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An epic SoCal to Baja winter road trip

Are you ready to experience a winter road trip like no other? How about ditching the snow shovel for warm sunshine, seafood tacos, and the surf as you take in the stunning sunsets off the Pacific Coast? Mid-winter is the perfect time to escape the mundane post-holiday freeze. Today, we share an epic SoCal to Baja winter road trip itinerary!




Escaping winter in san diego with a B-Loft




We’re not talking about any old road trip, either. We’re talking about a 5-star experience in your very own home on wheels as you cruise to your heart’s content. Imagine having your own private kitchen, bathroom, and even a home office, all on four wheels. And with the latest technology, our B-Vans are equipped with all the homely features and off-grid capabilities you’ll ever need to make the most of every stop along the way. 




cacti next to the sea baja california mexico vanlife gathering




So stock up on Coronas (or La Croix’ if that’s more your speed!) and get them icy cool in your van fridge – you’ll need them as you’re parked above the coast, whale watching at sunset, getting ready to camp in your home on wheels for the night under the stars.



Whether you’re a digital nomad, retiree, or just looking for a change of pace, Vanlife is for everyone. This itinerary is a winner – it ticks all the boxes for good vibes, cultural experiences, lots of sunshine, and delicious, fresh food near the water! First stop is…



Los Angeles

The city of angels offers a unique blend of diverse cultures, delicious food, and stunning natural beauty. From the beaches of Venice and Santa Monica to the mountains of the San Gabriels, there’s something for every type of traveler. If you’re a film fanatic or a lover of old cinema, make sure to visit the Hollywood walk of fame or see a live show – stand-up comedy, indie bands, and prominent musicians are always making a stop in LA! And let’s not forget the food scene – you can find everything from street tacos to high-end seafood at Nobu, all cooked to perfection – who knows, you might even sit next to your favorite movie star!





View from the camper van to the West Coast California beach




San Diego

One of the greatest things about San Diego is the abundance of outdoor gems to explore. From the rugged coastline of La Jolla to the pristine beaches of Coronado Island, there is so much natural beauty in this part of the world! Take your B-Van out for a spin and discover hidden coves, secluded beaches, and breathtaking vistas. Make sure to check out the downtown district, The Gaslamp Quarter, for everything from nightlife to fine dining and shopping. If laid-back surf vibes and breakfast burritos are more your thing – you’ve come to just the right place!




Welcome to Mexico! Ensenada is where the real adventure begins. Enjoy everything this infamous port city offers, from late-night fiestas to some of the freshest seafood on the continent. Valle de Guadalupe is an upcoming wine region not far from the city – we recommend exploring the area, its rugged beauty, and its timeless charm. Some of Mexico’s finest chefs are based in Valle de Guadalupe – a haven for farm-to-table cuisine and lovely Mexican wines. Enjoy luxury at a fraction of the price you would pay above the border!





Two ram promaster parked in nature





Another coastal gem famous for its laidback Mexican vibes and seafood. If you’re looking for a unique adventure, take a trip to the nearby mountains for some off-roading. The Baja California landscape is as rugged as it is beautiful, and there are plenty of trails and dirt roads to explore. This is a great way to experience the region’s natural beauty, particularly with your B-Van!




Todos Santos 

A quaint town on Mexico’s Pacific coast that’s not to be missed! Todos Santos is a ‘Pueblo Magico,’ Spanish for Magic Town. Meaning it features something a little bit more memorable, a little bit more magic. There are 132 Pueblo Magicos in total in Mexico, each with its unique offering. In this case, it’s artsy vibes and a cool community. It’s known for its art galleries, surf spots, and an idyllic place to ride horseback along the beach at sunset!




Cacti off the Pacific coast of Mexico




Los Cabos 

Welcome to the southernmost point of Baja California! Los Cabos is most famous for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and infamous nightlife. Go snorkeling or scuba diving in the Sea of Cortez and discover an incredible array of marine life after soaking up the abundance of Vitamin D. The region is blessed with winter sunshine – and it’s the perfect temperature in the winter for enjoying all your favorite outdoor activities, especially with your own personal van shower to freshen-up in between adventures!




Whales in the pacific ocean




While you’re there, visit the charming town of San Jose del Cabo. This quaint town is home to a number of art galleries, restaurants, and artisanal shops. It’s the perfect place to pick up souvenirs, woven rugs, and trinkets to decorate your B-Van! You’ll be able to explore the local culture and get a taste of the real Mexico before you head back up the coast on your way home. The best part? You can take as much time as you like in the comfort of your tiny home on wheels. Take the time to enjoy activities you might have missed as you drive back up.




There you have it! A colorful, cultural experience that will broaden your horizons as much as it warms your soul. You’ll get a unique perspective of Mexico and multiple once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you’ll be raving about for years to come. We know you’ll want to come back time and time again (it happens to the best of us!)


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