36 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

36 days in Baja California Sur Itinerary

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Fort St. John
Fly:
18​h 30​min
Loreto
— 8 nights
Drive:
5​h 45​min
La Paz
— 9 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
El Pescadero
— 9 nights
Drive:
1​h 30​min
Cabo San Lucas
— 8 nights
Fly:
15​h 45​min
Fort St. John

7
days
Loreto

Loreto was the first Spanish settlement on the Baja California Peninsula. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Loreto Bay National Marine Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Fort St. John, Canada to Loreto is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Fort St. John to Loreto, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Fort St. John in April; daily highs in Loreto reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off toLa Paz.

Things to do in Loreto

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Isla Carmen
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Loreto Bay National Marine Park

9
days
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.
Step out of La Paz with an excursion to Palapas Ventana in La Ventana--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de Antropologia e Historia de Baja California Sur, stop by Casa Parra, and make a trip to CASA DEL ARTESANO SUDCALIFORNIANO.

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You can drive from Loreto to La Paz in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Loreto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to El Pescadero.

Things to do in La Paz

Parks Tours Sightseeing

Side Trip

Palapas Ventana
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Isla Espiritu Santo
Balandra Beach
Malecon

9
days
El Pescadero

Pescadero is a small village in the municipality of La Paz in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. You'll find plenty of places to visit near El Pescadero: Los Barriles (Fishing Charters & Tours, Spas & Wellness, & more), Rancho Ecologico Sol de Mayo (in Santiago) and Cabo Pulmo (Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tortugueros Las Playitas, take in the dramatic natural features at Punta Lobos, enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can drive from La Paz to El Pescadero in 1.5 hours. Traveling from La Paz in April, expect nights in El Pescadero to be a bit warmer, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in El Pescadero

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Todos Santos, Los Barriles, Cabo Pulmo, Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, Rancho Ecologico Sol de Mayo
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Tortugueros Las Playitas
Playa Los Cerritos
Sierra de la Laguna Mountains

8
days
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Lands End), put a fun spin on your tour with A-maze-in Cabo Race, kick back and relax at Chileno Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from El Pescadero to Cabo San Lucas takes an hour. In May in Cabo San Lucas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Sightseeing Beaches

Side Trips

San Jose del Cabo, Cuadra San Francisco
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Swim with Dolphins
Fishing Charters & Tours
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