19 days in Baja California Norte Itinerary

19 days in Baja California Norte Itinerary

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19 days in Baja California Norte Itinerary

Start: Tijuana
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Mexicali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Felipe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Valle de Guadalupe
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tijuana
— 6 nights
End: Tijuana

2
nights
Mexicali

Mexicali ©
Mexicali is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California and seat of the Municipality of Mexicali. Escape the urban bustle at Canon de Guadalupe and Cerro Prieto. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Sol del Nino and Plaza Galerias del Valle. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, try your luck at Arenia Casino, don't miss a visit to Geotermica, and see the interesting displays at Instituto de Investigaciones Culturales - Museo UABC.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Mexicali trip planning website .

Tijuana to Mexicali is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Tijuana in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Mexicali, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to San Felipe.

Things to do in Mexicali

Parks Nature Museums
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Museo Sol del Nino ©
Museo Sol del Nino
Centro Estatal de las Artes, Mexicali ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©

2
nights
San Felipe

San Felipe
San Felipe is a town on the bay of San Felipe in the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) in the Mexican state of Baja California, 190 km south of the United States border and within the municipality of Mexicali. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Felipe road trip planner.

You can drive from Mexicali to San Felipe in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in San Felipe can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll set off for Valle de Guadalupe on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in San Felipe

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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8
nights
Valle de Guadalupe

Valle de Guadalupe ©
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. Rivera del Pacifico and Vinos Pijoan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Salto Canyon & Waterfall and Finca La Carrodilla. Venture out of the city with trips to Ensenada (Aduana Maritima, El Parque de la Bandera, & more). There's more to do: do a tasting at Trevista Vineyards.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Valle de Guadalupe online trip builder .

Traveling by car from San Felipe to Valle de Guadalupe takes 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Felipe in April: highs in Valle de Guadalupe hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Tijuana.

Things to do in Valle de Guadalupe

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ensenada
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El Salto Canyon & Waterfall ©
El Salto Canyon & Waterfall
Trevista Vineyards ©
Trevista Vineyards
Vinos Dubacano ©
Vinos Dubacano

6
nights
Tijuana

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. Escape the urban bustle at Wine Tours & Tastings and Estadio Caliente. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Vid and Museo del Trompo. Get out of town with these interesting Tijuana side-trips: Rosarito (Cerro El Coronel & Mercado Del Mar) and Sitio Arqueologico Vallecito (in Tecate). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Tijuana Country Club (Club Campestre Tijuana), have fun and explore at Mini City, make a trip to Tijuana Arch, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tijuana road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Valle de Guadalupe to Tijuana takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tijuana when traveling from Valle de Guadalupe in April, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tijuana

Museums Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Rosarito, Sitio Arqueologico Vallecito
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La Vid ©
La Vid
Wine Tours & Tastings