48 days in Baja California Itinerary

48 days in Baja California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Baja California trip itinerary builder

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Tijuana
— 4 nights
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Valle de Guadalupe
— 9 nights
Drive to General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport, Fly to Manuel Márquez de León International Airport
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La Paz
— 8 nights
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Puerto San Carlos
— 1 night
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Loreto
— 6 nights
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Cabo Pulmo
— 2 nights
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Los Barriles
— 2 nights
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Cabo San Lucas
— 15 nights
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Tijuana

— 4 nights
Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula and center of the Tijuana metropolitan area, part of the international San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area. Get outdoors at Cerro El Coronel and Tijuana Country Club (Club Campestre Tijuana). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT) and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tijuana: Rosarito (La Vid, Le Spa, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playas de Tijuana, browse the different shops at Plaza Rio Tijuana, stop by Casa Avestruz, and head off the coast to Isla Coronado.

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Fort Myers, USA to Tijuana is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Myers to Tijuana. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Myers in January, with highs in Tijuana at 67°F and lows at 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Valle de Guadalupe.

Things to do in Tijuana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Valle de Guadalupe

— 9 nights
Valle de Guadalupe, or Francisco Zarco is a village located in the Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico, 20 km north of the city of Ensenada. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Zipline. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and El Salto Canyon & Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Valle de Guadalupe side-trips: Ensenada (El Jardin De Tara, Caracol, &more). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Xecue Vinicola and examine the collection at Museo de la vid y el vino.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Valle de Guadalupe vacation builder website.

You can drive from Tijuana to Valle de Guadalupe in 2 hours. In January, Valle de Guadalupe is little chillier than Tijuana - with highs of 62°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Valle de Guadalupe

Wineries · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

La Paz

— 8 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Paz Cathedral and Diaz Castro Galeria. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Isla Espiritu Santo. When in La Paz, make a side trip to see Balandra Beach in Los Tecolotes, approximately Los Tecolotes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach), tee off at Paraiso del Mar Golf, stroll through Playa El Coromuel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ensenada Grande.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our La Paz trip app.

Explore your travel options from Valle de Guadalupe to La Paz with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Valle de Guadalupe to La Paz is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Valle de Guadalupe in January; daily highs in La Paz reach 78°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto San Carlos.

Things to do in La Paz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Puerto San Carlos

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Magdalena Bay and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Magdalena Bay Whales.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto San Carlos trip planning tool.

Drive from La Paz to Puerto San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in Puerto San Carlos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nature
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Loreto

— 6 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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Loreto Guide with Said Orozco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó and Museo de las Misiones de Baja California. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Malecon, play a few rounds at TPC Danzante Bay, head off the coast to Isla Carmen, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mision de Nuestra Senora de Loreto.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Loreto online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Puerto San Carlos to Loreto in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in February, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Cabo Pulmo.

Things to do in Loreto

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cabo Pulmo

— 2 nights
On the 10th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Los Frailes.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cabo Pulmo visit planner.

Drive from Loreto to Cabo Pulmo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In February, daily temperatures in Cabo Pulmo can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Barriles.

Things to do in Cabo Pulmo

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Los Barriles

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada Sol Del Mayo Waterfall and then indulge in some personalized pampering at While In Paradise Day Spa.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Barriles day trip website.

You can drive from Cabo Pulmo to Los Barriles in 1.5 hours. In February in Los Barriles, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Los Barriles

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Cabo San Lucas

— 15 nights
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.
Visiting Santa Maria Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mt. Solmar and Cabo del Sol Golf Club. Venture out of the city with trips to Todos Santos (Manos Mexicanas, Playa Los Cerritos, &more) and San Jose del Cabo (Waves and Caves, Spas, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Divorce beach, tee off at Palmilla Golf Club, ride a horse along Cuadra San Francisco, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

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Getting from Los Barriles to Cabo San Lucas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Los Barriles in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cabo San Lucas, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Baja California travel guide

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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.