Visit local attractions in picturesque Port of Spain
Situated on Wrightson Road a mile from the Trinidadian shoreline, the Radisson puts you within minutes of the area’s best shopping and cultural attractions. Hasely Crawford Stadium, the island’s largest arena, offers athletic events, symposiums and concerts just a three-minute drive eastward. If you are traveling with family or a special someone, view artifacts at The National Museum & Art Gallery and visit the animals at Emperor Valley Zoo. Corporate travelers love the local golf courses like Millennium Lakes for casual business meetings or decompressing after a day of work. In late winter, guests can experience Carnival, one of the city’s most popular events that features colorful dancing and a two-day parade.
Nearby attractions include:
- Carnival (walking distance)
A Western Christian tradition, Carnival is a three-day celebration in late winter that has been described as one of the most colorful parties in the world. Watch the two-day street parade for masquerade bands and unbelievable costumes. Ask our hotel staff for special Carnival packages.
- Nearby shopping (walking distance)
Purchase a new wardrobe, buy souvenirs for loved ones and peruse one-of-a-kind gifts from local artisans in the shops surrounding the Radisson.
- Hasely Crawford Stadium (3-minute drive)
Trinidad’s official stadium, which is also the island’s largest, hosts athletic games, car shows, international concerts, symposiums and more throughout the year.
- Emperor Valley Zoo (5-minute drive)
This 60-year-old zoo features indigenous plants and international animals. Check the website for feeding times for an exhilarating show.
- The National Museum & Art Gallery of Trinidad & Tobago (5-minute drive)
Originally called the Royal Victoria Institute when it opened in 1892, this museum and art gallery tells the country’s story through seven unique galleries featuring more than 10,000 artifacts.
- Queen's Park Oval (7-minute drive)
See a game of football, cricket, squash, hockey or tennis at this 20,000-seat sports complex. Stop by the Queen’s Park Cricket Club Museum to learn about one of the island’s most popular sports.
- Royal Botanic Gardens (15-minute drive)
Just north of Port of Spain, this green oasis boasts 61 acres of beautifully manicured gardens with verdant shrubs, flowering plants and more than 700 trees.
- Chaguaramas Military History & Aviation Museum (30-minute drive)
Honor the bravery of Trinidadian veterans by viewing more than 500 years of military memorabilia at this museum in the Diego Martin region.
- Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club (30-minute drive)
Millennium Lakes is an 18-hole championship golf course that offers a challenging game for players of any skill level. Enjoy views of the Northern Range while you walk the grounds.
- St. Andrews Golf Course (30-minute drive)
One of the oldest golf clubs in the Western Hemisphere, St. Andrews boasts more than an 18-hole championship course with a swimming pool and an on-site restaurant.
- Chaguaramas Golf Course (35-minute drive)
Swing your clubs at the only 250-foot driving range in the country or play nine holes on the scenic greens that were built by American servicemen in World War II.
- Maracas Bay (45-minute drive)
Lounge under shady palm trees on white sand or go for a swim in the blue-green waters of this popular beach in northern Trinidad.
- Caroni Bird Sanctuary (1-hour drive)
Birdwatching aficionados love the avian sanctuary at Caroni Swamp National Park, a 12,000-acre area south of the Radisson that’s home to the Scarlet Ibis, the national bird of Trinidad & Tobago. Book a tour online.