4 days in Baja California Itinerary

4 days in Baja California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Baja California tour planner

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Bus to Tijuana, Fly to San Jose Cabo
Cabo San Lucas
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Cabo San Lucas

— 1 night
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, see Off-Road Tours, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary maker tool.

San Diego, USA to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of tram and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect Cabo San Lucas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Loreto.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours


— 2 nights
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. Isla Carmen has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Mon), head off the coast to Isla Carmen and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Loreto journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to Loreto takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in October: highs in Loreto hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loreto

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Baja California travel guide

Fishing Charters & Tours · Beaches · Nightlife
A vacation in Baja California lets you discover one of the world's longest peninsulas, home to some of the most dramatic landscapes in Mexico. The area often feels like the middle of nowhere and boasts a relaxed and friendly atmosphere unmatched by the country's more popular tourist destinations. From vast deserts and dormant volcanoes, to old mission towns and rugged canyons, Baja California offers a wealth of outdoor activities guaranteed to meet the expectations of the most demanding of visitors. A tour of Baja California reveals a place still largely unspoiled by mass tourism, where it's possible to hike, camp, surf, sail, and go on deep-sea fishing expeditions without rubbing shoulders with thousands of other tourist.