Malecón Álvaro Obregón : You haven’t experienced La Paz until you’ve strolled the waterfront promenade at sunset. Visitors and residents alike pause to watch the dramatic display of color. Take a break for a cocktail or an ice cream and enjoy the afternoon breeze.
Museo Regional de Antropología e Historia : Think you know your Baja history? Save time for a tour of the fossils, minerals, and maps of rock-painting sites in this well-run museum. Exhibits depict prehistoric and colonial life throughout Central and Southern Baja.
Playa El Tecolote : A drive to the end of the road along Bahía de La Paz leads to this wide, sandy beach. Wade into clear, shallow waters and enjoy views of Isla Espíritu Santo across the channel. A steady breeze keeps the bugs away if you decide to spend the night.
Isla Espíritu Santo : The best-known of the islands offshore from La Paz entertains paddlers, divers, and boaters with white-sand beaches and rock reefs. You can camp in several places on the island and enjoy endless opportunities for outdoor adventure.
Carnaval : Like several other Mexican cities, La Paz celebrates Carnaval with great fanfare in mid-February. Time your visit with this annual event to experience the heart and soul of the city. The entertainment includes live music, colorful parades, and amusement rides, plus plenty of tequila and cerveza.
Bahía de la Ventana : A short drive south of La Paz, this L-shaped bay offers ideal winds for kiteboarders and windsurfers, plus easy access to Isla Cerralvo for scuba diving adventures. Enjoy the remote feel while it lasts.