Posts Categorized: Loreto

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 »

Flying Sportsmen Lodge – Tribute to Tenacity

  By That Baja Guy-Gary Graham   Edward Ware Tabor, a successful entrepreneur in his early 30s, sold his businesses which included Tabor Luxury Airlines in the United States in 1951, making him a very wealthy man. Legend has it that he withdrew all the cash proceeds from the sale, stuffed it into a satchel, then he… Read more »

Covid Testing in Baja

As of June 13, 2022, proof of a negative COVID test will no longer be required for any air passengers entering the U.S. For more information about COVID and current conditions in Baja, please visit our Road Conditions Page. Resources CDC COVID-19 Testing Requirement Media Statement Los Cabos Tourism COVID Testing Page Testing Facilities See… Read more »

Mountain Biking in Loreto

By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” While not as well known for mountain biking as are other areas in Baja, Loreto does offer some enjoyable rides for all abilities. With mountain biking growing in popularity, expect to see a rise in the number of trails being built in the area. For now, there are… Read more »

The Yellow Brick Road

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By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” The Yellow Brick Road is an easy short hike with an optional longer loop, and wonderful views. This hike is just a short drive from Loreto and easy to find. Drive south from Loreto on Highway Mexico 1 past Nopolo and Loreto Bay. As the highway reaches the… Read more »

If I Could Turn Back Time

By Gary Graham Remember back when many of us camped along the Sea of Cortez enjoying the isolation? Often there wouldn’t even be another soul as far as one could see; we would have the entire beach to ourselves. I can still imagine I hear the sounds of that Baja, fish fillets sizzling over the… Read more »

Emerald City

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By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” If there is a heart of the Sierra Giganta, the Emerald City arroyo is one of its major arteries. Close to Loreto and just off the San Javier road, this hike is relatively easy at the beginning and most hikers can easily reach the first waterfall without too… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Restaurants with Views

While Baja California is home to some incredible food, there’s nothing like enjoying a delicious meal with a side of sweeping views. Here are a few of our favorite spots along the peninsula for enjoying impressive vistas while you eat and drink.   Finca Altozano (Valle de Guadalupe, BC) Information: www.fincaltozano.com, tel: 011-52-646-156-8045 Why We Love… Read more »

Puerto Escondido, Tabor Canyon, and the Tripui Hills

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By Dave Kelly, co-author of “Hiking Loreto” Located about 10 miles south of Loreto is the picturesque Puerto Escondido. The port is under new management and is currently going through major renovations. The port has a full service marina, grocery store, PepeGina’s restaurant, RV park, and the Tripui hotel. The groundskeeper at the Tripui Hotel… Read more »