23 days in Mexico Itinerary

23 days in Mexico Itinerary

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23 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Cabo San Lucas
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Ensenada
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tijuana
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Mazatlan
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Los Mochis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Guaymas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Loreto
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
La Paz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Cabo San Lucas


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4
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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.
Step out of Cabo San Lucas with an excursion to Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) in San Jose del Cabo--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the waterfront activity at Marina Cabo San Lucas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chileno Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas vacation planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cabo San Lucas. In November, daily temperatures in Cabo San Lucas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ensenada.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cuadra San Francisco, Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)
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El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours
Swim with Dolphins

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Ensenada

Ensenada ©
Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ensenada: Valle de Guadalupe (Vinos Dubacano, Casa Magoni, & more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Bodegas de Santo Tomas, admire all the interesting features of El Jardin De Tara, stop by Tequila Room, and stroll through Rancho Los Bandidos.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ensenada planning website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cabo San Lucas to Ensenada in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Ensenada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cabo San Lucas in November, with highs in Ensenada at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tijuana.

Things to do in Ensenada

Wineries Parks Trails

Side Trip

Valle de Guadalupe
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Vinos Dubacano ©
Vinos Dubacano
Atp Vinos y Familia ©
Atp Vinos y Familia
Finca La Carrodilla ©
Finca La Carrodilla

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nights
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 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT), don't miss a visit to Tijuana Arch, then make a trip to Mullme, and finally have fun and explore at Museo Del Coleccionista De Tijuana. On your second day here, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then look for gifts at Mercado Del Mar.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tijuana online route planner .

You can drive from Ensenada to Tijuana in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Tijuana

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mercado Del Mar
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT) ©
Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT)
Mercado Del Mar ©
Mercado Del Mar

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Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
Mazatlan is known for historic sites, adventure, nature, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Malecon, admire the striking features of Mazatlan Cathedral, take a stroll through Old Mazatlan, and enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mazatlan road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tijuana to Mazatlan. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Tijuana in November, expect Mazatlan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Mochis.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas
Malecon ©
Malecon
Mazatlan Cathedral ©
Mazatlan Cathedral

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Los Mochis

Los Mochis ©
Los Mochis is a coastal city in northern Sinaloa, Mexico. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get outside with El Pechocho and then admire the natural beauty at Parque Sinaloa. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Plazuela 27 de Septiembre and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Benjamin Francis Johnston.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Mochis trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Mazatlan to Los Mochis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. November in Los Mochis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Guaymas.

Things to do in Los Mochis

Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

El Pechocho
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Plazuela 27 de Septiembre ©
Plazuela 27 de Septiembre
Parque Sinaloa ©
Parque Sinaloa

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Guaymas

Guaymas ©
Guaymas is a city located in Guaymas Municipality in the southwest part of the state of Sonora in northwestern Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Malecon and then take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Tetakawi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Nacapule Canyon and then contemplate the waterfront views at Estero el Soldado, Area Natural Protegida.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Guaymas trip planner .

Drive from Los Mochis to Guaymas in 5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in Guaymas

Parks Nature

Side Trip

San Carlos
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Nacapule Canyon ©
Nacapule Canyon

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Loreto

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. On the 19th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mision de Nuestra Senora de Loreto and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto. On the next day, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Loreto trip planner.

Drive from Guaymas to Loreto in 11 hours. November in Loreto sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Loreto

Parks Nature Tours
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Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto ©
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto

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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.
La Paz is known for wildlife, beaches, nature, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Galeria Casa Parra, and admire the striking features of Centro Cultural La Paz.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our La Paz road trip planning tool .

Drive from Loreto to La Paz in 4.5 hours. November in La Paz sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

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