People fly to Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) for a lot of reasons, but shopping always makes the top five must-do list for visitors.
What to do
Nicknamed The Gateway to Mexico , Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California andmillions of people travel there every year to experience the shopping, the nightlife and the local culture.
If you love shopping, there are so many street vendors, open-air markets and flea markets that it s possible to shop for days.
There are also high end retailers and specialty shops to be found amongst the local markets. For a great shopping experience, visitors can peruse Avenida Revolucion for an amalgam of retail and speciality stores mixed with street vendors and restaurants.
Where to eat
Tijuana is famous for lots of attractions, but the characteristic that carries its reputation across the world is its cuisine. The abundance of high quality, fresh ingredients found locally enables chefs to amazing range in their creativity.
There are some five star restaurants that will amaze you but even the street vendor fare is a delight. Mision 19 serves authentic Mexican food with a Mediterranean flare characteristic of the areas culture. Not only the kitchen ingredients but the wine list comes from local farmers. It really is an authentic taste of the area.