La Paz is located on the Sea of Cortez, 100 miles north of Cabo San Lucas and is the capital of the state of Baja California Sur.
La Paz History
La Paz, originally a pirate's haven is the states largest city. Italian missionaries built a church in La Paz over 500 years ago.
What to do in La Paz
A trip to La Paz is a full day excursion which should include shopping, just strolling along the malecon and lunch on the beach or in one of the many seaside restaurants. You may want to plan an extra night into your itinerary just to enjoy one of the famous La Paz sunsets, which can be some of the most picturesque seen anywhere. The beaches north of La Paz include some incredible coves where you will easily put the rigors of reality far behind you. Carnival in La Paz, held on the six days before Ash Wednesday, is one giant party with colorful parades, street dancing, carnival rides, entertainment, games and a great family atmosphere.