Posts By: Discover Baja

Hiking During COVID

By Dave Kelly Over the past year and a half or so, we’ve all had to change our lives and restrict many of our favorite activities. What we soon realized is that being outdoors can be healthy, uncrowded, and fun. But as more and more of us came to this realization, hiking and biking areas… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Favorite Baja Gifts

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a Baja lover in your life, we’ve got some of our favorites below. Don’t forget to pick out a little something for yourself too! Baja California Road & Recreation Atlas Buy Here! Who It’s Perfect For: Baja road trippers Why We Love It: From beginner to expert… Read more »

Culinary Corner December 2021

Tamal and Posole Kits If you’re looking for a way to get a jumpstart on some of Mexico’s best Christmastime dishes to make from scratch at home, try the tamal or pozole kits from Masienda. Both corn-based dishes are labor-intensive, traditional meals made in Mexico and popular this time of year. Take some of the… Read more »

December 2021 Baja Bulletin

U.S. Land Border Reopened  Non U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation are now permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry as of November 8, 2021. Non-essential travelers who are not U.S. citizens are required to (1) provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as outlined on the… Read more »

Hiking the Ranches of Loreto

By Dave Kelly and Trudi Angell No visit to Loreto is complete without a trip to historic San Javier, it’s peaceful village, and magnificent mission. On the scenic drive from Loreto, you’ll pass several working ranches, many that welcome visitors. Visiting a local ranch is a wonderful experience. The ranches are fully operational, and the… Read more »

December 2021 Baja Fishing Report

Gale warnings underscored November as it exited this year and the final month of 2021 begins, but not to worry. The giant bluefin tuna that dominated the fishing during the Fall just below the border won’t be intimidated by a little stormy weather. Before the weather went sideways, a few calico bass were taken on red flake… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Scenic Baja Drives

It’s no secret that the Baja peninsula is a fantastic and beautiful place to explore. Here are a few of our favorites drives for getting off the beaten path and seeing something new. Because when it comes to your travels in Baja, or life in general, it’s all about the journey.     La Rumorosa… Read more »

Tijuana’s Jai Alai Palace

  If you’ve spent any time on Tijuana’s Avenida La Revolución, you’ve probably noticed the giant Moorish-style building that resides between 7th and 8th streets with the giant red neon “JAI ALAI” sign on the front. Rich with history, this building, known locally as “El Palacio,” once housed the lively sport of Jai Alai.  … Read more »

November 2021 Baja Bulletin

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  U.S. Land Borders Reopening November 8  Non U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation will be permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry starting on November 8, 2021. Non-essential travelers who are not U.S. citizens should be prepared to (1) provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination,… Read more »

November 2021 Baja Fishing Report

    October ended with a rash of cranky weather from the border down to Ensenada. However, sea temps remained reasonable, and once the grumpy weather settled down, the catch reports included rockfish, reds, sheepshead, and whitefish. There are still some small yellowtail, bonito in the 4 to 8-pound class, calico bass, and a few… Read more »