A.   HISTORICAL

1.    Camp Utopia (Kapangan)

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- This was the camp of the 66th Infantry Battalion during the 2nd World War.  It was where the late Majors Bado Dangwa and Dennis Molintas led the defense of the Igorotlandia. About 37 kilometers from Benguet Provincial Capitol, the jump-off point can be reached in two hours and another 2-hour hike from the barangay hall in order to reach the identified camp site.

2.    Asin Tunnels (Tuba)

     - The tunnels were constructed during the time of the Spanish colonizers, using their prisoners of war, sometime in the second half of the 19th century then were improved by the Americans during the American time at the start of the 20th century. Located at Nangalisan, Tuba, the tunnels served as access of travellers coming up to Benguet from La Union and Pangasinan.

3.    Kaliwaga Cave (Kapangan)

-     Burial place of the British soldiers of fortune who came to Benguet in the 15th century.

4.    Guerilla Saddle (Km 26 Halsema Highway)

- It is in this area where the fiercest battle between the advancing Japanese Imperial Forces and the United States Armed Forces – 66th Infantry was fought to the advantage of the guerilla resistance movement.  A great number of Japanese soldiers have fallen and perished on this spot.  Thus, Atok is known as the Vanguard of Freedom in Benguet.

It serves as stopover for travelers most specially the farmers plying along Halsema highway.  The travel time may take for about 30 minutes to 45 minutes from La Trinidad.

5.    Hill WW II (Mankayan)

- Site where the 66th Infantry Battalion and guerillas fought to make their way to Besang Pass.  The capture of Hill WW II opened the right flank guard of the Japanese Imperial Garrison to bombardment and constant attack by Igorot freedom fighters.

6.    Lamtang (La Trinidad)

- Escape route of then President Sergio Osmena and party who were escorted by a detachment of the 66th Infantry Battalion to Camp Valhalla, Kapangan then to San Gabriel, and La Union during WW II.

7.    Klondykes Stone Walls (Tuba)

            -  This is the remnant of the first American building used by the Engineers who constructed Kennon Road.  It is believed to have been built in 1902 and is still visible today.

8.    Kennon Road (Tuba)

- One of the legacies of the American Administration.  It was the first Benguet road to be constructed by the Americans in 1902.  The completion of this road opened the entire Benguet Province to vehicular traffic and marked the entry of Americans, Europeans, Japanese, Chinese and lowlanders to the Province of Benguet.  It was referred as the Benguet Road until it was renamed Kennon Road by virtue of Executive Order No. 9 in 1922, in honor of Col. Lyman W. Kennon, the American Engineer who supervised and finished the construction in 1905.

9.    Manenchen (Kabayan)

            - Located at Manenchen, Eddet, Kabayan; it is the site of the massacre of Eddet residents by the Japanese Imperial Army during the World War II.

10.  Cariวนo Cave (Kabayan)

-               Located at Talukip, Eddet, Kabayan. The hiding place of Governor Oraa Cariño and the place where he was captured by the Americans sometime in 1900.

11.  Spanish Trails

            - These trails were constructed during the Spanish Regime, located in many municipalities of Benguet.

12.  The Mount Sto. Tomas Centennial Cross (Tuba)

            The landmark can be seen at the ridge of Mount Santo Tomas beside the line of transmitters, particularly beside the GMA 7 television transmitter. According to stories, the cross was constructed during the Spanish period then was later improved by the Department of Public Works and Highways in 1968. Lovers would go to the site to make their vows as they say it is nearer to heaven and God.

13.  Batangan Airstrip (Kibungan)

            - It is located at Tacadang, Kibungan. It was inaugurated April 19, 1969. The plateau was jointly developed by the Lutheran Mission and Local Government. The place provides view of the provinces of La Union and Ilocos Sur. Today, the airstrip is no longer in use, however helicopters can still land.

14.  Halsema Highway

            - Also known as Benguet- Mountain Province Road, Baguio-Bontoc Road or Mountain Trail. At its highest point at 7,400 ft. above sea level in the municipality of Atok, it is the highest altitude highway in the Philippines.

It is in this highway where the famous ‘’Half Tunnel’’ is also located (about 42 kilometers far from La Trinidad; approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes drive from La Trinidad). It was built in the early 1950’s after the road eroded. Having no other alternative route, the rock was carved in a half tunnel- shape measuring 50 meters long. Up to this time, it remained as an engineering feat.

15.  Osucan Tunnel (Atok)

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            -The trail used by farmers in trading their crops during the Spanish Regime, located at Km. 46, Paoay, Atok. This place is prominent because of the three long man-made tunnels measuring for about 10 meters each.

The place is 44 kilometers away from the City of Baguio. Tourist may ask assistance from the Barangay Office of Paoay.

16.  Kebajan (Kabayan Barrio)

            - Around 3.5 kilometers north of Poblacion, Kabayan where the first primary school in Benguet was established in 1907 by Cloude Moss Thomasite, an American soldier and teacher.

17.   Benguet State University (La Trinidad)

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      The alma mater of most of the leaders in the mountain region which occupies a good portion of the La Trinidad Valley.  Only 6 kilometers away from Baguio City, its various projects on floriculture, penology, animal husbandry, poultry and vegetable growing are worth visiting.  Homemade strawberry and blueberry preserves and freshly baked bread are available at its Marketing Center found within the school compound.