Posts Tagged: ensenada

La Cava de Marcelo: The Cheese Cave of Ojos Negros

By Jennifer Kramer A drive east of Ensenada on the southern branch of Mexico 3 (heading toward San Felipe) will bring travelers to the small dusty town of Ojos Negros, located in the namesake valley. The Valle de Ojos Negros gets its name (“Black Eyes”) from all of the wells in this sparsely populated agricultural valley that look… Read more »

Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride

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The Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride will take place September 24, 2016. This 50-mile fun bicycle ride begins in Rosarito and ends with a large fiesta in Ensenada. For more information: www.rosaritoensenada.com

Pesca La Baja: Ensenada Grand Finale

Pesca La Baja 2016

The Pesca La Baja, Ensenada grand finale will take place September 23 & 24, 2016. This will be the grand finale for the series of sportfishing tournaments taking place throughout Baja California in 2016. There are over $50,000 USD worth of prizes and the tournaments are family-friendly events for the entire community. For more information: www.pescalabaja.com

Riding Baja: Summer Motorcycling Destinations

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Temperatures in Central and Southern Baja soar to over 100 degrees in the summer so stick to the north until the mercury drops in October. Here are come cool—in both senses of the word—destinations. Guadalupe Valley Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe produces 90% of all of the wine that comes from Mexico and is growing famous… Read more »

Fiestas de la Vendimia 2016

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The Fiestas de la Vendimia will take place August 5-21, 2016. The Vendimia wine harvest festival is a series of events that will take place in the Valle de Guadalupe and Ensenada, Baja California featuring wine and food from the region. The event will commence with the Muestra del Vino on August 5, 2016 and will… Read more »

Three-Day Getaway: Ensenada

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By Jennifer Kramer As temperatures heat up this time of year on the rest of the peninsula, Ensenada stays comfortably cool with its mild climate and Pacific breezes, making it the perfect summer escape. Just a two-hour drive from San Diego, Ensenada is an easy getaway that offers a little something for everyone. There’s the world surf… Read more »

Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride

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The 37th Rosarito Ensenada bike ride will take place on May 7, 2016. The 50-mile fun ride will begin in Rosarito and wind along the Baja coast and inland through rural countryside. The ride ends in Ensenada with a fiesta featuring food, drinks, and live entertainment. To register and for more information: rosaritoensenada.com

Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo

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The Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo will take place March 31-April 3, 2016 in Ensenada, Baja California. You can enjoy tours of mussel crops, abalone cultivation, and learn how to prepare shellfish. Try wine from more than 30 Baja California wineries, accompanied by seafood prepared by restaurants and local producers. For more information: provinoac.org

Ensenada Beer Fest

Ensenada Beer Fest 2016

The Ensenada Beer Fest will take place March 19, 2016. Over 80 craft breweries from Baja California will be present. The event will take place in Ensenada, Baja California at the Riviera del Pacifico cultural center. For more information: www.ensenadabeerfest.com

The Food Colectivos of Northern Baja

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By Jennifer Kramer The food truck phenomenon has been sweeping the U.S. for some time, and northern Baja California was quick to catch on and then take the movement one step further. Colectivos (collectives) are groups of small food stands or food trucks gathered together, allowing customers to try a selection of food from multiple independent eateries… Read more »