Ras Al Khaimah is a truly blessed tourist spot. Its miles of unspoiled coastline contour the majestic Hajjar Mountain range. Ras Al Khaimah is famous for its historical ancient monuments that are linked historically too many events in the region.
Places to visit - The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah: housed in the former palace of the ruling Al Qawasim family, it has exhibits on natural history, arts and crafts of the past centuries, and archaeology; Dhayah Fort: the only surviving hilltop fort in the UAE; Shamal and Sheeba´s Palace: tombs and ruins of a medieval palace; Al Falayah: the former summer residence of the ruling Al Qawasim family; Jazirat Al Hamra: an abandoned ‘ghost town' showing the architecture of earlier decades; and The Old City and Souq: an opportunity to see both traditional and modern shops as well as artisans workshops.
Ras Al Khaimah is almost 3 hours drive from Abu Dhabi; and 1 hour drive from Dubai.