So maybe you've heard of Los Cabos, or Cabo San Lucas, many times, but don't know where it is at? It's in Mexico somewhere, but where?
Los Cabos is the area that includes Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and the area between them, it'ss located on the tip of the nearly 1,000-mile long Baja California peninsula, and within easy reach from USA and Canada.
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- Geographical location: 22.88º N & 109.90º W.
- 20 meters above sea level.
- Founded 1828 by Thomas Ritchie.
- Time zone: Mountain Standard Time, UTC-7
On the West side of the peninsula you have the Pacific Ocean and on the East side the Sea of Cortez or what is also known as the Gulf of California, the world’s youngest and most biologically diverse sea.
The area is classified as a tropical thorn forest, with vast tracts of desert terrain tumbling into the two seas.
The city of Cabo San Lucas is found right at the end and the southernmost point of the peninsula, here you also find the famous icon of the area, The Arch, in Spanish: "El Arco", the natural stone arch known the world over as a symbol of Los Cabos and its spectacular natural beauty.
Flight times to Los Cabos are one and a half hours from San Diego and Mexico City; two hours from Phoenix; two and a half hours from Los Angeles and Dallas; three hours from San Francisco; four hours from Atlanta and Seattle; and five hours from New York, Chicago, and Vancouver, Canada.
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So where is Cabo San Lucas located then?
Cabo San Lucas is a city at the Southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.