The Yucatan Peninsula is bordered in the east by the Caribbean Sea and in the west by the Gulf of Mexico. Yucatan offers Caribbean beaches and many relics of the Mayas. The temples of Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Tulum are a "must" for every visitor to Mexico.
Baja California, a narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez offers scenic beauty, nature experiences and excellent diving.
The Socorro Islands, called by the Mexicans Islas Revillagigedos, is a collection of volcanic islands and rocky peaks about 300 miles (480 km) southwest of Cabo San Lucas in the Pacific. The four islands Clarion, Roca Partida, San Benedicto and Socorro can only be reached by a 22-hour drive from Baja California.