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Tijuana: Itineraries for everyone

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"Tijuana is one of the easiest places to visit in Mexico (Mexico in detail), but it's still worth a visit if you're not coming from the States."goatsontheroad.com
"Tijuana is filled with museums of all types that have displays depicting local culture and history."two-thirsty-travellers.com
"Tijuana is one of Mexico's fastest-growing cities."goatsontheroad.com
"Tijuana is a city located northwest of Mexico, on the border with the United States."travtasy.com
"Tijuana is a destination to visit throughout the year, although in summer temperatures can rise considerably."travtasy.com
"Tijuana is the dominant focal city of Northwestern Mexico (plan Mexico itineraries), in Baja California, Mexico (Mexico itineraries) and right across the border from San Diego."spendlifetraveling.com

Northwest Mexico

Tijuanas location

Tijuana at a glance

Nightlife
Culture
Food
Craft Beer
Cheap

1,380,000

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Tijuana

Airports:

San Diego International Airport (SAN)

General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ)

Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (MYF)

McClellan–Palomar Airport (CLD)

Ramata Airport (RBV)

About Tijuana

Tijuana is a big city in the country Mexico with a population of 1,376,457. The nearest city of Tijuana is Mexicali. It gives you the possibility to relax after a long city walk next toby a lake. It is known for the great nightlife. Tijuana is located in the northeast of Mexico (visit Mexico itineraries).

Things to do

Historically Tijuana has been a drinking mecca. Tijuana’s proximity to Southern California cities like San Diego and Los Angeles and its legal drinking age of 18 meant Tijuana was a popular place for the under 21 crowd to come for drinking and clubbing. Now Tijuana is a safe place to visit again, and ..

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Just a stone’s throw away from San Diego, it boasts a lot more than its reputation may muster. For one thing, it has a lot more history than the likes of Los Angeles and San Francisco just north in the American state of California. ...

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Things to do in Tijuana

Try Local Tequila

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I must admit that during the almost 6 years that I’ve lived in Mexico, I traveled a lot due to my job as a stunt performer. I’ve been to Leon, Manzanillo, Mazatlán, Acapulco, Villa Hermosa in Tabasco, Cancun, Puebla, Monterrey, San Luis Potosí, and the list goes on. However, the state and ..

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9. Explore the nearby dunes

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Tijuana Mexico (more about Mexico itineraries) more than a border town for bad decisions. What’s more, you can reach Tijuana from San Diego just by riding the trolley. There are hundreds of murals throughout the city, but there is no bigger canvas than the big, “beautiful” border wall. Tijuana runs right into the border wall and ..

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Bonus Things to do in Tijuana

3- Visit a Market

10 – Discover Public Art

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Eat & drink

The best place to get a bite to eat in Baja California bar none. From the best breakfast spots to some of Tijuana’s best taco joints. ...

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For those unaware of the history of this place, we are talking about the restaurant that invented the world-famous Caesar’s salad. ...

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Did you know that Mexico is one of the largest coffee producing countries – in the world? If you didn’t, you do now and what better place to drink it than in Mexico itself. ...

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Cafe Acai

Eat at every opportunity

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General

Most people don’t think of Tijuana as a cultural centre but it is stuffed with cultural activities and has a centre dedicated to exactly that. As well as an IMAX and a full performance program, there is an exhibit of the history of Baja California – ideal if you’re at the start of a road trip down the peninsula.

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Itinerary

Below you can find a custom, 2-week itinerary which will see you explore all the region, seeing beaches, deserts and bustling cities in the process! ...

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This 2-week itinerary Baja California is for you to use as a guide.

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I visited the Baja California peninsula for the first time a few years ago but I only managed to explore the south. This summer, I returned to complete the real dream – to travel from tip to toe down the Baja California peninsula, driving from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas. In under 2 weeks, I made the drive south and ..

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Costs

I took a basic carand generally stayed in budget hotels with one splurge at Hotel California. I drank to my heart’s content but I’m not much of a shopper. Against that background, here’s what I spent: ...

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Accommodation

There are plenty of great Airbnb places to check out in Tijuana. If you want to be right in the thick of it, I really love the style and location of One Bunk Tijuana . They are a full-service hotel, but you book with them through Airbnb. They’re located right on Avenida Revolucion and ..

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If you are going to stay the night in Tijuana, I recommend staying on or around Avenida Revolucion. ...

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I’m not going to sugarcoat it, you do need to be a little bit more careful picking where to stay in Tijuana. Why? Firstly, you don’t want to stay in an unsavoury area. Secondly, there have been instances of possessions being stolen from rooms. ...

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There are tons of hotels and Airbnb options in Tijuana. We stayed really close to Avenida Revolucion in this little Airbnb . It was less than $40 a night and was nice and quiet at night. ...

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Where to Stay in Rosarito

Where to Stay in Ensenada

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