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Kid-friendly Places in Tarlac: Visiting Tourist Spots near Lumina Homes

16 May 2022
Kid friendly Places in Tarlac Visiting Tourist Spots near Lumina Homes

Because of Tarlac's extensive plains, the province is renowned for its rice and sugarcane farms. On the other hand, the hilly terrain of the province's northern flanks has created an ideal setting for a number of Tarlac tourist attraction types-- either in big groups or family friendly things.

 

SM Tarlac and Central Luzon photo

SM Tarlac and Central Luzon photo

Additionally, Tarlac contributes to historical events during World War II, such as the conclusion of the Bataan death march at Capas, which is located here in the province.

 

It takes less than two hours to reach Tarlac City, the capital of the province of Tarlac. In the near future, planned train lines in the Philippines will ultimately extend to Tarlac province which makes the province even more accessible.

 

Apart from this, there will also be additional public and private sector growth prospects in New Clark City as it continues to be built out. Now, you can easily take your children to kids' budget-friendly good travel attractions that are just a few hours away from Manila.

 

Tarlac Tourist Spots

Choosing to visit Tarlac is one of the best choices a traveler can make. Why? For starters, Manila is only a short drive away (around 130 kilometers). As a result, it will just take a few hours to get to the Tarlac tourist spot. As for the third and last point, Tarlac has a lot to offer.

 

tourist attractions good for kids activities

tourist attractions good for kids activities

Tarlac is a great place to visit whether you're interested in gastronomy, scenery, history or any of the other things the province offers. In this guide, you'll find a selection of the most popular tourist attractions good for kid activities in this lovely region.

 

Monasterio de Tarlac

The Monasterio de Tarlac is one of the most popular tourist religious sites for Roman Catholic devotees. Mount Resurrection Eco Park, Barangay Lubigan, San Jose, Tarlac, is where the monastery was erected in 2001, is located 300 meters above sea level in the Zambales Mountain Range. It's little wonder that the Monasterio de Tarlac has become a place of reflection and spiritual reconnection, thanks to its idyllic setting and breathtaking views.

 

This tourist spot is one of the must-visit religious sites in the Philippines.

This tourist spot is one of the must-visit religious sites in the Philippines.

Besides its natural beauty, the monastery is famous for its huge figure of the Resurrected Christ, which is 30 feet tall and is inspired by Brazil's Christ the Redeemer monument. As an added bonus, the monastery is home to a fragment of the Relic of the True Cross, which is said to have been excavated by St. Helena on Jerusalem's Calvary Hill and transported to Germany before ending up in the Philippines.

 

At the summit of Mount Resurrection in San Jose, the monastery is located in the Barangay Lubigan neighborhood in the Zambales mountain range. If you want to attend their mass offering, arrive as early as possible since it becomes crowded pretty quickly.

 

Aside from the religious offerings, the stunning view of Tarlac's plains is what maintains this site a popular tourist attraction. For those times when you just want a quick snack, there's a gift shop and a little store nearby.

 

Monasterio de Tarlac is located at Mount Resurrection Eco Park in Barangay Lubigan, San José, Tarlac.

 

Tarlac Recreational Park

The Tarlac Recreational Park is a terrific location to try your adventurous taste among other outdoor tourist attractions in Tarlac. This sports complex, also known as the Jose V. Yap Sports and Recreational Complex, can be found in San Jose, about a 25-minute ride from Tarlac City.

 

These fascinating and interesting activities that can be found in this 78-hectare complex are not only for those who want to work up a sweat but also for those who want to get their adrenaline pumping.

 

In Tarlac Recreational Park, buggy rides, mountain biking, ATV rides, rappelling, and a zipline are among the fun activities that you can enjoy with your whole family including your kids. Airsoft is also a fun activity to do while on vacation with your pals. Kayaking and fishing are the two options for visitors who want to take use of the lagoon located within the property. Meanwhile, if you want to spend the night in the park, they are also offering camping sites for their guests.

 

The Palarong Pambansa (National Games) was held in the Tarlac Recreational Park in 2010. Tarlac Recreational Park also hosts sponsored events and local athletic competitions on a regular basis.

 

The Tarlac Recreational Park is located in San José, Tarlac.

 

Kart City Tarlac

Kart City Tarlac, a thrill-seeking tourist attraction situated near SM City Tarlac, is another fantastic place to visit and one of the popular tourist destinations in the province. The facility was established in 2005 and comprises a 700-meter racing kart track, European go-karts, and a timing system for racing events.

 

There is a briefing and outfitting of riders in a waiting area before the race in order to protect the guests' possessions and prevent any items from being dropped during the course of the race itself. Aside from karaoke rooms and the Game Room Sports Bar, Kart City Tarlac is well-known for its delectable pizzas, grilled dishes, Filipino specialties, and beers.

 

The Kart City Park is located in Brgy. San Roque, Tarlac City, 2300 Tarlac.

 

ANZAP Twin Falls

For those who go beyond the ASEAN-New Zealand Afforestation Project, the ANZAP Twin Falls in Tarlac's Summer Capital of Mayantoc, Barangay Bigbiga, is a hidden natural treasure and one of the hidden gems worth exploring in the province. Surrounded by lush vegetation, this 200-foot-high double waterfall is Tarlac's highest. It's also one of three in the Philippines.

 

A great location to go back to nature, ANZAP Twin Falls is also a popular destination for weekend hikers and mountain bikers. After a 20-minute river crossing and a 4-hour journey to the Kawayan campground, you'll be at the foot of the twin falls itself! Rest for the night and continue your journey the next day to reach ANZAP Twin Falls.

 

ANZAP Twin Falls is located in Mayantoc, Tarlac.

 

La Sagrada Familia Parish

In the city of Gerona, this cathedral is noteworthy since Pope Francis used the altar here during his Papal Visit to Spain in 2015. In addition, the church's architectural splendor is well worth the trip.

 

La Sagrada Familia Parish is located in Brilliante - Sta. Lucia - Sulipa Road, Gerona, Tarlac.

 

JSJ Goat Farm

JSJ Goat Farm is a must-visit for anybody interested in goat rearing or who has a penchant for hoarding all things goat cheese. One decade ago in 2001, a family planted a 10-hectare pasture in their back yard as a pastime. Jeffrey and Kathleen started with only 10 goats and now have more than 300 goats and sheep, including Dorpers, Anglo Nubians, Boars, British Alpines, and Saanen, in their breeding program.

 

Visitor day tours include learning about goat farming and the several varieties of goats that live there as well as getting a hands-on look at how the goats are milked. To top it all off, since 2005, JSJ Goat Farm has been importing Australian goats and distributing premium goat milk products including Aussie Feta Cheese and Kesong Puti.

 

The JSJ Goat Farm is located in Barangay Caturay, Gerona, 2302 Tarlac.

 

Aquino Center Museum

History buffs can pay a visit to the Aquino Center Museum at Hacienda Luisita, San Miguel, where they may get a better understanding and appreciation of Philippine culture and history. As a memorial to Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. and President Corazon "Cory" Aquino, the building was created by famous Filipino architect Francisco Manosa. It stands as a testament to the Aquinos' commitment to Philippine democracy.

 

The Aquino Center Museum has a collection of photographs and artifacts that demonstrate the Aquino family's past and contribution to Philippine history. It includes vignettes from the lives of Corazon and Ninoy, as well as two movies documenting Ninoy's travels across the world. Artwork and personal effects of the late Ninoy Aquino are also on exhibit, including his jacket, which was shot to death at the terminal of Manila International Airport.

 

The Aquino Center Museum is located in Luisita Access Rd, Tarlac City, 2300 Tarlac.

 

Capas National Shrine

The Capas National Shrine, a historic monument in the province, is where the Bataan Death March came to a close. The location, once a concentration camp, now serves as a memorial to the Allied troops of 60,000-80,000 Filipino and American soldiers, as well as Czechs and Slovaks, who battled with the Japanese in 1942 during the Battle of Bataan during World War II.

 

At Camp O'Donnell, hundreds of troops were forced to travel over 83 kilometers, from Mariveles and Bagac up to San Fernando. The Capas National Shrine was established in memory of their dead by the Philippine Government.

 

There is a 70-meter-tall obelisk at the shrine, as well as three memorial walls in which the names of Filipino and American troops who died in World War II are inscribed. Poems of peace and a tally of the total number of persons imprisoned by the Japanese are also etched on the walls.

 

The Capas National Shrine is located in Capas Shrine Museum, New Clark City, Capas, Tarlac.

 

You can explore more Central Luzon and the various Tarlac tourist spots if you start a property investment in the Province of Tarlac through Lumina Tarlac and Lumina Residences Tarlac. Apart from being close to these Tarlac tourist spots, the communities have also proximity to the Build Build Build projects of the national government and various educational institutions such as the Tarlac State University, Maliwalo Elementary and High School, and the College of the Holy Spirit of Tarlac.

 

Traveling to and fro the Metro is also made more convenient with BBB Projects in the Province of Tarlac such as the Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and the Tarlac–Pangasinan–La Union Expressway (TPLEX).

 

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