Aside from being known as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines, Pampanga is also a province that has many sides to it. It is more than just a place you would stopover for a couple of hours before heading on to other parts of Luzon like Zambales, Bataan, or even Metro Manila. 

Make Pampanga a destination that you and your family should spend time in, and you’ll find out how versatile this place is. Whether you’re looking for something exciting and fun with your family or a quiet and relaxing quality time, you’ll find that it’s more than meets the eye. 

If you’re an Overseas Filipino Worker who just recently got back in the country, Pampanga is the perfect place to take your family for some that much-needed time together. It’s currently one of the several provinces that are easily accessible to visit given the situation. Plus, it’s so near the city that it won’t require you to stay that long. Not unless you want to. 

Sandbox (Alviera Subdivision, Porac, Pampanga)

Are you and your family looking for something that’s on the more adventurous side? Then spend your time in Sandbox where you can experience the great outdoors with thrilling activities such as ATV rides, wall climbing, zip lines, obstacles, and more. They have attractions and activities for all ages. Perfect for an entire family to enjoy - even for the ones who just want to chill and relax. 

Photo from Porac Government

Nayong Pilipino (Clark Field, Mabalacat, Pampanga) 

This cultural theme park is an excellent place for you and your family to explore and enrich your knowledge about Filipino culture and heritage, This massive land holds quite an impressive list of attractions such as a money museum, textile museum, and selected national landmarks all across the country. It’s the place to visit if you and your family have been planning to go around the country but can’t during this time. 

Photo from Vigattin Tourism

Zoocobia Fun Zoo (Clark, Pampanga) 

What’s a family trip without visiting a zoo? However, Zoocobia is more than just your average zoo. Let your children experience feeding and taking care of animals within Zoocabia to teach them about caring for others and the animal kingdom. This family-friendly zoo is also filled with activities and attractions that you and older children will most likely enjoy. 

Photo from Zoomanity

Sky Ranch Pampanga (San Fernando, Pampanga) 

Amusement parks have always been a favorite destination for family trips. Not only are they fun, but it’s one of those places where you really get to bond with your loved ones. Whether or not you go on the rides, the atmosphere amusement parks have will undoubtedly get you excited and all hyped up. Visit Sky Ranch Pampanga for a full-proof family trip. 

Photo from Sky Ranch Facebook 

Aqua Planet (Clark Free Port, Mabalacat, Pampanga) 

If your family loves the water, then the biggest waterpark in Pampanga will certainly excite them. With all sorts of slides and pools, you won’t run out of water to play in. Even the youngest kids would have a safe place to enjoy the water. Its modern-day amenities will also keep you and your family safe and relaxed for when the sun gets too hot or the water too cold. 

Photo from Aquatic Development Group


Include some of these places when you plan a trip to Pampanga, and create lasting memories with your family. Plan an entire weekend out of these places and get to know Pampanga better. 

Excited to spend time here? Consider staying in any of RedDoorz hotels within Pampanga province. Our hotels within the province are located near most attractions including these places on this list, making your trip easier and better. Plus, with our HygienePass certification, you can rest assure that you and your family are safe during this time. 

For the most comfortable stays at budget-friendly prices, choose RedDoorz. Book your stay by visiting our website and downloading our mobile application now! 

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