18 days in Mexico Itinerary

18 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Jose del Cabo
— 1 night
2
La Paz
— 2 nights
3
Loreto
— 2 nights
4
Santa Rosalia
— 1 night
5
San Ignacio
— 1 night
6
Mulege
— 1 night
7
La Paz
— 2 nights
8
Mazatlan
— 4 nights
9
La Paz
— 2 nights
10
San Jose del Cabo
— 1 night

1
night
San Jose del Cabo

San Jose del Cabo ©
Underdeveloped and unexplored for most of its history, San Jose del Cabo emerged as a major tourist destination in the 1970s, when a growing number of sun-and-sand visitors discovered the area's appealing beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for gifts at La Paloma Boutique and then take in the exciting artwork at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Jose del Cabo road trip site.

Vancouver, Canada to San Jose del Cabo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to San Jose del Cabo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in February: high temperatures in San Jose del Cabo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in San Jose del Cabo

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery ©
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery

2
nights
La Paz

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 25th (Tue): make a trip to Malecon and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Balandra Beach, and then get outside with HarkerBoard co..

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the La Paz journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Jose del Cabo to La Paz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in La Paz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

2
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Malecon and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Loreto holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from La Paz to Loreto takes 4.5 hours. February in Loreto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Rosalia.

Things to do in Loreto

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Malecon ©
Malecon

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night
Santa Rosalia

Santa Rosalia ©
Santa Rosalía is a city located in Mulegé Municipality of northern Baja California Sur state, Mexico. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Museum o Mining History, thensteep yourself in history at Santa Rosalia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Barbara.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santa Rosalia trip planner.

Drive from Loreto to Santa Rosalia in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Loreto in February: highs in Santa Rosalia hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Santa Rosalia

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Rosalia
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia Santa Barbara ©
Iglesia Santa Barbara
Santa Rosalia ©
Santa Rosalia

1
night
San Ignacio

On the 1st (Sun), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then contemplate the long history of Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Ignacio day trip planner.

Getting from Santa Rosalia to San Ignacio by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in San Ignacio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mulege.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán ©
Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán

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night
Mulege

Mulege ©
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the architecture and history at Mission Santa Rosalia de Mulege, thenexplore the activities along Bahia Concepcion, and then get engrossed in the history at Baja Sur Prison Museum.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mulege online visit planner.

Drive from San Ignacio to Mulege in 2 hours. In March in Mulege, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for La Paz on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Mulege

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Concepcion ©
Bahia Concepcion
Mission Santa Rosalia de Mulege ©
Mission Santa Rosalia de Mulege

2
nights
La Paz

La Paz ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Malecon and then head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Balandra Beach, and then head outdoors with HarkerBoard co..

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the La Paz trip planning app.

You can drive from Mulege to La Paz in 7 hours. Traveling from Mulege in March, expect nights in La Paz to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

4
nights
Mazatlan

Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Malecon, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, wander the streets of Old Mazatlan, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Machado.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mazatlan trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from La Paz to Mazatlan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from La Paz in March: highs in Mazatlan hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Malecon ©
Malecon
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral

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La Paz

La Paz ©
Explore La Paz further: step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, kick back and relax at Balandra Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and don't miss a visit to Malecon.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our La Paz travel route planner.

Getting from Mazatlan to La Paz by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Jose del Cabo.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

1
night
San Jose del Cabo

San Jose del Cabo ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose del Cabo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from La Paz to San Jose del Cabo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Jose del Cabo

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery ©
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery

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