In Baja California, tourists will find a wide variety of microclimates, from the desert, to the beach, to the mountains, to the valleys, and so much more that the northern state has to offer.
These are 5 amazing Baja California tourist destinations. Remember to take the sanitary and security measures.
Relax, take a walk outdoors, see the incredible clear sky, far from the city. This is what these paradises have to offer.
1. Sierra de San Pedro Mártir - Ensenada
The Sierra San Pedro Mártir has beautiful and impressive scenery, it is surrounded by firs, pines and forests. Being one of the highest points of the country, in the Picacho del Diablo mountain, you can see incredible landscapes, there are even moments where you can touch the clouds.
In San Pedro Mártir you can hike, bike, rappel, camp and much more. It is important to say that you can find the
the only National Astronomical Observatory here.
2. Parque Constitución 1857 - Ensenada
As it is a protected area, visitors will be able to observe closely the fauna of the place, such as the bighorn sheep and the mule deer.
The climate of the park is characterized by being temperate, semi-dry and with snow in the winter. Visiting it for hiking and mountaineering is ideal for anyone who enjoys outdoor experiences.
3. El Refugio - San Quintín
El Refugio is one of the places to discover in San Quintín, which is the entrance to the Punta Mazo natural reserve, an area destined for conservation. The area is the habitat of 97 species of land mammals, marine mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds.
You can find white sand beaches, extinct volcanoes (Sudoeste, Pescador and Monte Mazo), and other natural surprises. You will also find a beach with turquoise blue water, here you will have all the tranquility and harmony to go hiking, trekking, picnic, among many other activities.
4. Laguna Salada - Mexicali
Despite the name this place has no water. There is a sandy desert with a length of 60 kilometers, semi-desert vegetation with sand and cacti.
If you stay long enough, you will be able to witness spectacular sunsets with immersed horizons full of tranquility for hiking and photography. The Laguna Salada has been the scene of important events such as athletic races, mountain biking and off-road vehicle rides.
5. Los humedales - San Quintín
Baja California has 7 wetlands that are part of the international list of great importance called Ramsar, one of them is located in the fishing community of San Quintín. In the Wetlands of San Quintín Bay, you can admire the formation that the water leaves behind drawing snakes on the grass.
All this around 5 thousand 438 hectares of muddy plains, dunes, volcanic cones and coastal and desert scrub vegetation. In Los Humedales lie two coastal lagoons: Bahía Falsa and Punta Azufre. It also has important flora and wildlife, typical of the region.
These surprising landscapes are part of the new tendencies for the traveler who looks for spaces surrounded by nature. They can be easily reached by road, or it is possible to get there with certified tour operators. They are perfect destinations for these moments of pandemic and confinement.