Passing through the streets of La Paz, admire local artisan shops, centuries-old churches, and the meandering malecon on the azure Pacific Ocean. Once a quaint fishing village, La Paz is a laidback beach community with plenty of Old World charm.
Your journey begins with a trip to the East Cape as you delve into the area. Once called “the City of Pearls” for its pearl fishing, La Paz is featured in John Steinbeck's The Pearl. Experienced and knowledgeable tour guides recount local history and folklore as you take in the scenery and learn about your surroundings.
When you reach the city center of La Paz, enter the breathtaking 18th-century cathedral and immerse yourself in Mexican culture in the town's anthropological museum. Savor the flavors of authentic cuisine at a traditional restaurant, and check out local handicrafts to bring home as souvenirs.
As you leave La Paz, pass through the tiny, once-booming gold mining town of El Triunfo. Finally, stop by the artsy and creative village of Todos Santos to admire its galleries and colonial streets before you return to your hotel.