Misión San Fernando Velicatá : Baja’s only Franciscan mission settlement was active from 1769 to 1818, and remnants of the original buildings can be found in a scenic arroyo located midway between the Pacific and Gulf coasts.
Valle de los Cirios : In an unprecedented effort to save a fragile desert ecosystem, Mexico has designated this large area between Cataviña and Guerrero Negro for ecotourism development.
Canal de las Ballenas : If you’ve come to Baja for a chance to swim with a whale shark, this water-way offshore from Bahía de los Angeles has them, along with a wide variety of the largest creatures in the sea.
Sea Turtle Research Station : In Bahía de los Angeles, a marine biologist has transformed a former turtle fishing operation into an engine of conservation.
San Borja : Head to the village of San Borja for an off-road adventure along the Spanish mission trail.