1 The Transpeninsular Highway
One of the world’s great road-trips, Highway 1 runs the length of Baja California for 1711km, an enchanting drive of starry nights, vast deserts and empty beaches.
2 Fish tacos
The seafood in this part of Mexico is always exceptional, but the real star is the humble fish taco, found all over Baja but best experienced in Ensenada.
3 Valle de Guadalupe
Tour the vineyards of this rapidly maturing wine area, from giants like Vinos L.A. Cetto to boutique producers such as Casa De Piedra.
4 Cave art
The wild, rugged mountains of Baja California protect some of the most spell-binding prehistoric cave art in the world, best explored with a local guide.
5 Whale watching at Laguna San Ignacio
Each winter migrating grey whales journey from the Arctic Circle to nurse their calves in the warm waters of this pristine inlet.
6 Bahía Concepcíon
Camp underneath a star-filled sky, lounge on gorgeous beaches and kayak alongside dolphins in serene aquamarine waters.
7 La Paz
All of the Baja’s best qualities: great restaurants, cheap rooms, vibrant street life and outdoor adventure opportunities.