Walk into Tijuana, Mexico
From San Diego
drive to the end of the US border, park your car at San Ysidro and walk over to Mexico
. It is much faster and convenient to go this way especially if you are doing a day trip. There is a pedestrian bridge that one can take into Tijuana, the first town, an important financial and industrial center of Mexico, and the largest city on the Baja California Peninsula. After arrival, buses and taxis are available that take you into the center of town which is bustling with shops and restaurants.