21 days in Baja California Itinerary

21 days in Baja California Itinerary

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21 days in Baja California Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Cabo Pulmo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
La Paz
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Loreto
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Ensenada
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Cabo San Lucas
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Buenos Aires

1
night
Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at East Cape Adventures and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cabo Pulmo day trip site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Cabo Pulmo is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Cabo Pulmo due to the time zone difference. In July, Cabo Pulmo is much warmer than Buenos Aires - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo Pulmo

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve ©
Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
La Paz

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach), view the masterpieces at Diaz Castro Galeria, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Paz Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our La Paz online day trip planner .

You can drive from Cabo Pulmo to La Paz in 3 hours. Traveling from Cabo Pulmo in July, you will find days in La Paz are a bit warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Neptune's Finger
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach) ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Loreto

Loreto is a city in and municipal seat of Loreto Municipality, located on the Gulf of California in eastern Baja California Sur state, Mexico.The city of 14,724 people is located about 350km north of La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur state.HistoryLoreto was the first Spanish colonial settlement of the Viceroyalty of New Spain on the Baja California Peninsula.The town was founded in 1697 by Jesuit missionaries, who found a steady spring of fresh water on this site, as the Misión Nuestra Señora de Loreto. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto and Malecon. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó, stop by Dali Delikatessen and Gourmet, take a memorable tour with Tours, and head outdoors with Loreto Guide with Said Orozco.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Loreto vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from La Paz to Loreto by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Loreto can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ensenada.

Things to do in Loreto

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto ©
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto

2
nights
Ensenada

Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Xecue Vinicola and Museo de la vid y el vino. Step out of Ensenada to go to Valle de Guadalupe and see Casa Magoni, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Dedicate the 17th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at La Bufadora, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acuario Oceanico, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ensenada day trip site .

Traveling by car from Loreto to Ensenada takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Loreto to Ensenada is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Loreto in July, expect Ensenada to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Ensenada

Tours Parks Spas

Side Trip

Valle de Guadalupe
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Zipline
Spas
Museo de la vid y el vino ©
Museo de la vid y el vino

5
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shark Diving and A-maze-in Cabo Race. Change things up with these side-trips from Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Parroquia San Jose, Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), & more). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Solmar, look for gifts at Arte de Origen, and find something for the whole family at Wild Canyon Adventures.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas itinerary planner.

Getting from Ensenada to Cabo San Lucas by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ensenada to Cabo San Lucas is 1 hour. Traveling from Ensenada in July, expect Cabo San Lucas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
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Shark Diving
A-maze-in Cabo Race ©
A-maze-in Cabo Race
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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