Route & dates
Start: San Jose del Cabo
Bus: 30 min
Cabo San Lucas— 1 day
Bus: 30 min
San Jose del Cabo— 4 nights
End: San Jose del Cabo
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.Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Luke.
To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas trip planner.
San Jose del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also drive. In December, daily temperatures in Cabo San Lucas can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to San Jose del Cabo.
Things to do in Cabo San Lucas
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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.Take a break from the city and head to Cuadra San Francisco and Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery and Eduardo Sanchez Jewelry. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Jose, make a trip to Plaza Mijares, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), and take in the exciting artwork at Sillvermoon Gallery.
To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Jose del Cabo trip planner.
San Jose del Cabo is just a short distance from Cabo San Lucas. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Jose del Cabo when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in December, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in San Jose del Cabo
Cuadra San Francisco, Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve
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