GENERAL INFORMATION (AGUSAN DEL NORTE)
- Belinda Beach (Brgy. Manapa)
- Donnabelle Beach (Brgy. Manapa)
- Manapa Beach (Brgy. Manapa)
- Garay Beach (Brgy. Tinago)
- Salas Beach (Brgy. Tinago)
- Tabinas Beach (Brgy. Tinago)
- Pamela Beach (Brgy. Sacol)
- Paradise Beach (Brgy. Sacol)
- Palac Beach
- The beautiful 719-m. (2,214-ft.) high plateau-like Mt. Mayapay, 14 kms. southwest of Butuan City, is ideal for trekking and camping.
- Bacucang Falls (Brgy. New Bohol)
- Cababalahan Falls
- Kibugas Falls (Brgy. Guinabsan)
- Nakan-an Fall (Brgy. Sangay)
- Tacub Falls (Brgy. Macalang)
- Tacub Cave (Brgy. Sangay)
- Brgy. Babag is where laksoy, a local nipa palm wine, is distilled in crudely-made vats. To get there, you have to travel via Jose Rosales Ave..
- Rizal Park, at the intersection of Zamora, Concepcion, Juan Luna and San Jose Sts., is the site of the National Shrine of the Philippine Flag in Mindanao which commemorates the first formal raising of the Philippine flag in Mindanao on January 17, 1899.
- The Banza Church Ruins, at the junction of the Agusan and Baza Rivers in Lilo, Brgy. Banza, are the oldest ruins of a stone church in Mindanao. Built in 1625 by Recollect friars, it was burned by Moro pirates in 1753. What remains is the bell tower now enveloped by a banyan (balete) tree.
- The modern baroque St. Joseph's Cathedral (Concepcion St.).
- The Butuan Diocesan Liturgical Museum, at ground floor of the St. Joseph Cathedral Convent, showcases prized collections of religious and liturgical arts and materials used by missionaries in Agusan and Surigao ranging from liturgical paraphernalia to all kinds of vestments. There is also a holy water font carved from a solid block of hardwood, an 18th century charcoal-fired hostmaker, a giant 6-ft. high candelero, a centuries-old piano organ, religious statues, a confessional box and other religious items and artifacts. Tel: 44-9091 & 225-3321.
- The Balanghai Shrine Museum, at Brgy. Libertad, between the city and the airport, displays in a specially made glass case, the 1,650-year old balanghai, the oldest of nine boats discovered in 1976 by pothunters in search of Chinese ceramics at Brgy. Ambangan. Three of these water-logged timber boats have been excavated while the others are still in situ. The balanghais were declared a National Cultural Treasure. These large sea-going wooden plank-built and edge-pegged outrigger boats are 15 m. long and 3 m. wide across the beam. Carbon-14 dating indicates it belongs to the 4th and 13th to 14th century AD. The oldest was dated to 320 AD by Tokyo’s Gakushuin Uniiversity. Two others were dated to 990 and 1250 AD. These predate the relics of Viking ships in European museums and they represent the oldest fleet of boats excavated in one place.
- The Butuan Regional Museum, at Brgy. Do-Ongan, is a branch museum of the National Museum located 2 kms. from downtown. It was established as an offshoot of the discovery of the balanghais. The museum houses the rich artistic, historic and cultural heritage of the Butuanons and the neighboring provinces in Northern Mindanao. It has two exhibit galleries. The Archaeological Hall displays archaeological finds found near the Agusan River in 1984 like skulls, death masks, porcelain, burial coffins, pottery and jewelry. The Ethnological Hall exhibits contemporary cultural materials depicting the Butuanon lifestyle. Tel: 342-5328.
- The Fr. Urios College Museum, at the third floor of the Urios College Bldg. along San Francisco St., was established in 1975 and houses ethnographical and archaeological artifacts from Northern Mindanao. Tel: 41-5266 & 5-2545.
- Delta Discovery Park, in Brgy. Bonbon, has a 1.3-km. long zipline, the longest in Mindanao.
- The beautifully preserved Atega Ancestral House was originally built by Don Andres Atega, Cabadbaran’s revolutionary hero.
- Bilang-Bilang Beach (Brgy. Caasinan)
- Felca Beach (Brgy. Caasinan)
- Green Beach (Brgy. Caasinan)
- Libarios Beach (Brgy. Caasinan)
- Luyahan Beach (Brgy. Caasinan)
- The coral-studded Dagani Beach is located in Brgy. Tolosa
- Villa Paraiso Beach (Brgy. Cabinet)
- Pirada River Tower Rock, in Sitio Pirada, Brgy. Del Pilar, is situated 10 kms. from the city, behind the Lepanto Mines area. This rock formation is traversed by mountain streams.
- Calamba/Mahaba Falls
- Samag-a Falls, in Brgy. Calamba, is located 28 kms. from Butuan City
- The 1,646-m. high, densely forested Mas-Ai Peak is a relatively easy 2-day hike. Its forest is home to deer, wild boar, giant frogs, gliding lizards and birds including woodpeckers, hawks, swifts and hornbills. On an outcrop of the mountain's rocky summit is a colony of wild Philippine Macaca monkeys.
- Lake Belwang, set in the midst of a pristine old growth forest in Mas-ai Peak, teems with golden carp.
- Cabadbaran Museum, at the ground floor of the Teofisto Guigona, Sr. Hall, is a repository of the town’s old documents as well as artifacts collected from the town’s four archaeological sites.
- The white sand Bolihon Beach, in Sitio Bolihon, Brgy. Tagcatong, is located 4 kms. west of the poblacion. It has rock formations and hidden inlets.
- Alma Beach
- Cabatuan Beach
- Kibanlag Falls
- Mt. Carmel View Park (also called Marcos Park), in Sitio San Isidro, Brgy. Tagcatong, has a panoramic view of the town and the island of Camiguin.
- Plaza Beach (Sitio Bolihon, Brgy. Tagcatong)
- Punta Diwata Reefs and Balete Wall are 6 dive sites rich with soft and hard corals,abundant reef and pelagic fishes and excellent 80 ft. of visibility. Profiles range from sloping walls to cliffs and depths from 40 ft. to over a hundred feet, with generally sandy floors. Prime sites are located at Brgys. Poblacion, Tagcatong and Vinapor.
- Tagcatong Beach (Brgy. Tagcatong)
- Tao Beach
- Vinapor Beach, in Brgy. Vinapor, is located 48 kms. from Butuan City
- Vinapor Caves, at Brgy. Vinapor, is located 10 kms. from the town. These 43 awesome, grotto-like caverns, situated at the cliffs of Punta Diwata overlooking Butuan Bay at its west end, has spectacular views of the sea and nearby Camiguin Island.