Arts & crafts in Ensenada, ranging from dolls to ceramic vessels, offer a variety of collectible products crafted by indigenous hands.
Kumeyaay, Paipai, and Kiliwa peoples make crafts such as clothing made of chaquira or glass beads, ceramic platters, fabric and wool yarn dolls, wooden furniture, and leather products.
Hiking in Ensenada offers a variety of outdoor experiences. The rugged mountains surrounding the city are studded with forests, deserts, spring pools among the rocks, and archeological sites.
South of Ensenada, visit the Cataviña cave paintings with geometrically shaped human figures that are more than 1,000 years old, according to the National Institute of Anthropology and History. Another point of interest is the Jesuit Mission of Santa María de los Ángeles Cabujacaamag ruins.
The great variety of natural attractions around Ensenada, Mexico, make this an interesting place to visit and explore. It is situated on the coastline of “Bahia de Todos Santos”, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in the state of Baja California about 50 miles from the United States border. The municipality surrounding the city has considerable climatic variety as well as clear blue seas, lakes, coniferous forests, and an extensive desert area.
The ships of the Spanish Crown landed at Ensenada on September 17, 1542. It was named Ensenada de Todos Santos in 1602. Ensenada is the largest municipality in Mexico and attracts adventurous spirits who enjoy water sports such as diving, surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, and sport fishing.