Tag Archives: Mexico

Day 28: The Whale Sharks of Bahia de Los Angeles

  Someday I’d like to come down to Baja during the grey and humpback whale migration. That typically occurs December through March and it’s supposed to be a magical experience. The town of Guerrero Negro is an ideal jumping-off point for these excursions. I was rather bummed that we’d missed the whales and was lamenting to Chris about our poor timing as we drove into Bahia de Los Angeles. “Say” he said, “isn’t it whale shark season?” Whoa!! We tried

Days 21-23: Baja, Mexico!

We eased into Mexico in the best way possible: by staying with friends at their home south of Ensenada. Gary was a coworker of Chris’ back when we lived and worked in Southern California. He and his wife Carol now spend much of their time south of the border – and now we know why! They were steps from the beach and an animal rescue organization was practically in their back yard, which basically kept the kids entertained for the

Mexico: Cabo Pulmo Route Map

From the Los Cabos Airport north (and then east) to Cabo Pulmo, it’s approximately 1.5-2 hours on paved and then dirt roads. From Cabo Pulmo south along the coast, it’s approximately 2 hours back to the airport on dirt roads. The roads are paved close to San Jose del Cabo.   For more pictures and trip details on our Cabo Pulmo vacation with children, click here. Our route is marked in red. Side trips were also taken to Los Barriles,

Mexico: Beyond Cabo San Lucas

Baja is magical. A place for families that love adventure.We found deserted beaches, gorgeous desert hiking, chilly diving, and a waterfall oasis hidden deep within the surrounding foothills. I cannot wait to return. Planning a trip to Baja? Then click here for a complete itinerary. After two hours of driving on poorly paved and dirt roads, we arrived in the tiny townlet of Cabo Pulmo, on Baja’s East Cape. Our rental house, designed and owned by an artist, was a lush

Mexico: 8 Days in Cabo Pulmo with Children

Traveling outside the big resort town of Cabo San Lucas takes a little extra effort and planning but is well worth the trouble: imagine miles of uncrowded beaches, stellar desert hiking, and night skies untouched by city lights. This loop itinerary includes accommodation suggestions in Cabo Pulmo, a hidden waterfall hike, beach recommendations, and finishes with a spectacular coastal drive on well-maintained dirt roads back to the airport. This is Baja as its finest! Getting There Several airlines have direct flights