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Things to do in Dubai - City Guide by IHG


Discover Dubai

Dubai is an amazing metropolis that has advanced so much in a short amount of time, and it continues to progress as every day goes by. Surrounded by the desert and nestled on the beaches of the Arabian Gulf, this emirate is a wonderful place for a getaway.


Top Dubai Guides

In this Dubai city guide, you'll learn some of the reasons why this is a perfect vacation destination.


Music and Entertainment in Dubai

If you plan to visit this decadent and fast-paced Middle Eastern city, be sure to add at least a few of these popular Dubai events to your itinerary. 




Top Dubai's landmarks

There are numerous places to see in Dubai, and each one is worth the visit. From the desert safari to the awe-inspiring Dubai beach, each of the landmarks in Dubai is unique in its architecture or experience.


Best places to eat in Dubai

In such a rich and elegant city, the question that comes to mind is "what are the best restaurants in Dubai?" In this guide, you'll learn about some of Dubai's dining experiences and why they are considered "the best."


Day Trips nearby Dubai

With so many tourist destinations in Dubai, this city offers an exciting destination for any visitor. But it also serves as a great home base for day trips sure to enhance your travels.


Short visit? Only 24-48 hours in Dubai

What is worth seeing that you have to fit it into your jampacked just one or two days?  In this guide, you'll learn about must-see attractions.


Dubai Neighbourhoods

If you happen to be in or are looking to explore this must-see city, take a look at these neighbourhoods that will be sure to satisfy any interest. From foodies, historic buffs and trendy shopping, there's something for everyone in Dubai's cool neighbourhoods. 

Where to Stay

With more than 21 hotels throughout Dubai’s neighbourhoods, IHG has everything you need for a wonderful stay.

InterContinental Dubai - Festival City

Things to Do

Find the best local tours, activities and attractions in Dubai and earn 1,000 IHG® Rewards Club points

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Travel by 4x4 across the deserts of Dubai on this exhilarating 6-hour excursion!



Experience a true fusion of traditional Arabian charm and futuristic dynamism.


Visiting Qatar and you would like to see as much as possible? This tour is for you!


Explore the Desert for the evening and enjoy thrilling activities on a 6 to 7-hour desert safari on the red dunes.


Experience some of the best restaurants throughout Dubai and book your reservation using OpenTable.