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Top 10 Day Trips Near Dubai 2023

Discover the most exciting activities and cultural landmarks outside of Dubai!

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Top Spots Dubai Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world’s largest, is an Abu Dhabi must-see. Completed in 2007, it can fit 40,000 visitors and worshippers into space the size of four football fields. But it’s not only the size that’s impressive. The architecture is a shining culmination of cross-cultural influences. The architects were Emirati, Italian, and British, bringing together design elements from Turkey, Morocco, Pakistan, Egypt, and beyond.

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Louvre Musuem Abu Dhabi

Top Spots Dubai Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi

The Louvre has a new outpost in Abu Dhabi—well, sort of. The basis of a long-anticipated cultural collaboration between the U.A.E. and France dates back to 2007; after 10 years in the works, the museum opened with its own unique philosophy and interpretation. It’s considered the first universal museum in the Arab world. If that isn’t reason enough to visit, the futuristic architecture by Pritzker Prize-winner Jean Nouvel certainly is.

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Abu Dhabi Day Tour

Top Spots Dubai Abu Dhabi City

The capital of the United Arab Emirates. The city is only an hour drive away, with amazing cultural sites such as the heritage club and the Zayed National Museum. The city is home to a beautiful reserve of mangroves along the Abu Dhabi corniche. Get your Abu Dhabi Day Tour planned its worth a visit!

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Musandam Day Tour

Top Spots Dubai Musandum Boat

An enclave separated from the rest of Oman by the UAE, the sleepy Musandam Peninsula is a remote spot that serves as a haven for adventure. Accessible on a couple of hours’ road trip from Dubai it presents natural beauty, crystal clear waters, mountains, and historic villages that have spectacularly retained their historic character. 

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Yas Island Theme Parks: Ferrari World, Warner Bros. World, Yas Waterworld

Top Spots Dubai Yas Island Theme Parks

The playgrounds of Abu Dhabi, From first-class motorsports at Yas Marina Circuit to superhero meet and greets at Warner Bros World, this family-friendly United Arab Emirates island has it all.

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Pearl Farm Ras Al Khaimah

Top Spots Dubai Ras Al Khaimah Pearl Farm

Embrace an age-old Emirati experience, with a range of activities and experiences, the pearl farm is perfectly nestled at the foots of the majestic Hajjar mountains. The pearl farm tour is an exclusive opportunity to discover the historical and cultural journey of the region’s pearling industry and learn about the evolution of the Arabian pearl and the legacy that led it to become one of the world’s most sought-after gems.

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Speed Boat Tour Abu Dhabi

Top Spots Dubai Speed Boat Abu Dhabi City

The speedboats sail from the Emirates Palace and its surrounding areas. During the tour of the Persian Gulf onboard these famous boats, you’ll see such emblematic spots of the Emirati capital such as the seafront which stretches beneath the giant skyscrapers.

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Toro Verde Ras Al Khaimah

Top Spots Dubai Toro Verde Ras Al Khaimah

Home to the World’s Longest Zipline Certified by Guinness World Records. An incredible Adventure Park where you can spend the day enjoying the most breathtaking views of the Jebel Jais mountains in Ras al Khaimah, the highest peak of the UAE’.

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Yas Marina Circuit

Top Spots Dubai Yas Marina Circuit

Yas Marina Circuit is one of the most technologically-advanced tracks in the world, home to the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and a living, breathing part of life in Abu Dhabi. At the YMC you can enjoy the unique experience of driving a supercar on this professional F1 circuit.

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Qasr Al Watan Presidential Palace Tour

Top Spots Dubai Qasr Al Watan

The visitor experience at Qasr Al Watan is an inspiring and educational tour of Emirati and Arabian excellence. Here, visitors will learn about the principles that have propelled traditional Arabian design to remarkable status. Visitors will also gain a rare insight into Emirati governance and culture through the Palace’s exhibits. Most notably, visitors will enjoy exploring the expansive selection of timeless books and manuscripts at House of Knowledge and Qasr Al Watan Library.

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Hatta Day Trip

Top Spots Dubai Hatta Dam

Less than a two-hour drive from Dubai, it’s a good pick for a short daycation. In winter, Hatta is the go-to spot for hiking, biking, kayaking and adventure, while in summer it’s worth a visit for its cooler climes.

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