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Location: Ensenada

Day 1 - 16 Jun 2021

La Comadre -Restaurante Tacos

Ensenada, La Comadre -Restaurante Tacos
Ensenada, La Comadre -Restaurante Tacos

Content: If you’re leaving from California in the AM, you’ll likely roll into Ensenada for lunch. This is the great local favorite right off the main tourist square.

Hussong’s Cantina

Ensenada, Hussong’s Cantina

Content: A bit of a tourist trap but you have to love the authentic band. It’s also the oldest bar in Ensenada. Great for a classic marg and cold beer.

Tacos Fenix (Fish & Shrimp)

Ensenada, Tacos Fenix (Fish & Shrimp)
Ensenada, Tacos Fenix (Fish & Shrimp)

Content: I’m not kidding when I say these are the #1 tacos in ALL of Baja. Be sure to get the fried shrimp & load up on sauces.

Location: Valle de Guadalupe

Day 2 - 17 Jun 2021

Vena Cava Winery

Valle de Guadalupe, Vena Cava Winery
Valle de Guadalupe, Vena Cava Winery
Valle de Guadalupe, Vena Cava Winery

Content: Drive through the desolate hills of Baja to wine country. We tried a few wineries but this one stood out far above the rest. Feel free to try one of the other 70+ wineries in the area while you’re at it. This one is particularly good for natural wines.

Location: City

Day 2 - 17 Jun 2021

Ochentos Pizza

City, Ochentos Pizza

Content: Good pizza. But great Ambiance. It’s a local spot with loads of outdoor seating and live music every night.

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Day 3 - 18 Jun 2021

Baja California

, Baja California
, Baja California
, Baja California
, Baja California
, Baja California

Content: From Valle de Guadalupe you’ll have one long drive day through the stunning cacti filled desert to your next destination. It’s about an 8-hour stretch. Be sure to gas up before you go.

Location: Bahía de los Ángeles

Day 3 - 18 Jun 2021

Airbnb

Bahía de los Ángeles, Airbnb

Content: This isn’t an Airbnb but it is where we camped for the evening just outside town. It’s the overlook as you drive into town.

Location: City

Day 4 - 19 Jun 2021

Airbnb

City, Airbnb

Content: Beach camping is 100 pesos to sleep in your car or set up a tent overnight.

Location: Bahía de los Ángeles

Day 4 - 19 Jun 2021

Playa La Gringa

Bahía de los Ángeles, Playa La Gringa
Bahía de los Ángeles, Playa La Gringa
Bahía de los Ángeles, Playa La Gringa
Bahía de los Ángeles, Playa La Gringa

Content: If car camping this is the perfect place to stop for the night. It costs 100 pesos to stay.

Playa La Gringa

Bahía de los Ángeles, Playa La Gringa

Content: Watch out for sting rays while you’re paddleboarding. Be sure to shuffle your feet while walking in the water.

Restaurant Alejandrinas

Bahía de los Ángeles, Restaurant Alejandrinas

Content: Pretty much the only place in town to grab a decent meal. Fish tacos were just ok.

Location: Guerrero Negro

Day 5 - 20 Jun 2021

CARNITAS MICHOACAN

Guerrero Negro, CARNITAS MICHOACAN

Content: Carnitas are sold by the 1/4 pound here. Super cheap and with all the fixings. Perfect pit stop for the long road ahead.

Location: San Ignacio

Day 5 - 20 Jun 2021

Pan Regional Kamila

San Ignacio, Pan Regional Kamila
San Ignacio, Pan Regional Kamila
San Ignacio, Pan Regional Kamila
San Ignacio, Pan Regional Kamila

Content: Date is famous is this small oasis town. Try a date milkshake or this delicious date pie.

Airbnb

San Ignacio, Airbnb

Content: You can car camp for free in the main town square. I also suggest having a peak at this view over the main bridge in town. It’s a perfect little oasis in the middle of the desert.

Location: Santa Rosalía

Day 6 - 21 Jun 2021

Bakery "El Boleo"

Santa Rosalía, Bakery "El Boleo"
Santa Rosalía, Bakery "El Boleo"

Content: The best (& cheapest) breads, cakes, and pastries in Baja. Not sure exactly what I ate but the cake with pineapple and the ball with a pinkish hue was fantastic.

Santa Rosalía

Santa Rosalía, Santa Rosalía

Content: This city is known to be a scorcher so be sure to hydrate with some fresh roadside bebidas.

Location: Mulegé

Day 6 - 21 Jun 2021

Mulegé

Mulegé, Mulegé
Mulegé, Mulegé

Content: The town of Mulege is a good stopping point on your road trip today. Park near the lighthouse by the water for free beachfront camping.

Airbnb

Mulegé, Airbnb

Content: You can beach camp by the lighthouse here for free.

Location: Heroica Mulegé

Day 6 - 21 Jun 2021

Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé

Heroica Mulegé, Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé

Content: This old church sits at the highest hill in Mulege and is worth a visit for its picturesque view shown below.

Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé

Heroica Mulegé, Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé

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Restaurante Doney´s

Heroica Mulegé, Restaurante Doney´s

Content: The service here can be slow when it’s busy but the food is 100% worth it.

Location: Heroica Mulegé

Day 7 - 22 Jun 2021

Restaurant Bar Los Equipales

Heroica Mulegé, Restaurant Bar Los Equipales
Heroica Mulegé, Restaurant Bar Los Equipales
Heroica Mulegé, Restaurant Bar Los Equipales

Content: My other choice for food in Mulege. I wasn’t a huge fan of the Machaca however.

Playa Santispac

Heroica Mulegé, Playa Santispac
Heroica Mulegé, Playa Santispac
Heroica Mulegé, Playa Santispac
Heroica Mulegé, Playa Santispac

Content: The best beach in Baja. One of the top 5 at least. It costs 200 pesos to stay for the night.

Airbnb

Heroica Mulegé, Airbnb

Content: You can camp directly on this beach for 200 pesos here!

Location: Playa Santispac

Day 7 - 22 Jun 2021

Playa Santispac

Playa Santispac, Playa Santispac

Content: Another amazing round of fish tacos after a day at the beach. These are from a beach hut restaurant on the beach area.

Location: Heroica Mulegé

Day 8 - 23 Jun 2021

Playa Santispac

Heroica Mulegé, Playa Santispac

Content: Start your morning with a sunrise paddle. You won’t find stiller waters.

Playa El Burro

Heroica Mulegé, Playa El Burro
Heroica Mulegé, Playa El Burro
Heroica Mulegé, Playa El Burro

Content: Another beautiful beach. This stretch of road hugs the coast so you can stop and take a dip at any of the small beaches like this one along the way.

Location: La Paz

Day 9 - 24 Jun 2021

Mariscos Bismarkcito

La Paz , Mariscos Bismarkcito
La Paz , Mariscos Bismarkcito
La Paz , Mariscos Bismarkcito

Content: After a long day of driving you’ll reach La Paz just in time for a seafood dinner. This place is open air and on the waterfront. Try the chocolate clams. It’s a regional specialty.

Location: La Paz

Day 10 - 25 Jun 2021

Playa El Tecolote

La Paz, Playa El Tecolote
La Paz, Playa El Tecolote
La Paz, Playa El Tecolote

Content: A great beach for sunrise & to spend the day at. Pelicans flock here for mornings and there is lots of local eats on the beach. Balandra beach is in the area as well and is beyond beautiful but also crowded. Try not to visit on the weekend.

Location: La Paz

Day 11 - 26 Jun 2021

Doce Cuarenta Coffee & Bakery

La Paz, Doce Cuarenta Coffee & Bakery

Content: Guava pastries and the coffee of your dreams. It’s not cheap but it’s well worth it.

Location: Todos Santos

Day 11 - 26 Jun 2021

Todos Santos

Todos Santos, Todos Santos
Todos Santos, Todos Santos
Todos Santos, Todos Santos
Todos Santos, Todos Santos

Content: A short drive to Todos Santos reveals a small but lively town. Head to the park where you’ll always find amazing street food stalls like this one.

Location: Todos Santos

Day 12 - 27 Jun 2021

Punta Lobos, Todos Santos

Todos Santos, Punta Lobos, Todos Santos
Todos Santos, Punta Lobos, Todos Santos
Todos Santos, Punta Lobos, Todos Santos

Content: A neat local fishing beach. Good place to watch sunrise or sunset before heading on the resort town of Cabo. You can buy fresh fish here at 4PM when the boats come in.