What you need to know:There’s over 50 ranches and pool parks.
Founded in 1892 and acknowledged as a “Pueblo Magico” in 2012 by SECTUR.
Semi-warm and dry weather, temperature ranges from 50 to 71 F.
THINGS TO DO
Rest, Breathe, Walk
Rest, breathe and walk the ranches of Tecate, where you can experience nature up-close; the flora fused with the architecture of cabins, enjoy its facilities traveling on horseback or on foot, explore from secluded facilities to world-class spas.
There’s also a wide range of pool ranches, which feature family activities and amenities such as swimming pools, campgrounds, cabins, hiking, and biking trails. The ranches in Tecate dress up in white come snowfall, a true spectacle; and at night, the clear skies are perfect for stargazers!
And if you are into outdoor activities, Tecate is for you! The terrain is perfect for bouldering, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and other nature adventures!
In the heart of Baja California, you can enjoy delicious cuisine, local products are the key ingredient to the flavors of Tecate, from the traditional Mexican, through Bajamed.
Explore country-style traditional flavors in some of its restaurants near the vineyards, as well as traditional oriental, Chinese, Italian and signature cuisine.
Northern Gateway to Baja’s Wine Country
The vineyards at the north gate to the Wine Route in Tecate are southbound of Las Palmas Valley and Tanamá Valley, and eastward in the Valentine’s Valley. You can visit the wine houses and learn about the cultivation of the vine, the elaboration of the wines, and their tasting.
The Tecate vineyards offer the visitor a wide range of creators of delicious wines, as well as the Harvest Festival in Tecate, events that you can not miss.
In Tecate, a tasty tradition you must not miss is the “Pan Dulce” (sweet bread), freshly backed daily has put this quiet town in the spotlight. You can also find places to enjoy an amazing cup of coffee and tea. All flavors have the homemade traditional touch of this Magical Town.
A local Tecate bakery has even been featured on National Geographic for the flavorful tradition.
Discover the Magic
Discover why it was called “Pueblo Magico” through its community museums, gastronomy, traditions, history, and sacred Cuchuma mountain, where there are healing ceremonies and encounters with other communities.
Explore sites such as El Vallecito, where you’ll observe geometric, animal, and anthropomorphic figures. In one of the sites you’ll run into El Diablito (Observer of the sun), a figure of a man with a horn sketch over his head, which symbols the winter solstice each 21st or 22nd of December. That day the sunlight enters the cave, illuminating the eyes of the figure. It’s an incredible spectacle! At the park, you’ll find pathways to the different cave paintings.
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