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Things to do in Singapore During A Staycation

Nov 12, 2020·4 min read

It might have been some time since the travel bug or another staycation fever began and it isn’t going away any time soon.

As some of you start planning for your staycation for the year-end, you might be thinking “ Where do I even go?? Where can I go that is fun?! “

Well, we are about to blow your mind with the many places you can explore and many activities you can do, from modern museum showcases to interesting cultural sites in Singapore. 

Save the mindless googling, we have compiled a list of interesting staycation activities to spice up your weekend getaway, along with some of the best hotels.

1. Experience & take some scenic shots at Woodlands Waterfront Park 

Woodlands Waterfront Park is definitely underlooked in comparison to other waterfronts.

There are exceptional sceneries here too!

From here, you can get a stunning panoramic view of the straights of Johor (who else misses the JB?).

The landscape is definitely Instagram-worthy.

Drop by during sunset to catch the absolutely breathtaking view, while the sea breeze caresses your face. 

2. Take scenic shots at Woodlands Waterfront Park

Woodlands Waterfront Park is frequently under-looked in comparison to its more popular counterparts (we’re looking at you, East Coast Park and West Coast Park).

In fact, there are exceptional sceneries here too! From here, you can get a stunning panoramic view of the Straits of Johor (we miss you too, JB!).

The landscapes are huge plus-points, especially for photography enthusiasts!

Drop by during sunset to catch the absolutely breathtaking view, while the sea breeze caresses your face. 

3. Visit the peranakan houses 

If you are in Joo Chiat, it sure is hard to miss their colourful Peranakan Houses.

Their eye-catching art styles definitely stand out from the usual HDB and condos we normally see.

Along the roads, you can find hipster cafes, where you can take a rest and enjoy great food with an amazing ambience. 

4. Enjoy family fun at Snow City

Can’t proceed with your winter holiday dream this year?

No problem. You can still enjoy a “ winter “ temperature at snow city, Singapore’s very first indoor snow centre!

Their latest addition, the winter shooting arena, has exciting activities too! 

5. Visit the National Gallery

Check out the creative modern art in Singapore at the National Gallery.

This is definitely something you should do at least! 

6. Experience a Ride at Universal Studios Singapore

Looking for a fun family and kids friendly activities while having your staycation?

This is a no surprise, Universal Studios Singapore is the best place on earth (For Singapore).

Especially now that Christmas is coming, you can meet the Merry Minions of Christmas and celebrate with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Ernie, Big Bird and many more characters!

7. Visit the Gardens by the Bay

After many activities you do in the morning, you can end your day with breathtaking scenery at Gardens By The Bay.

You can take a relaxing stroll and enjoy the lush greenery there.

You can enter the Flower Dome and be amazed by the magnificent flora and fauna.

Depending on the time of the year, the observatory is also decorated thematically.

Here would be the best place to snap a few photos and save them as memories! 

8. Don’t forget to visit the Wildlife! 

Visiting the wildlife sanctuary would possibly be the best memory for your kids, you can visit the  Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Jurong Bird Park and Night Safari.

This way, after a long day you will be able to relax in the comfort of your staycation. 

Fun & Interesting Weekend-Getaway Staycation Ideas

Travelling does not seem possible in the near future, there are so many unique and interesting Staycation activities for you right here in Singapore.

It is during times like these when you truly start to appreciate the many activities you can do locally.

So, we hope that this will change your mentality of thinking that Singapore is boring and that there is nothing to do here.

Go and make the best out of your weekend getaways and make them memorable. 

PS: If you haven’t booked your hotel for Staycation, check them out here!

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