La Paz, the capital of the state of Baja California Sur, lies near the southeastern tip of the peninsula, approximately 725 mi/1,165 km south of San Diego, California and north of the popular resort areas of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo.
Although La Paz is a port city with only adequate beaches, it does have great diving and snorkeling and some of the best sportfishing on the peninsula. It's also a good jumping-off point for excursions to see gray whales, which pass by in the winter m... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.