Posts Categorized: Peninsula Picks

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 »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Best Baja Colonial Towns

el triunfo baja

With beautiful architecture, a rich history, and plenty of Mexican charm, Baja’s colonial towns are a draw for many tourists traveling the peninsula. We bring you some of our favorites and our tips for how to best experience them. San Ignacio Why We Love It: The town of San Ignacio functions as the gateway to the… Read more »

Baja New Year’s Resolutions

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¡Feliz año! We’re welcoming 2018 with open arms and big plans for Baja travel. Here’s what some of the DBTC staff and writers are planning for the year ahead. We wish you a 2018 full of adventure and discovery!   “My Baja New Year’s resolution is to kayak from Loreto to La Paz. I’ve already… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Craft Beer Tasting Rooms in Northern Baja

Norte Brewing Co

If your familiarity with Mexican beers doesn’t extend beyond Pacifico or Tecate, it’s time to introduce yourself to northern Baja’s blossoming craft beer scene. We’ve picked out a few of our favorite tasting rooms to help jumpstart your Baja craft beer explorations. ¡Salud!   Mamut Brewery Co. (Tijuana) Information: www.facebook.com/MamutBreweryCo, tel: 011-52-664-685-0137 Why We Love It:… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Books for Baja Travel

Baja Books

We’re often asked what we recommend for travel resources to Baja California so we’ve put together a list of some of our top picks to make the best of your peninsula road trip adventures. From practical logistics to history and biology, these books will help you take full advantage of the special treasures of the peninsula…. Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Unique Baja Plants

baja flora

From desertscapes to palm tree oases, the Baja landscape is rich with unique flora due to the peninsula’s varied geology, topography, and weather. There are over 4,000 plant species and subspecies on the peninsula with over 600 species endemic to Baja. Grab a copy of Baja California Plant Field Guide to enhance your next road trip. Here are… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Top Baja Gifts

baja gift guide

If you need help narrowing down the best gifts for the Baja lover in your life, here are our top picks for the items we’re hoping to see under the tree this year. For more options, shop the complete gift guide!   McMahan Baja Poster Map Member price: $23.30 The legendary Mike McMahan’s Baja peninsula map… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 of the Best Baja Missions

Loreto mission

The Spanish Jesuits, Franciscans, and Dominicans established 27 missions on the Baja California peninsula during their time colonizing the “New World.” Many of the Baja missions have been reduced to not much more than piles of rubble or a few adobe remains, but there are a few that have remained intact over the centuries. Here are… Read more »