The Baja Peninsula

The Baja Peninsula Travel Guide

Covered with unique landscapes and blessed with a rich marine life, the Baja California Peninsula is one of Northern Mexico’s most thrilling travel destinations. Visit the Baja Peninsula for its whale-watching opportunities, its bustling dining scene and historic sites, like Sierra de San Francisco. Located between Bahia de los Angeles and Loreto, this area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its vivid rock-art sites. Let Travel + Leisure’s Baja Peninsula travel guide help you decide the kind of trip that you want to experience.

Things Not to Miss in Baja Peninsula

• Go diving with sea lions in Los Islotes in the Sea of Cortez
 • Relax on the lounge beds at Nikki Beach Cabo San Lucas
 • Check out the aboriginal cave paintings at Sierra de San Francisco
 • Take a whale-watching trip across the Sea of Cortez
 • Feast on lobster tacos in Rosarito
 • Discover the wineries at Valle de Guadalupe

When to Go to Baja Peninsula

Baja California has year-long warm weather, making it a great destination for any season. During the summer, temperatures usually stay around the 90s during the day and decrease slightly in the evenings, when a pleasantly cool breeze hits. In the winter, temperatures range between the 50s and 70s and the region becomes a haven for Europeans and North Americans escaping the harsh winter from their hometowns. Those interested in whale watching should travel to the Baja Peninsula between December and April.

Articles about The Baja Peninsula

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