends. There are several places in Manila to spend a fun adventure. Rent a car in Manila and go to one of these places for an unforgettable trip that will take you to the holiday parties.

  • Take a food trip in Tagaytay.

Tagaytay has always acted as a haven for adventure seekers who want a fast travel destination. The Philippine summer capital, just a 2-hour drive from the city, is suitable for tired urban planners. Explore the southern playground and discover gastronomic delicacies with the city’s local delicacies.

How to get there:

The South Luzon Expressway is one of the easiest ways to get to Tagaytay by car. Head to the Santa Rosa Exit and drive downhill to Tagaytay City Market.

What to do:

Tagaytay is known for its food. Try an authentic bulalo in one of the mom and pop restaurants that inhabit the city. The Mahogany Beef Market & Bulalohan has food stalls offering delicious food at affordable prices. After a meal, visit the market to get beef cuts to take home after the trip.

  • Explore the local art scene in Antipolo.

Although Antipolo is just an hour’s drive from the Manila Metro, the scenic landscape makes you feel like you are in a different world. Visit historical landmarks and explore the local art scene as you visit this Northern Getaway.

How to get there:

There are two routes you can use to get to Antipolo. For people living in or near Makati, go through Marcos Highway to get to Sumulong Highway. This route will take you to Antipolo. You can also get to the city via the Ortigas extension. The last route will take you to Antipolo in at least 40 minutes.

What to do:

Antipolo is home to the Pinto Art Museum. This gallery is filled with unique works of art by Filipino artists, from paintings to sculptures. Browse works of art and take artistically driven snapshots throughout the gallery to capture unforgettable memories.

  • Discover the beauty of Philippine architecture in Bataan

Bataan is known for its historical and cultural attractions. This province is located in Central Luzon, a 3-hour drive from Manila Metro. Although the further destination on this list, the natural beauty and unforgettable places of Bataan are worth it.

How to get there:

From Manila, take the North Luzon Highway and exit via the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX). Take the Dinalupihan exit and turn onto the Rome Super Highway, which will take you to Balanga city center in Bataan.

What to do:

Bataan is home to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. This open-air museum serves as a heritage park with reconstructed ancestral homes from around the country. Take a walk around the site and explore the beauty of Philippine architecture with friends.

Travel conveniently with RBCS Rent a Car

A three-day weekend will give you plenty of time to go on a quick adventure with friends before everyone starts to get stressed over the holidays. RBCS Rent a Car has a variety of Manila rent cars options that will make your planned road trip easier and more enjoyable. Choose from our sedan, SUV and minibus fleet. You even have the option of availing self drive rental Manila or with a professional driver.