Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Phoenix to Cabo San Lucas. If you're planning a road trip to Cabo San Lucas, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members. Eventually, you'll be able to customize every detail of this plan to your own preferences and save this as a private trip.
Day 1, 10:00 am: start in Phoenix
drive for about 3.5 hours
Day 1, 1:17 pm: Horseshoe Bend
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:17 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
Day 1, 4:39 pm: San Felipe
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am
Day 2, 11:00 am: leave from San Felipe
drive for about 5.5 hours
Day 2, 4:31 pm: San Ignacio (Mexico)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
Day 3, 10:00 am: leave from San Ignacio (Mexico)
drive for about 2.5 hours
Day 3, 12:23 pm: Baja California Sur
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:23 pm
drive for about 3 hours
Day 3, 4:35 pm: La Paz (Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:35 pm
drive for about 2 hours
Your starting point is Phoenix, Arizona.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Horseshoe Bend (2 mentions)
San Ignacio (Mexico)
Baja California Sur (7 mentions)
questions about Baja California Sur:
Safest surf hotel in Baja Sur where you can feel reasonably safe with kids?
Tips for a Baja Peninsula road trip?
La Paz (Mexico) (4 answers)
Your final destination is Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Cabo San Lucas.
But if you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Capella Pedregal, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest The Office, which was mentioned 5 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.
And if you know Phoenix well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Phoenix!