27 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

27 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

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27 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

Start: North Bend
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
San Jose del Cabo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cabo Pulmo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Los Barriles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Todos Santos
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
La Paz
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Loreto
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: North Bend

6
nights
San Jose del Cabo

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose del Cabo: Cabo San Lucas (Playa del Amor, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chileno Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, shop like a local with Mi Casa Azul Art Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Movimiento Art Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Jose del Cabo online trip builder .

North Bend, USA to San Jose del Cabo is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from North Bend, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in San Jose del Cabo, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cabo Pulmo.

Things to do in San Jose del Cabo

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cabo San Lucas
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El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo ©
On the 13th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cabo Pulmo itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from San Jose del Cabo to Cabo Pulmo takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in December, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Barriles.

Things to do in Cabo Pulmo

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve ©
Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve

2
nights
Los Barriles

On the 14th (Sat), look for gifts at Charlie's Chocolates and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Tres Palapas Baja Pickleball and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Barriles route planner .

Getting from Cabo Pulmo to Los Barriles by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Los Barriles are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Todos Santos.

Things to do in Los Barriles

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours
Tres Palapas Baja Pickleball ©
Tres Palapas Baja Pickleball

5
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 to go to El Triunfo and see Cactus Sanctuary, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Tortugueros Las Playitas, take a stroll through La Candelaria, don't miss a visit to El Molino, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Todos Santos trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Los Barriles to Todos Santos in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Todos Santos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

El Pescadero, Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, Cactus Sanctuary
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Tortugueros Las Playitas ©
Tortugueros Las Playitas
La Candelaria ©
La Candelaria
Cactus Sanctuary ©
Cactus Sanctuary

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Rancho Cacachilas in El Sargento (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, explore by horseback at Rancho El Cajon, cast your line with a fishing tour, and make a trip to Malecon.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our La Paz road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Todos Santos to La Paz takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Todos Santos in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 59°F in La Paz. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Rancho Cacachilas, Playa Migrino
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Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
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 striking landscape of Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto, get outside with Loreto Guide with Said Orozco, take in the exciting artwork at Richard Jackson Galeria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Loreto tour planner.

Drive from La Paz to Loreto in 4.5 hours. In December in Loreto, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loreto

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