Posts By: Discover Baja

The National Parks of Baja California

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There are seven National Parks in Baja California which have been so designated because of their important ecosystems, their beautiful natural landscapes, and the diversity and endemism of the flora and fauna. Ranging from pine-covered mountains to remote Sea of Cortez islands and waters full of endangered species of marine life, they perfectly capture the… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Best Social Distancing Adventures in Baja

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The Baja California peninsula is a great place for getting off the grid and practicing social distancing. Here are some of our favorite activities for getting out and about while staying safely physically distanced from other people.     Hiking Around Rosarito Location: Rosarito, BC Why We Love It: Many people don’t know that there… Read more »

Culinary Corner October 2020

Mexican Wines Win Big So far this year, Mexican wines have taken home 115 international awards, including 41 that were awarded at the recent Decanter World Wine Awards, which is considered to be the world’s largest and most influential wine competition. Many of the awards were won by wines from Baja California specifically. ¡Salud!  … Read more »

October 2020 Baja Fishing Report

Baja California, Mexico Most of the Southern California fleet is staying busy offshore chasing bluefin, yellowfin, dorado, and a few striped marlin in SoCal instead of heading below the border.   There are some yellows around the Coronado Islands and the Rockpile – mostly little ones under six pounds with a few in the 15-… Read more »

October 2020 Baja Bulletin

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COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least October 21, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system allowing certain… Read more »

September 2020 Baja Bulletin

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  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border closure was extended and the land borders will remain closed to non-essential travel at least until September 21, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system allowing certain regions… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Baja Hidden Gems

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The Baja peninsula is loaded with natural wonders, historical sights, and cultural marvels. From small wine regions to impressive cave paintings and natural waterfalls, there’s lots to explore. Here are some of our favorite—and lesser-known—gems along the peninsula.    The Antigua Ruta del Vino Location: South of Ensenada, BC Why We Love it: The secret… Read more »

Elote (Mexican Street Corn) Recipe

    As we soak up the last of the dog days of summer and the final month of corn season, we’re sharing our elote recipe to bring some of the delicious flavors of Mexico into your kitchen! Elote is a typical street food that originated in Mexico City, and is often served on a… Read more »

Baja’s Cirio Tree

  Just south of El Rosario, a peculiar plant begins to speckle the Baja desert landscape. It’s hard to miss the odd, tall tapered tree with spiny branches that looks more like a drawing out of a Dr. Seuss book than something you would expect to find in the stark desert. The boojum tree, or… Read more »