Photos of Alternate Routes to Ensenada: Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Alternate Route 2: Tecate - Ensenada free road (Mexico 3)

Due to the collapse of the Scenic Toll Road (Mexico highway 1), there are two alternate routes to take. Alternate route 1 is to take the free road at La Misión. Alternate route 2 shown below, is to cross at Tecate and take the Tecate-Ensenada free road.

Time to get to Ensenada: Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes
Overview: Enter Baja through the Tecate border, follow the signs to Ensenada

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Free Road to Ensenada Baja

The border crossing at Tecate - nice and mellow.


Free Road to Ensenada Baja

Follow the Ensenada signs to the entrance of the free road. The signage is good.


Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

The road is in good condition, wider at parts...


Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Sometimes scenic...

Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Descending into the Baja wine valley


Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Entering the valley.


Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Follow the Ensenada signs through the Baja wine valley.


Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Descending into El Sauzal/Ensenada.


Tecate-Ensenada Free Road

Follow the signs to the City of Ensenada.


Click to view Alternate Route 1: Free road from La Misión

Updated: Sep 12, 2018 10:22 AM

Great and easy...thanks.

A.W., Santa Monica, CA

This was easy-I am very pleased.

J.A., Tucson, AZ

Very smooth and efficient.

J.H., Green Valley, AZ
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