Start: San Jose del Cabo
Cabo San Lucas— 1 day
San Jose del Cabo— 4 nights
End: San Jose del Cabo
Tue, Dec 19 - Sat, Dec 23
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 find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas trip planner.
San Jose del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. 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 drive 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 Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery and Movimiento Art Gallery. Step out of San Jose del Cabo to go to Cabo Pulmo and see Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Jose, stop by Eduardo Sanchez Jewelry, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, and take in the exciting artwork at Sillvermoon Gallery.
To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Jose del Cabo trip planner.
Getting from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. 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
Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve, Cuadra San Francisco
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