Posts Tagged: mexicali

10 Fall Baja Destinations to Discover

loreto plaza baja

Now that temperatures are starting to cool off, the peninsula comes alive with plenty to explore and discover. From border to tip, Baja is full of natural wonders, cultural sights, culinary delights, and outdoor activities. Here are some of our favorite picks for trips this season.   Tecate Why We Love It: This sleepy border… Read more »

Mexicali Beer and Music Festival 2019

Mexicali Beer Fest

The Mexicali Beer and Music Festival will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 5pm-2am. The event will take place at Bosque de la Ciudad and will feature local craft beer, regional food, and live music. For tickets and more information: www.facebook.com/MexicaliBeerAndMusic    

Mexicali’s La Chinesca

Mexicali La Chinesca

  Even though Mexicali is the capital of Baja California, it’s a city regularly overlooked by tourists. Viewed often as simply the gateway to San Felipe, Mexicali’s wide streets and tranquil vibe are a stark contrast to other clamorous border cities like Tijuana. It’s home to the Clamato cocktail and boasts some of the best… Read more »

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 »

Muestra del Vino en Mexicali 2018

Muestra del Vino Mexicali

The 12th Muestra del Vino en Mexicali will take place at 6pm on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at CEART Mexicali. The event will feature more than 100 wines from Baja California, food from local restaurants, the chance to chat with winemakers, and live music. Tickets cost $750 pesos and the price includes a commemorative wine… Read more »

Mexicali’s Hotel Lucerna

Lucerna Mexicali

There’s plenty to do in Mexicali these days, with a veritable craft beer scene, the unique Mexican Chinese cuisine, and tours exploring the underground basements of La Chinesca—the largest Chinatown in Mexico. With wide streets and a comparatively laidback pace of life, Mexicali is a friendly and agreeable city that is slowly becoming a destination… Read more »

Mexicali-San Felipe Bike Ride

Mexicali San Felipe Bike Ride Race

The Mexicali-San Felipe bike ride will take place on Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 7am to 5pm. The 200 kilometer race will begin in Mexicali and end in San Felipe. The cost to participate is $450 pesos until November 5th, and $550 pesos after November 5th. For more information: tel. 011-52-686-132-3882 or  https://www.facebook.com/El-Desafio-Paseo-Ciclista-Mexicali-San-Felipe-200-Kms-422926154566736/

2017 Mexicali Beer ‘n’ Music Fest

Mexicali Beer & Music Festival

The 2017 Mexicali Beer & Music Festival will take place on Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 4pm-2am at Club Camac in Mexicali. The event will feature local craft beer, food, and live music. Tickets cost $200 pesos. For more information: mexicalibeernmusic.com

Hunting in the Mexicali Valley

hunting baja campo mil

The Mexicali valley, one hour south of the U.S. border at Calexico, provides excellent opportunities for bird hunting.  Dove, quail, pheasant and duck hunters travel here year after year to enjoy the sport.  Guns and even ammunition are highly illegal in Mexico, UNLESS you obtain the proper permits.  Local outfitters help American hunters with gun… Read more »