Day 0: Potrero Regional Park, California, USA

Day 0: Rendezvous & Orientation, Potrero, CA

This morning we will rendezvous at the beautiful  Potrero Regional Park 45 miles east of  San Diego in California at an elevation of 2300′.  Today we will cross the border as a group into Tecate, Mexico and Baja Amigos will guide you through the Tourist Permit process.  On return to the campground, everyone will receive an orientation prior to your 28 day Mexican Baja Adventure.  Later Lisa & Dan will host a wine & cheese so everyone can get acquainted.  Please note  that Day ZERO (0) is in addition to your 28 day tour.  Baja Amigos Tours are 28 days IN MEXICO.

The Spanish word potrero means “pasturing place”.  Until the middle of the 19th century, the Potrero region was inhabited only by Kumemaay Indians, who found the area rich in their main food, the acorn.  Much of this 115 acre park is shaded by 100 year old oak trees and is well suited for year round recreation.  The Kumemaay operate the Golden Acorn Casino a short drive from Potrero off I-8 with free RV Parking.  Gas, Diesel and Propane are readily available nearby.   Access to Wifi can be found at the local Library, a 5 minute drive from the campground. The community of Potrero also has a Post Office and great General Store & Restaurant.


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