Estado de Baja California Norte Things to Do

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Estado de Baja California Norte Things to Do

  • Avenida Revolucion

    3 out of 5 stars

    Tijuana Things to Do

    avenida revolicion is central tijuanas main street , it is roughly 15 blocks long and is the street most frequented by tourists in the city although it had many more tourists before the drug violence scared away the tourists , the street is also busy at nights on weekends because of all the baars , it is easy to get from the border by bus taxi or...

  • La Bufadora

    Ensenada Things to Do

    There is enough to do in Ensenada to stay several days but make sure to save time for a visit to La Bufadora. After the geyser subsides, take a look down the cliff to see what causes the ocean to shoot up so high? Watching the waves crash against the cliffs can be mesmerizing, but the resulting geyser is better than a wake-up call.

  • Hotels / Resorts

    Rosarito Things to Do

    Drive to Calafia! Historic, cultural and tourist center. A family resort hotel with ocean view suites, a cliffside restaurant, Club 1773--an old sailing vessel converted into a night club, history, music, conference center and ecological park. Calafia is the official headquarters of the Historical Society of Rosarito, and of the Associations of...

  • The Border

    Tijuana Things to Do

    Haha, when you pass the U.S. - Mexico border in San Ysidro you will see - look at my picture - quite another world: a lot of mainly old looking cars - taxis painted in yellow and the dark-skinned (hmm... at least darker than me) men - drivers asking you to take a taxi to Tijuana. Add a little chaotic traffic and street vendors. This is Mexico!...

  • Jai Alai Palace

    Tijuana Things to Do

    Historically Tijuana has grown by offering U.S. citizens that which they couldn't get at home. Agua Caliente Racetrack opened in 1916 just a year after the U.S. outlawed horse racing. Later Prohibition was instituted and the Agua Caliente Casino opened, complete with an underground tunnel connecting it to the race track. The dirt road from Los...

  • Zona Rio

    Tijuana Things to Do

    assorted views around the Zona Rio Area. the Zona rio area is less touristy than the zona centro area but it is here where you can see the central business district of tijuana and also the many monuments and statues of famous mexicans and others in tijuana area. Zona Río literally translates into English as River Zone, and this name is owned to the...

  • Tijuana Arch

    Tijuana Things to Do

    the huge Tijuana Arch welcomes you to the tourist center of Tijuana or Zona Centro (the other main areas of Tijuana are the Zona Rio or business district and the Zona Norte or the infamous red light district). Start on First Street under the new Tijuana Arch at the bottom of Avenida Revolucion, its point closest to the United States. Straight...

  • Cultural Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tijuana Things to Do

    The Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT) opened in 1982, with over a million visitors a year. This touristic attraction has been the main center for Mexican regional arts. The complex features an OMNIMAX theatre, with a 360-degree projector that gives one the impression of being inside the movie. It has a capacity of 308 seats and is popularly known as...

  • Wax Museum

    Tijuana Things to Do

    Wax Museum of Tijuana Open Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Entrance: $15 pesos (About 1 US dollar) The only Wax Museum in Mexico. There are 90 wax figures of the world of history, entertainment and of course, the traditional house of the horror. This museum seems not to be a raving success, but it is a way of getting out of the hot sun on a summer's day...

  • Shopping

    Tijuana Things to Do

    Tried to take a taxi to downtown, we wanted to see the happenings in Tijuana. The driver left us off at a mall. American chain stores, not what we were looking for but enjoyed seeing the Mexican families out for the day.

  • Day Trip

    Tijuana Things to Do

    Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula and is an industrial and financial center of Mexico, Tijuana exerts a strong influence on economics, education, culture, art, and politics. As the city has become a leading center in the country, so has the surrounding metropolitan area, a major industrial and...

  • Mariachis

    Tijuana Things to Do

    You must come to Tijuana in a festive mood. Go with the flow. Walking along Avenida Revolution you'll hear the happy sounds of Mariachis liven up the area. They even play a song just for you if you 'feed the kitty.' Usually they are quite talented. Also you must have your picture taken, wearing a big sombrero and sitting on a cart pulled by a...

  • Hawkers

    Tijuana Things to Do

    As all I did in Tijuana was shop. I was only 14 at the time and found the whole experience very different to my lifestyle. All I really remember many people trying to sell us leather jackets and proving that they were leather with the lighter. I swear they must go through a dozen lighters a day proving the jackets are leather. The other memory in...

  • Ensenada

    When I went to Ensenada, I really had no idea what to expect as I did no research on it at all. When I got there, I found this city of 400,000 plus people is quite the tourist stop on the cruise ship routes. That's not a bad thing except for that a lot of the restaurants in the area I was staying in were quite expensive. Ensenada is on the Pacific...

  • Take In the View

    Going north from Ensenada on 1D (the toll road), you'll see an exit sign for "El Mirador." That's Spanish for "scenic view." Pull off there. It really is nice.

  • sea turtle preserve in Bahia de los...

    This was an unexpected surprise! I had just been reading about the sea turtles of Mexico in Lonely Planet, and here they were right near our campsite. There are 3 large tanks with about 2 in each, and they are the funniest animals to watch. They were becoming endangered, but luckily people took notice and traced their mating patterns from Mexico to...

  • sand dunes.

    baja has some very spectacular sand dunes and you will see them in several places as you drive along the coast.

  • the Agricultural Expo

    A country fair agricultural show was a feature of the Fiesta de San Jose. Livestock was exhibited and sold, plants were displayed...Lots of other local agricultural products were available. This part of the fiesta seemed to be attended just by the locals - not many tourists ventured inside, but it was fascinating!

  • the church of San Jose

    The little church of San Jose is still an active parish - there were services going on while we visited.

  • Enjoy the nightlife in Cabo San Lucas

    We went to Cabo San Lucas to see the larger town and enjoy the shopping, and stayed into the early evening to listen to music and have a quick look at the nightlife - since we are both women in our 50s and not really that into partying, and since we had to get up early the next morning for our conference which was our main purpose in going, we...

  • Cacti Mundi

    Cacti Mundi is a botanical garden dedicated to cactus and succulent plants of the world. This educational exhibit provides a wonderful guided tour explaining the different families of plants, their native habitat, and uses of the plants. It presents a singularly attractive way of exploring a kind of plant that most of us who love gardening are...

  • go horseback riding on the beach

    there are several places along the beach where you can arrange a horseback ride. Wheither you are a novice rider or an experienced horseman you can enjoy pounding along the surf! (okay - I'll admit, there were no worldclass horses noted in the herd - but there were mounts both placid and self-guiding for those who didn't ride, and a few horses...

  • Go to a local Fiesta!

    if there's a local fiesta happening, be sure to visit. We attended the Fiesta de San Jose which included streets full of vendors, an agridultural show with live-stock sales, music all evening in the town square, and lots of local people partying!

  • Roadside Marketplace - Punta Banda...

    This is a photo to help you find your way if you decide to go looking for the kayak destination.Good luck! If you would like better, more detailed directions - let me know. I spend a lot of time in Baja. :)

  • Sea Cave exploration

    If you have a kayak, or access to one and are interested in exploring an untouched coastline with unsurpassed beauty - this is the place to go. This is not a tourist spot. Bring plenty of food and water. There are great coves everywhere for secluded picnic desitnations. The sheer cliffs are not condusive to easy costal access, but the surroundings...

  • More Landscape

    More landscape... we saw a wolf or was it a wild dog around here... tried to take its picture, but it was camera shy... ehhehee

  • Wet Vegetation

    The rain really brings out the features of the vegetation -- as well as ease up the harsh bright sun light...

  • Big Red

    Some of the plants there can have amazing colors -- and size!!! This plant was about 2 feet in diameter and height.

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Estado de Baja California Norte Hotels

  • Hotel Lucerna Tijuana

    Beware of these instalations. Tijuana police have ties with the place. Upon being mugged by...

  • Estero Beach Resort

    The resort has quite expansive grounds providing areas for walking, jogging, fishing from the pier...

  • Corona Plaza Rosarito

    Calle del Cedro #151, Blvd Benito Juarez Y Calle 151, Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

  • Las Palmas Hotel

    Mar Baltico S N San Felipe Baja Ca Mx CP21850

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Business

  • Las Golondrinas

    Just 24 rooms in the center of the city, about five blocks from the Zocalo.Three gorgeous flowered...

  • Fiesta Inn Mexicali

    Calz. Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1029, Col. Industrial Ce

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • The Grand Baja Resort

    Km 44.5 Carretera Libre, Tijuana-Ensenada, Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, 22712, Mexico

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

  • Rancho La Puerta Spa

    A good friend from college told me about "Rancho" (as it is called by many of the guests who return...

  • Fiesta Inn Colima

    Av Rey Coliman 402

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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