7 days in Baja California Itinerary

7 days in Baja California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego
Drive:  30 min
1
Tijuana
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
La Paz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
End: San Diego

1
day
Tijuana

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, stop by Galerias Hipodromo, and then make a trip to Mullme.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tijuana tour site.

San Diego, USA to Tijuana is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or ride a tram. In December, daily temperatures in Tijuana can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Tijuana

Wineries Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Mullme ©
Mullme
Galerias Hipodromo ©
Galerias Hipodromo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Malecon and then head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get a taste of life in the country at Rancho Cactimar Desert & Sea Eco-Ranch.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Paz trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Tijuana to La Paz with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tijuana to La Paz due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tijuana in December; daily highs in La Paz reach 79°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in La Paz

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Malecon
Malecon

4
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery in San Jose del Cabo (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, cool off at Los Cabos Tarzan Boats, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Cabo San Lucas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cuadra San Francisco, Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours
Medano Beach ©
Medano Beach

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