11 days in Baja California Itinerary

11 days in Baja California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cabo Pulmo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
La Paz
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Loreto
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Santa Maria Beach and Shark Diving. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mt. Solmar and Pelican Rock. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in San Jose del Cabo) and Playa Los Cerritos (in Todos Santos). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities and view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Cabo San Lucas at 29°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cabo Pulmo.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Playa Los Cerritos
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Playa Los Cerritos ©
Playa Los Cerritos

1
night
Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cabo Pulmo itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to Cabo Pulmo takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in December since evenings lows in Cabo Pulmo dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo Pulmo

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve ©
Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach) and Neptune's Finger. Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, browse the exhibits of Diaz Castro Galeria, get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural La Paz, and take in the spiritual surroundings of La Paz Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read La Paz trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Cabo Pulmo to La Paz takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in La Paz

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Neptune's Finger
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenview the masterpieces at Richard Jackson Galeria, and then make a trip to Malecon. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo de las Misiones de Baja California and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Loreto day trip tool.

Getting from La Paz to Loreto by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loreto

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto ©
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto
Malecon ©
Malecon

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