18 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

18 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

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18 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  11​h
1
Loreto
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
La Paz
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Todos Santos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Jose del Cabo
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: San Francisco

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, nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the exciting artwork at Richard Jackson Galeria.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Loreto day trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Loreto is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Loreto reach 76°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can 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

5
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.
When in La Paz, make a side trip to see Rancho Cacachilas in El Sargento, approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo, head outdoors with HarkerBoard co., take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and wander the wide-open spaces of Rancho Cactimar Desert & Sea Eco-Ranch.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz road trip planning app .

Drive from Loreto to La Paz in 4.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to 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
Malecon
Malecon

3
nights
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. Step out of Todos Santos with an excursion to Cactus Sanctuary in El Triunfo--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Tortugueros Las Playitas, explore the galleries of Manos Mexicanas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to El Molino.

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Drive from La Paz to Todos Santos in 1.5 hours. Traveling from La Paz in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Todos Santos. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to San Jose del Cabo.

Things to do in Todos Santos

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
nights
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.
Explore San Jose del Cabo's surroundings by going to Cabo San Lucas (Swim with Dolphins, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). The adventure continues: stroll through Chileno Beach, view the masterpieces at Tanya Talamante, explore by horseback at Cuadra San Francisco, and explore the galleries of Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose del Cabo planner .

Traveling by car from Todos Santos to San Jose del Cabo takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Todos Santos in January, plan for slightly colder nights in San Jose del Cabo, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time 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
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach