Loreto Mexico History
Loreto Mexico History - For history lovers, Loreto provides a rich and vibrant past.
 
Travel to Loreto Mexico
Travel to Loreto Mexico - Loreto Mexico is located between the Sierra de la Giganta mountains and the sparkling Sea of Cortez, Loreto features 155 miles of breathtaking coastline, 456 square miles of sparkling sea and five remote islands: Coronado, Del Carmen, Danzante, Monserrat and Santa Catalina, which further enhance the awe-inspiring, panoramic seascape seen from Loreto’s shore.
 
Loreto Baja California Sur

Loreto Baja California SurLoreto Baja BC California Sur - Loreto was the first Spanish settlement on the Baja California Peninsula. The city of 10,500 people is on the coast of the Sea of Cortés, 220 miles north of the state capital, La Paz.

The city is now a tourist resort, catering mostly to U.S. travelers, with daily flights from the U.S. state of California arriving at Loreto International Airport. Many of the American Tourists enjoy fishing in "pangas" for "dorado" (Mahi-mahi or Dolphin Fish). Local restaurants will even prepare the daily catch of the tourists.

Loreto has an excellent museum alongside the historic, but still active, parish. The Spanish Fathers found a steady spring of fresh water on this site. The city has an active sister city relationship with Hermosa Beach, California and Cerritos, California, USA.