6 days in Ensenada, La Paz & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

6 days in Ensenada, La Paz & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

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6 days in Ensenada, La Paz & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

Start: Ensenada
1
Ensenada
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
La Paz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: Ensenada

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Ensenada

Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California. On the 21st (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Cultural Center of Ensenada, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Historia de Ensenada, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ensenada online vacation planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Ensenada. In April in Ensenada, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Ensenada

Museums Outdoors Adventure
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Zipline
Museo de Historia de Ensenada ©
Museo de Historia de Ensenada
Cultural Center of Ensenada ©
Cultural Center of Ensenada

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Isla Los Islotes, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Diaz Castro Galeria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get to know the fascinating history of Caktu Souvenirs, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read La Paz trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ensenada to La Paz. The time zone difference when traveling from Ensenada to La Paz is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ensenada in April; daily highs in La Paz reach 38°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in La Paz

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Side Trip

Isla Los Islotes
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Cabo San Lucas

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bay of Cabo San Lucas and Santa Maria Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Whimsical Art Cabo and Golden Cactus Gallery. There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and take in the exciting artwork at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art.

Discover how to plan a Cabo San Lucas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from La Paz, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Cabo San Lucas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

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El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Shark Diving
Bay of Cabo San Lucas ©
Bay of Cabo San Lucas

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