Summer vacation in Rocky Point – places you shouldn’t miss
Spending your summer vacation in Rocky Point is a great idea. But, as it is with all vacations, you will need to do a bit of preparing. In order to enjoy all that Rocky Point has to offer you need to prepare yourself and do some research. That way you will have a pleasurable time without any unpleasant interruption or confusion. So, what do you need to know in order to enjoy Rocky Point? Well, that is what we are going to explore.
Before heading off to Rocky Point
Rocky Point is a wonderful place. Here you will be able to visit sandy beaches, eat some authentic Mexican food and have some family fun. But, in order to do any of that, you need to be well-prepared. Going to Rocky Point without any prior research or preparations is risky. Not only do you set yourself up for car issues but you risk getting in trouble with the law. So, in order for you have a decent time while visiting Rocky Point, let’s first go over how to get ready.
If you plan on taking a bus to Rocky Point you do not need a lot of preparations. You should simply research Rocky Point a bit in order to know where to go. It is a good idea to study the map of Rocky Point. If necessary, you can even print it out. That way you will know where things are and how much time it will take you to get there.
If, on the other hand, you are driving there, there are a couple of other things you need to take care of. First, you need to check your paperwork. Make sure that your passport and your driving papers are in order and up to date. Second, you need to prepare yourself and anyone traveling with you for a long journey. Familiarize yourself with the road you are going to take and plan your stops. Learn the laws regarding driving in Mexico, so that you have no legal issues once you get there. Finally, you should take your car to a mechanic. If there is an issue with it, you should know about it before you head to Mexico. The last thing you need is for it to break down in the middle of the trip.
What to see while on summer vacation in Rocky Point
Once you have prepared yourself and anyone traveling with you for the long journey, it is time to discover Rocky Point. As you will soon see, there are a lot of interesting things to see in Rocky Point, so don’t expect to see all of them in a single day. Our advice is to plan your visit according to the time you have.
UNESCO world heritage site
The first thing you should check out on your summer vacation in Rocky Point is the El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve. It is a huge area of sand dunes with patches of water surrounded by abundance of animal and plant species. You will also witness dormant red and black lava flows, which can be quite a sight if you have never seen them before. So, when visiting Rocky Point, head to the El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve. See why UNESCO considers this place so important.
The gorgeous beaches
The second thing you should check out are the beaches. The main reason why people spend their vacations in Rocky Point are the beaches. Beaches like Playa Arenosa, Las Conchas, and Sandy Beach are so beautiful, that people even consider moving here for their retirement. And, who can blame them, especially if they’ve spent their lives in a big city? So, if you plan on moving out of Brooklyn with ease and spending your retirement in a nice, sunny place. Consider Rocky Point. There are few places in the world that have the beaches and the climate that Rocky Point has.
Francisco Leon Garia Stadium
Having a bit of a sports fever while spending your summer vacation in Rocky Point? Then you better head on to the Francisco Leon Garia Stadium. Check it out and see baseball as the young people of Mexico play it. All you need to know is that the local team is call Tiburones, the tickets are $5 and the best time to visit is in April and July. So, if you find yourself in Rocky Point during late spring, be sure to check out Francisco Leon Garia Stadium.
Once you get your fill of sand, sea, and sports, you should check out the actual city. See what the culture is like and why so many people chose to buy homes here. And what better place to do so then the Malecón. Here you’ll be able to take a nice stroll, have a bite to eat, and see what the people living in Rocky Point are like. There are numerous restaurants here that offer authentic Mexican food. Also, excellent hotels where you can stay for a reasonable price. Overall, it is hard to imagine a summer vacation in Rocky Point without spending time in the Malecón.
Visiting local restaurants in order to experience authentic Mexican cuisine is all well and nice. But, if you are a true seafood enthusiast, then you must visit the local oyster farm La Ostionera de Puerto Peñasco. There you can witness the whole process of how oysters are cultivated, and then plucked and shucked right before your eyes. There is no better way to try fresh oysters then head there by yourself.
Once you do try them, you will see that your journey to Rocky Point was well worth the time and money.
“Mexican Beach Bum” (Robin Miller) Realtor® is the Designated Broker for Mexico Real Estate and Document Services in the beautiful resort city of Puerto Peñasco-Rocky Point, Mexico, where the desert meets the ocean. Just 210 miles from Phoenix or Tucson and where income producing properties start at $75,000 and homes in town start at $30,000.
Being in the Mexico Real Estate Industry for over 13 years, I have been assisting clients with their Mexico vacation home buying and selling decisions in Puerto Peñasco-Rocky Point, and Puerto Vallarta.
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