Baja California Norte is a firm fixture on the tourist trail, which means getting from A to B is a breeze. Make sure you schedule in plenty of time to discover the many attractions the region has to share. Nuevo Leon, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and San Luis Rio Colorado, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west of Mexicali are also worth checking out.
To learn a little about the local culture, visit Baja California Norte's nature museums, art museums and history museums. History enthusiasts won't want to miss Baja California Norte's ruins, archeological sites and old towns.
Take a big breath and feel your worries drift away as you enjoy some of the area's gentler pastimes such as bird watching and picnicking. If you are after a truly unique way to see Baja California Norte, have a go at paragliding.
More often than not, a region's true spirit can be found within its culinary traditions. Tacos de pescado estilo ensenada (ensenada fish tacos) and caesar salad are both popular dishes that will delight visitors' with the true flavours of Baja California Norte. You may see locals and visitors alike relaxing over a glass or two of Rosarito; it's among the most commonly consumed brews in Baja California Norte. Some travelers don't feel a meal is complete unless they've tasted the wine commonly enjoyed by locals. Try merlot or tempranillo.
When it is time to depart from this unique place, say farewell the way Mexican's do, with a hearty "Adiós."