Posts Categorized: San Ignacio

Peninsula Picks: 5 Best Cave Paintings in Baja

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Some of Baja’s most impressive attractions are the numerous cave painting sites scattered throughout the peninsula. These ancient creations are a unique window into the native peoples and cultures that occupied the peninsula thousands of years ago, and an awe-inspiring look at some of the first art in the Americas. Historians, anthropologists, art enthusiasts, and Baja… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Glamping

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For those who enjoy being close to nature, but have a hard time sacrificing amenities, glamping (glamour camping) is the perfect alternative. Here are some of our favorite spots on the peninsula for enjoying the natural wonder of Baja while still indulging in a little bit of luxury.   Gypsy Canyon Location: Todos Santos, BCS Information:… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Best Baja Colonial Towns

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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 »

Peninsula Picks: 5 of the Best Baja Missions

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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 »

Gray Whale Watching in Baja

Gray Whale Watching Baja

UPDATED DECEMBER 2018 One of the most incredible natural wonders on the Baja peninsula is visiting with the gray whales that come to the warm lagoons of Baja California Sur to breed and give birth every winter. Every October, the gray whales of the Pacific begin a two-to-three-month migration from the cold Alaskan seas to… Read more »