Posts Tagged: hiking

Hiking in the Desert

By Dave Kelly, author of “Hiking Loreto” Desert Hiking is quite different from hiking through other terrains and offers truly unique rewards. If you aren’t familiar with it, you may think of the desert as hot, dry, harsh, hazardous and not very appealing. To the contrary, desert hiking can be extremely rewarding and pleasurable. The… Read more »

Hiking During COVID

By Dave Kelly Over the past year and a half or so, we’ve all had to change our lives and restrict many of our favorite activities. What we soon realized is that being outdoors can be healthy, uncrowded, and fun. But as more and more of us came to this realization, hiking and biking areas… Read more »

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 »

Peninsula Picks: Hiking in Baja

The natural beauty of the peninsula makes Baja ripe for epic hiking opportunities. But hiking has not traditionally been as popular as one would think. Trails (if there are any) are not well-marked, and there’s not a lot of public information. But that’s changing little by little as a more developed hiking scene is evolving… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Best Social Distancing Adventures in Baja

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The Baja California peninsula is a great place for getting off the grid and practicing social distancing. Here are some of our favorite activities for getting out and about while staying safely physically distanced from other people.     Hiking Around Rosarito Location: Rosarito, BC Why We Love It: Many people don’t know that there… Read more »

Planning Your Next Baja Adventure

If you’re looking for some inspiration for your upcoming Baja travels, we’ve got you covered with plenty of ideas and a treasure trove of information on the Discover Baja blog. Here are some of our favorite links to articles grouped by interest:   3-Day Getaways If you’re looking for an awesome quick getaway, we’ve got… Read more »

Hiking the Sierra de la Laguna

By David Kramer The Sierra de la Laguna had been a legend and a lure, growing in my imaginings for some time. The seed was planted years ago, under the huge and newly-built palapa restaurant on the beach at Cerritos. A middle-aged, expat ‘bro’ with tattoos and Oakley sunglasses that reflected the world as a… 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 »

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 »