San Jose Del Cabo
It is actually closer to the Los Cabos Airport than Cabo San Lucas. San Jose is quieter and has a more laid back atmosphere. San Jose Del Cabo is at the East end of the penisula, it is the most refined and oldest city in Baja. San Jose Del Cabo sports some beautifully maintained streets to go along with the beautiful buildings (which date back to the 18th century). Many of the villas there are actually vacation homes or retirement homes of foreigners.
There are many interesting sights to see in San Jose Del Cabo. Including the Museo Regional / El Centro Cultural Los Cabos which, stands next to the Presidente. It is a small
building that contains fossil exhibits and historical photos of the area from the turn of the century. On the East side of the town is a palm-fringed estuary, said to be home of 200 different species of birds.
On most Saturday nights during the high tourist season, there is a fiesta is in the Plaza Mijares. This fiesta is actually for the tourists but, many locals attend also. The fiesta hosts cockfight demonstrations, mariachi performances, folk dances and pinata breaking. In additional there are many vendors around selling food and crafts. San Jose's biggest celebration is March 19th. In addition to music, dance and food, this festival also includes horse racing and parades.
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