Top Tourist Spots in Pampanga [And How To Get There]
Top Tourist Spots in Pampanga

The tourist spots in Pampanga are some of the most popular attractions in the Philippines today. It’s located in Central Luzon with San Fernando as the provincial capital. Being the “Culinary Capital of the Philippines”, there are plenty of local dishes you can try here while touring around the beautiful province of Pampanga.

7 Best Tourist Spots in Pampanga

The Sandbox, Porac

If you want to experience the Avatar One, Giant Swing, Aerial Walk Challenge, and Adventure Tower, The Sandbox is for you. Get on your feet and take those challenges that will test your balance, flexibility, and agility. Free falling, wall climbing, and rappelling, you name it and Porac will give it to you.

Nayong Pilipino, Clark Freeport Zone

Nayong Pilipino is a 45-hectare land with replicas of the famous tourist sights in the Philippines and one of the best tourist attractions in Clark, Pampanga. There are statues of political figures and national heroes, a miniature of the Chocolate Hills, Magellan’s Cross, and many others that you will surely enjoy taking photos of.

Miyamit Falls

When it comes to the most adventurous tourist spots in Pampanga, the Miyamit Falls is the perfect choice. It’s perfect for trekking, ATV riding, and many other outdoor activities. You can walk going to Miyamit in order to enjoy the natural views while finding the majestic beauty of the falls after four hours.

Mount Pinatubo

Perhaps the crowning glory of Pampanga, Mount Pinatubo has a rich historical background. You can trek to the crater and enjoy the amazing view up there. There are day tours offered in the area to help you get the most out of your travel experience. Check out our Mount Pinatubo feature to know more about this popular tourist spot in the Philippines.

Mount Pinatubo - one of the best Pampanga tourist spots
Mount Pinatubo | Bigstock Photos

El Kabayo

Experiencing the old Western scene is possible at El Kabayo Stables. This place has replicas of telegraph office, saloon, and beautiful trail rides. Other things to do here are photo opportunities, shopping, adventures, carriage tours, and riding lessons.

Mount Arayat

This inactive basaltic volcano remains a popular tourist attraction in Pampanga. In the municipality, you will enjoy the best outdoor activities as well as interesting attractions with rare beauty. The provincial lifestyle also captivates the hearts of tourists, especially the foreigners. You can enjoy the trail adventures around town.

San Guillermo Parish Church

After exploring the stunning tourist spots in Pampanga, it’s good to end your travel on a nice note. Visit San Guillermo Parish Church in Bacolor, Pampanga to witness its rustic beauty. The old building has this century-old architecture and impressive Renaissance style that will take you back to the early era. With friendly local churchgoers, you will learn a thing or two about this sacred place.

10 Notable Pampanga Tourist Spots

Aqua Planet in Clark
J.P. Laurel Ave. and, Prince Balagtas Ave, Mabalacat, Pampanga

Candaba Swamp
Candaba, Pampanga

Clark Museum and 4D Theater in Clark
Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, Pampanga

Dinosaurs Island
Clark Picnic Grounds, Gil Puyat Ave, Mabalacat, Pampanga

Fontana Hot Spring Leisure Park
Claro M Recto Hwy, Clark Freeport, Angeles, Pampanga

Museo Ning Angeles
Heritage District, Santo Rosario St, Angeles, Pampanga

Paradise Ranch Clark
Clar, Mabalacat, Pampanga

Puning Hotspring
Sitio Target, Barangay, Angeles, Pampanga

Sky Ranch
Jose Abad Santos Avenue, San Fernando, Pampanga

Zoocobia
Pampanga, Clark Freeport, Angeles, Pampanga

Where to Eat in Pampanga?

The best places to eat in Pampanga are:

  • The Historic Camalig Restaurant for their sisig
  • Binulo Restaurant for their buro
  • Everybody’s Cafe for their pindang kalabaw and murcon
  • Bale Dutung for their bulanglang Kapampangan
  • Susie’s Cuisine for their tibuk-tibuk
  • Angeles Fried Chicken for their yummy fried chicken
  • Abe’s Farm for their betute

How to get to Pampanga

Clark is the main gateway to Pampanga. There are a number of both local and international flights to and from Clark. From Manila, you can take buses going to Northern Luzon. Just look for the Dau, Clark and San Fernando signboard and you should be good to go. Once you are in Pampanga, you can easily take jeepneys to reach your desired destination.

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