The city of Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates is exciting and beautiful. This metropolitan city is located right on the water. Being a modern city, there is much to see. Here, there is something for everyone.
For teenagers, visiting a foreign land with a different culture, it is a truly enriching experience. It is an education all its own. There are many things to keep active teenagers occupied in the city of Abu Dhabi.
Teens are sure to learn valuable lessons from such a cultural visit, and they will have fun doing so. Provided below are some suggested places of interest which will appeal to them. Here is what Abu Dhabi has for teens.
A favorite activity for visitors, especially young adults, is sand duning.
Visit Heritage Village. A market is set up as a traditional village complete with shops and stalls. Not only does it make for a lovely afternoon of shopping and eating, but it is very informative. Learn about and see some of the history of this remarkable region in this quaint village.
If your teenager has a weak spot for cars (even if they don't, they may still like this one), booking a Formula One racetrack tour is quite popular. The tour lasts about two hours and is given twice a day. You will be taken to the garage and see the fastest drag race car on the continent! A bus ride around the circuit is also included. Book this tour in advance if you can, the tour groups fill up rather quickly.
Visit Zayed Sports Village with an ice skating rink and a bowling alley teens will have a blast with their friends.
Yas Island is a tourist hotspot. While there is something for all age groups here, teens are bound to find something they are interested in. The island is located about 20 miles off the mainland. There is a marina, a theme park, a water park and concerts are held regularly.
One of the newest attractions to Abu Dhabi is Masdar. This small city is run on solar and other renewable energy. A day here is very informative and very modern. There are shops and restaurants too. Make a day of it with the whole family.
If all else fails, and you can't seem to find anything your teenager is interested in, a trip to Marina Mall may be what is needed. Whether bored or homesick, this may be what does the trick.
Just like home, there are stores and restaurants, and a whole lot more. Arcades, bowling and a skating rink are open and ready to entertain.
Traveling with children, of any age can be rewarding. Help your teen to get the most out of your stay at Abu Dhabi. They are sure to appreciate the experience and make memories that will last a lifetime!
Read about Thing to Do with Kids here.
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