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Emirate of Abu Dhabi

4.2
Sacred & Religious Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping Malls
The biggest of the seven emirates making up the United Arab Emirates, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi impresses with innovative architecture, groundbreaking malls, 4D theaters, and tourist resorts offering every amenity under the sun. Beneath all the superlatives, a holiday in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi reveals what makes this nation tick--in vibrant markets, sophisticated museums, sheesha cafes, and developed coastal areas. With about 1.5 million people, the eponymous city of Abu Dhabi is marked by a multicultural society, continuing to draw both new residents and tourists with its modern outlook and an unstoppable desire to keep improving its challenging desert surroundings. In the build up to your vacation in Emirate of Abu Dhabi, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United Arab Emirates day trip planning tool.
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Popular things to do in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Scenic Walking Area
The Corniche Abu Dhabi
4.2
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Religious Site
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Theme Park
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
2.9
Duration: 8 hours
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Historic Site
Heritage Village Abu Dhabi
3.1
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Shopping Mall
Marina Mall Abu Dhabi
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Yas Mall Abu Dhabi
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Al Foah Mall Al Ain
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
The Galleria Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi
4.4
Duration: 4 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Water Park
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Beach
Corniche Beach Abu Dhabi
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Zoo
Al Ain Zoo Al Ain
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Saadiyat Public Beach Abu Dhabi
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Castle
Al Jahili Fort Al Ain
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Site
Qasr Al Hosn Abu Dhabi
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum Al Ain
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Architectural Building
Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Mountain
Jebel Hafeet Al Ain
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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National Park
Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi
4.2
Duration: 8 hours
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Island
Saadiyat Beach Club Abu Dhabi
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Island
Shuweihat Island Ruwais
3.9
Duration: 4 hours

Theme Parks in Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Theme Park
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Theme Park
Hili Fun City Al Ain
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Park
Murjan Splash Park Abu Dhabi
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Theme Park
Kidoos Entertainment Abu Dhabi
2.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Safari
My Abu Dhabi Holidays Abu Dhabi
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Auto Race Track
Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi
4.6
Duration: 6 hours
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Safari
Safaris Abu Dhabi
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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Art Museum
Louvre Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min