Since the 19th century there has been a beautiful location in Medellin where families have gone to entertain themselves, get a nature break, and relax. Through the years it has had various incarnations until 1968 when it officially became the Botanical Gardens of Medellin.
So you’ve done it. You’ve brought the family to the big city of Medellin. Now what on earth do you do with the kids? Well, we’ll look at that in another post, but for now let’s chat about the absolute best option for both the kids and their parents: Parque Explora.
Once renowned as one of the most dangerous cities in the world, home to drug cartels, Pablo Escobar, and political kidnappings, Medellín has reinvented itself as the world's latest, coolest, chicest urban center. Start your morning off in Envigado, a small town that got swallowed by Medellín's urban expansion.
Though many travelers only give Colombia's chilly capital a couple of days, those willing to invest a bit more time will uncover a wealth of treasures. If you want to dig a little further than the average tourist, check out these cool things to do in Bogotá.
Travelled by Stuart Wilkinson | 5 Comments
Bogota rang all my warning bells, and for good reason. Within two nights and I had been mugged and stabbed twice. But, I still believe I was in the wrong place at the wrong time and Bogota has much to offer the interested traveller...