18 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

18 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Loreto
— 4 nights
2
La Paz
— 5 nights
3
Todos Santos
— 3 nights
4
San Jose del Cabo
— 5 nights

4
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. Loreto is known for wildlife, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and examine the collection at Museo de las Misiones de Baja California.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Loreto trip itinerary planning website.

San Francisco, USA to Loreto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Loreto is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Loreto reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Loreto

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto ©
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto

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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.
Go for a jaunt from La Paz to El Sargento to see Rancho Cacachilas about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, get outside with HarkerBoard co., play a few rounds at Paraiso del Mar Golf, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read La Paz trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Loreto to La Paz in 4.5 hours. January in La Paz sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Todos Santos.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Rancho Cacachilas
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Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Shark Diving

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Todos Santos

Todos Santos ©
Todos Santos is a small coastal town at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, on the Pacific coast side of the Baja California Peninsula, about an hour's drive north of Cabo San Lucas on Highway 19 and an hour's drive southwest from La Paz. Change things up with a short trip to Cactus Sanctuary in El Triunfo (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Tortugueros Las Playitas, explore the galleries of Manos Mexicanas, stop by Chocolates La Laguna, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Los Cerritos.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Todos Santos trip maker.

Drive from La Paz to Todos Santos in 1.5 hours. Traveling from La Paz in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Todos Santos, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Jose del Cabo.

Things to do in Todos Santos

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Cactus Sanctuary, Spas
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Tortugueros Las Playitas ©
Tortugueros Las Playitas
Cactus Sanctuary ©
Cactus Sanctuary
La Candelaria ©
La Candelaria

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose del Cabo: Cabo San Lucas (Fishing Charters & Tours, Speed Boats Tours, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Chileno Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Tanya Talamante, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), and browse the exhibits of Enrique Bascon, Galeria de Arte.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Jose del Cabo trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Todos Santos to San Jose del Cabo in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Todos Santos in January, San Jose del Cabo is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose del Cabo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cabo San Lucas, Cuadra San Francisco
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Medano Beach ©
Medano Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching