Tijuana

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This Mexican border town is home to a lively tourist district, burgeoning cultural scene and great beaches. Caesar salad was invented here.

With its beaches, bars, monuments and galleries, Tijuana provides an eclectic mix of attractions. This Mexican town is shaking off its once seedy image to become a popular tourist destination. It is located just over the U.S. border.

Follow other visitors crossing the border and go straight to Avenida Revolución, Tijuana's main tourist street. Stroll along this lengthy jumble of restaurants, bars, craft shops and discount liquor stores. Have your picture taken with a “Mexican zebra,” a donkey painted with stripes. Look for them with their owners on several street corners.

For a change of scenery from the avenue’s loud and lively atmosphere, head for Zona Rio’s cultural attractions. Explore the monuments that line the Paseo de los Héroes. Among them are sculptures of Abraham Lincoln and the Aztec ruler, Cuauhtémoc. See art exhibitions and watch a concert at the Tijuana Cultural Center. Visit its IMAX theater inside a large ball-shaped building.

Move west to the borough of Playas de Tijuana to reach the ocean. Enjoy the water on a surfboard or kayak. Then, stroll along the boardwalk and stop for something to eat at one of the oyster shacks. Some of the area’s best beaches are south of the city at Playas de Rosarito.

Tijuana’s cuisine reflects the many different cultures of the city. Find Japanese, French, Italian and other international restaurants outside the main tourist areas. Sample nachos, burritos and enchiladas from the food stalls and restaurants along Avenida Revolución. Enjoy a Caesar salad at Caesar Hotel and Restaurant where the famous dish was invented.

Take part in the city’s lively nightlife in the bars and nightclubs in and around Avenida Revolución. On weekends, large crowds of youngsters from the United States visit since Tijuana’s legal drinking age is 18.

Tijuana is 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of San Diego. Reach the city by flying into Tijuana International Airport or by driving or walking across the San Ysidro border crossing, which is less than 4 miles (7 kilometers) from downtown Tijuana.

Puerto Nuevo Baja Hotel & Villas
Puerto Nuevo Baja Hotel & Villas
3 out of 5
Km. 44.5 carr. Libre Tijuana - Ensenada, Rosarito, Playas de Rosarito, BC
The price is $81 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
This family-friendly Playas de Rosarito hotel is located on the waterfront, 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from All the Pretty Horses of Baja Rides and Rescue, and within 12 ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,499 reviews)
"The staff was great, the food was good, the view of the beach was amazing and the price was reasonable, I will definitely go back."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Puerto Nuevo Baja Hotel & Villas
Grand Hotel Tijuana
Grand Hotel Tijuana
3.5 out of 5
Blvd. Agua Caliente #4558, Col. Aviación, Tijuana, BC
The price is $103 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Situated in Tijuana, this golf hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Plaza Rio Commercial Center and within 6 mi (10 km) of Las Americas Premium Outlets and U.S. Consulate ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,844 reviews)
"Great hotel. Staff and room perfect"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Grand Hotel Tijuana
Rosarito Beach Hotel
Rosarito Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
Boulevard Benito Juarez # 31, Playas de Rosarito, BC
The price is $89 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Located in Playas de Rosarito, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Rosarito Beach, and within 16 mi (25 km) of Agua Caliente Racetrack ...
3.7/5 Good! (990 reviews)
"beachfront room; bed was too hard need to have more comfortable beds and upgrade furniture in rooms."

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Rosarito Beach Hotel
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Eazy Living Tijuana Centro
Eazy Living Tijuana Centro
3.5 out of 5
Av. C Niños Héroes 1584, Zona Centro, Tijuana, BC
The price is $65 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Located in Tijuana Centro, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Fronton Jai Alai Palace, The Emporium, and Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Cathedral. Pasaje ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (20 reviews)
"Felt right at home at this boutique place with flair"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Eazy Living Tijuana Centro
Extended Suites Tijuana Macroplaza
Extended Suites Tijuana Macroplaza
3 out of 5
Av. Paseo del Río #6662, Río Tijuana 3a. Etapa La Mesa, Tijuana, BC
The price is $84 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Situated in a shopping district, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of World Trade Center Tijuana, Macroplaza Insurgentes, and El Trompo Interactive ...
3.9/5 Good! (687 reviews)
"It’s in a very comfortable zone"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Extended Suites Tijuana Macroplaza
Quinta Pacifica Beachfront Villas
Quinta Pacifica Beachfront Villas
3.5 out of 5
Blvd Benito Juárez KM 26, Playas de Rosarito, BC
The price is $175 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
Located in Playas de Rosarito, this beachfront aparthotel is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Rosarito Beach and Rosarito Theatre. Baja California ...
2.8/5 (162 reviews)
"Please is clean and the view is amazing. Private parking and your in walking distance to the beach."

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2021

Quinta Pacifica Beachfront Villas
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