The Best of Ensenada, Mexico: 12 Things to Do

Ensenada is a charming beach town in the northern state of Baja, California. Due to its proximity to the Tijuana border, it’s a popular destination for Americans

it’s a popular destination for Americans wanting to travel from San Diego to fill up on tacos and experience new scenery along the Pacific Ocean.

So, if you’re ready to kick back and enjoy a coastal Mexican getaway, read on to discover all that Ensenada, Mexico, has to offer.

1. Walk Along the Malecon

The Malecon translates to “boardwalk” in English and is Ensenada’s pride and joy. It extends over two miles along the Pacific Ocean. You’ll encounter countless restaurants, cafes, and shops where you can sit down for a cold cerveza (beer) or dig into some local seafood.

2. Take a Boat Tour

to tour by water. You’ll have several boat tour choices, including: – Sunset cruise – Whale watching tour – Day trip to Todos Santos Island – Fishing excursions

3. Stroll Through the Mercado Negro

Don’t let its name fool you—Mercado Negro, which means “Black Market” in English, is a must-see during your time in Ensenada, Mexico. It goes by the nickname fish market, given the array of fresh seafood that locals sell there.

4. See the Biggest Flag in Mexico

Every destination has a thing it’s known for. In Ensenada, it’s the massive Mexican flag that you can spot from practically any point in town. The flag sits along the Malecon in the center of Parque de la Bandera, which aptly translates to “Flag Park” in English.

5. Admire the Statues at Plaza Civica

Plaza Civica offers another opportunity to take unique photos. But this time, it’s because the plaza boasts the statues of three heads, representing some of Mexico’s famous figures (Miguel Hidalgo, Benito Juarez, and Venustiano Carranza).

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