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Ensenada known as the "Cinderella of the Pacific", located 70 miles south of the San Ysidro International Border. via a four lane toll road MX-1D and a two lane free road, which makes it a natural destination for tourists on short vacations by car. Ensenada is the third largest city in Baja. It has been said that Ensenada is the city that was built around a bar, Hussong's Cantina, which opened in 1892, has played a key role in the development of this port town.
Ensenada Mexico is tourists friendly, with almost its entire shopping district located on a single street Boulevard Lopez Mateos. There are far more things to do in Ensenada than shop. Some of the other attractions in Ensenada Mexico are wineries, museums, whale watching, and beautiful beaches, also located a few minutes south of town on highway 1 is the largest of three known major marine geysers in the world. This one is known as "La Bufadora" ("The Blowhole"). Ensenada's proximity to California also makes it a destination for short cruise ship trips from the Los Angeles area. There are four ships that make weekly trips to Ensenada.
Ensenada Baja California is the heart of Mexico 's wine country. More than 90% of Mexico 's wine is produced in Ensenada and its surrounding regions. The climate, warm summers and mild winters make Ensenada Mexico the perfect setting for wine production. The internationally recognized wine makes produce a number of different types and styles of wines. Inexpensive tours and tasting are offered six days a week, and in mid August there is a wine festival, which is one of Baja's most popular events. We offer driving directions and a map of Ensenada.