Gone are the days where Rocky Point, Mexico was simply a rowdy party town. The city has realized its potential as a one of the top destinations in Mexico for the entire family. For those wanting to bring the kids along for a vacation in this gorgeous seaside town, we have compiled a list of the best places to travel in Mexico for families.
Discover Old Port
At the heart of the city lies the historic Old Port. You can easily spend an entire day discovering this part of the town! In the early mornings, the fisherman come to the port with the fresh catch of the day. The kids will love asking about all the fish that are brought in, and you can purchase fish straight off the boat. There are also a variety of restaurants to dine in that take advantage of the fresh seafood. Lastly, the whole family can shop for souvenirs, many of which are handmade by locals!
Explore Nature at CEDO
For kids interested in the marine life of the Sea of Cortez, make a trip to the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans, also known as CEDO. Explore marine fossils, including a full-size whale fossil, and enjoy the hands-on experience of the exhibits while you learn about the complex ecosystem of the area. There are a variety of programs available for the whole family to learn about the natural world surrounding Rocky Point and have fun together.
Kayak Rocky Point
Get in the water and enjoy the sea life by renting a kayak. Paddle through a guided kayak tour, where you can appreciate the beautiful ocean views from in the water, and you may even have a chance to experience the wildlife up close! Dolphins are often spotted in the Sea of Cortez and you won’t want to miss this opportunity to make lifelong memories with your whole family!
Visit Sandy Beach
If you would rather enjoy the ocean from the comfort of the sand, Sandy Beach is one of the top destinations in Mexico! You can lay out a blanket on the sand and spend the afternoon exploring the tide pools and wading in the water, or you can rent one of the surrounding condos for even more time on the beach. There is also a nearby RV park if your family prefers more of a camping experience.