Posts Categorized: Tecate

Weekend Baja Road Trips to Take This Winter

When the winter blues hit, there’s no better cure than heading down to Baja for a weekend escape. Wine country, Sea of Cortez beaches, hot springs, and gray whales await! Here are some of our favorite short road trips to help inspire your next venture south of the border.   Valle de Guadalupe Why go:… Read more »

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 »

Where to Eat in Tecate Now

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Tiny Pueblo Mágico’s dining scene moves beyond provincial By: W. Scott Koenig In 2012, Mexico’s tourism board designated Tecate as Baja California’s only Pueblo Mágico due to its Spanish Colonial charm and provincial character. And for the most part, Tecate’s cuisine has largely reflected the small-town character of its populace. In the 1990s, my wife and… Read more »

La Cocina Que Canta: Brunch-Wine-Bazar

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By Jennifer Kramer It’s hard to mention the town of Tecate, Baja California without the name Rancho La Puerta coming up. For 75 years, the ranch has had a stronghold in the community, welcoming guests who come to escape everyday life through yoga and meditation classes, clean eating, art workshops, hiking, and a myriad of… Read more »

El Lugar de Nos

By Carol Kramer The middle of December, Hugh and I were invited to help pass out blankets and food with the Trinitarians of Mary at Mount Tabor Monastary in Tecate. By noon, our work was finished and we went to find a place to eat. We had heard about El Lugar de Nos from DB… Read more »

The Pueblos Mágicos of Baja California

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Although we think that every part of Baja is magical for it’s own special reason, Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism has put together an official list of Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) that offer visitors a “magical” experience – by reason of natural beauty, cultural riches or historical relevance. The Baja peninsula is home to three of… Read more »