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Find Plenty of Magic in Los Cabos, Mexico

For the traveler seeking the magic of adventure, the Los Cabos, Mexico is the perfect place with "Seven Magical Routes"

Mountain ranges offer excellent areas for collecting fossils.
Mountain ranges offer excellent areas for collecting fossils.
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Poolside at one of the many hotels in Los Cabos
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These routes include The Mountain Road, The Last Cape Route, The Palentology Route, The Nature Trail, Path of the Pacific, The Historic Route and the Rancherias Route.

Along The Mountain Road winding among the Sierra de la Laguna highlands are the communities of San Dionisio, Sol de Mayo and El Chorro offering unique adventure activities, beautiful scenery, ancient cave paintings, hiking, horseback riding and tasty dining experiences.

The East Cape Route takes travelers and motorists through the communities of Buenavista, La Ribera and Cabo Pulmo along the Sea of Cortez and some of the best sport fishing on earth. Also along this route is the largest coral reef in the North Pacific, the Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park. The beauty of the sea with sun, sea breezes and fresh air along with some of the best seafood you will find help make this route one of the most popular of Los Cabos.

For those of a scientific curiosity and particular interested in fossils, The Paleontology Route of Miraflores, Calabazas and Lengua de Buey is the area to visit. In addition to six million year old fossils to be found in the mountain ranges of Trinidad and De La Laguna, visitors will find wonderful, local cuisine featuring flavorful and aromatic coffee, flour tortillas and handmade beef machaca.

Nature lovers will find The Natural Trail route through Estero San Jose, Rivera del Rio San Jose and Caduano filled with natural and lush vegetation while the island of Estero de San Jose is the refuge for migrating birds, butterflies and turtles. Along the San Jose Rivera River tourists will get a historical look at the sugar cane industry, working farms and riverfront communities. Daduano serves up a botanical park in the foothills of the mountains.

For more magic take the Path of the Pacific into the areas of Migrino, Cabo Falso and Los Acros - from ocean surf to semi-deserts, tourists can experience a variety of contrasts including the sand dunes of Migrino where you can ride camels or road bikes; False Cape is the home of the historical monument of Los Cabos; El Faro Viejo is the site of a lighthouse built in the 1900s and has been the site of many movies and photo shoots.

Also along the Path of the Pacific, visitors can tour Finisterre or Land's End where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean under the natural rocks of Los Arcos - The Arches - which is one of the world's iconic tourism images.

History buffs will enjoy The Historic Route through Baler CSL, downtown San Jose and Mission Santiago. San Jose del Cabo is a picturesque, well-maintained colonial town featuring art galleries, shops, cafes and pleasant walks. And it is here you will find the Mission San Jose - a structure from the Spanish colonial era. Another nice small village is that of Santiago near the slopes of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains. The Santiago Mission church is worth the visit.

If its real, authentic, rural Mexican life you want to see and experience then take the Rancherias Route through San Felipe, San Vincente and La Candelaria where you will find life off the beaten path, find authentic clay crafts and pots and marvel at the views in this natural area of Los Cabos.

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