Trip to Mexico / Baja California
San Diego vacation can be a Two – nation destination. The Mexican city of Tijuana, gateway to Baja California, is just minutes from downtown San Diego.
Busy, bustling Tijuana offers duty free bargains, Sunday bullfights, dog racing at Caliente Race Track, fast and exciting jai alai exhibitions at the Fronton Palacio and glittering nightlife. Avenida Revolucion, the main boulevard, is lined with shops, restaurants serving many varied cuisines and all kinds of entertainment.
Mexican culture is preserved and celebrated in the Centro Cultural, where a museum, performing arts theatre, restaurant, shopping arcade and Omnimax theatre bring to life Mexico’s colorful history. English signs and bilingual guides make the center especially welcome to international visitors.
Accommodations in Tijuana range from modern luxury hotels to budget motels.
Baja Beyond Tijuana
The lure of Mexico also extends farther south to resorts well within weekending distance of the United States , with Rosarito and Ensenada an essy drive away. Rasarito, home to Foxploration, the film production facility for the movie Titanic that is open to the public, is known for it’s beaches, while Ensenada’s attractions end more toward nightlife and sportfishing.
Throughout this part of Baja, the restaurants offer incomparable seaffod. Puerto Nuevo, south of Rosarito, is also known as “ Lobster Village “ for it’s tasty crustaceans. Cross the peninsula, on the Sea of Cortez, the major attraction is sportfishing. Boats routinely set out from San Felipe in search of record-breaking
Marlin, swordfish, yellow- tail, sailfish and other species.
Crossing Over Mexico
The lure of Mexico also extends farther south to resorts well within weekending distance of the United States