Are you tired of parties and staycations? A road trip to new places is just what you need to mix things up and keep the fun going. Exploring the diverse landscapes of the new places is a fun experience and perfect getaway from the skyscrapers, traffic, and humdrum of the city. With the weather cooling down, here are a few places that are on top of our list to re-explore!
Hatta – Hatta is a fantastic city at the foothills of the incredible Hajar Mountains. Stunning scenery, great climate, and spectacular natural pools make it an attractive destination. Satisfy the adventurer in you by trekking the Hajar mountains, mountain biking, paragliding, kayaking, and more. Enjoy the picturesque Hatta Dam and explore the 3000-year-old Hatta Heritage Village.
Al-Ain – Barely 2 hours drive from Dubai is the UAE’s first curated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Al Ain Oasis. Dotted with palm trees, lush greenery, beautiful mountains, and vibrant history, Al Ain is one of the most scenic drives from Dubai. You can check out the 3000-year-old Falaj irrigation system or enjoy bird watching at the Al Ain Zoo.
Head to the top of the Jabal Hafeet mountain to enjoy the picturesque sunrise and sunset. Enjoy a horse or camel ride and discover fascinating archaeological and historical remains at the Jabal Hafeet Desert park. You can also have a great camping experience around this time of the year.
Abu Dhabi – Filled with incredible attractions such as the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the Corniche, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Marina Eye, Ferrari World, Yas Marina Circuit, and Yas Water world, Abu Dhabi is the perfect road trip from Dubai. Other attractions at Abu Dhabi include the beautiful mangrove-surrounded islands, the Heritage Village, and a nice long walk on the 6-kilometre seaside boardwalk, the Corniche.
Ras Al Khaimah – Relaxing at the 64 kilometres of sun-kissed beach with sugar-white sand is reason enough to take this trip. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the green and fertile Dhayah valley. Sports lovers can engage in snorkelling, paragliding, horse riding, fishing, and ziplining on the longest zipline at Jebel Jais. You can enjoy the scenic drive to the highest peak of the UAE, the Jebel Jais. Apart from the World’s Longest Zipline certified by Guinness World Records, you can also enjoy the coolest weather and try the Jais Sky Maze and Jais Sky Tour for an experience of a lifetime. RAKs historical buildings and Ras-al-Khaimah National Museum will also be worth your time.
Mausandam – If you are a nature person, this drive is going to be a treat for you! Dibba in Mausandam has fjords and incredible islands worth exploring. The crystal clear coral and turquoise waters are vibrant with marine life. You can take a dhow cruise, go fishing, kayaking, and even white water rafting. From trekking the mountains to deep-sea diving, head to Mausandam for a weekend full of adrenaline rush.
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