Mexico is one of the most beautiful spots to visit in the world with a host of things to see and do.  With crystal clear waters, beautiful beaches, mountains, and deserts it’s filled with incredible wildlife and landscapes.  Whether you are heading here for a romantic vacation with your other half, on a family holiday, or on a trip with friends, you are spoilt for choice with things to occupy you during your stay.  If you’re looking to get off the beaten path, see the main attractions, or just want some inspiration on things to explore, we’ve put together our top five spots to explore in one of Mexico’s most thrilling destinations: Baja California.

Tijuana

Tijuana is the biggest city in Baja and has a range of different activities you can immerse yourself in and enjoy.  With a Mexican flair and vibrant culture, you can enjoy art, incredible cuisine, and beautiful scenery all around.  There are an array of hotels in Tijuana to stay at, from large modern complexes to smaller, boutique offerings.  In terms of things to do, be sure to visit the Tijuana Cultural Center, the Parque Morelos, and the Trompo Interactive Museum which is a science and technology museum great for all ages.  If you’re looking for a reprieve from the hot weather, Albercas water park Vergel is a must!

Todos Santos

Todos Santos is known as being a hippie, eco-chic town that is an ideal surf town.  The ideal spot when looking for a dash of tranquillity away from the main hustle and bustle of the city, it has some of the best beaches to both walk and surf.  There are some great restaurants and beach bars too.

Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas is a resort city located in the south of the peninsula.  A party town, but less so than places such as Cancun, it has a host of smaller bars and restaurants to dine at and spend your evenings in.  You can enjoy a yacht charter, beach, and desert ATV adventure, and also spend your days just relaxing on the beach. Medana Beach and Chileno Beach are both well worth a visit.

San José del Cabo

San José del Cabo is known for its colonial buildings and sandy beaches making it the perfect spot for both culture and relaxation.  During your visit head to the San José del Cabo main square where you can find a range of restaurants, bars, and cafes.  The Ivan Guaderrama art gallery is well worth a visit and you can also go hiking, mountain biking, or snorkeling.

Valle de Guadalupe

Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico

Valle de Guadalupe is known for its luscious landscapes and thriving wine scene.  There are many amazing places to stay here, as well as a host of things to do. Be sure to go on a wine tasting trip and if you’re looking to do something special, take a ride in a hot air balloon.

These are just five of the top spots to explore in Baja, California Mexico that will guarantee you have the best time during your trip.