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Abu Dhabi

Proudly modern and cosmopolitan, Abu Dhabi is the UAE's forward-thinking cultural heart where nothing stands still – except perhaps the herons in its mangroves.


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Best Neighborhoods

If you’re planning a visit to Abu Dhabi, here are the six best neighborhoods for islands, theme parks, restaurants and more.

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Day Trips

From empty beaches to soaring mountains, here are the best day trips from Abu Dhabi.

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Money and Costs

From shoulder season bargains to free attractions, here's how to visit Abu Dhabi without blowing your budget.

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Transportation

Everything you need to know to get around Abu Dhabi from the best apps to use to how to catch one of its numerous air-conditioned buses.

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Free Things to Do

Visits to Abu Dhabi's temples of indulgence can quickly add up, but venture further to find an abundance of activities that don’t cost anything at all.

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Traveling with Kids

If you’re planning to take the family to Abu Dhabi, here are the best things to do with kids from toddlers to teens.

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Family Travel

Visiting Abu Dhabi with kids: theme parks, speed boats and farms

Feb 21, 2024 • 6 min read

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