Mexico Circuit 2020

Mexico Circuit 2020

Once again, the WINs will visit Concha del Mar Campground in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico.  Time to relax and enjoy seaside fun and views.   And if you want to stay busy, there are  lots of activities including shopping, walking on the beach, karaoke, kayaking, sightseeing, fishing, whale and dolphin watching, and many others.  


Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ

January 29, 2020 to February 1, 2020
Hosts

Paul Aakervik, email: paulfromreno@gbis.com; phone 775 722-8830

Activity Ideas

Ranger-led talks, hikes and van tours. Evening amphitheater presentations, wildflower desert drives and educational presentations at visitors’ center.

Parking Location

Twin Peaks campground, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Directions and Other Information

South on US 95 from Quartzsite to I-8 east in Yuma to Gila Bend. Then south on AZ-85 to Organ Pipe. Sign at Visitors Center for Twin Peaks campground. $20/night; $10/night w/senior pass. No hookups. Dump, water, and solar showers available. Reservations are now recommended via www.recreation.gov. Suggested to reserve between sites 71 to 112. Use this as an opportunity to purchase insurance for your time in Mexico.

GPS Coordinates

N31.942941, W112.811202Click on link to see Google Map


Puerta Peñasco, MX

February 1, 2020
Hosts

Co-host Paul Aakervik; email paulfromreno@gbis.com; phone 775 722-8830; Paul is looking for someone to help host this event.

Activity Ideas

You will need:
1- Passport
2- Current rabies vaccination certificate for pets.
An insurance agent will be meeting with the group at Organ Pipe to discuss and sell what is needed. Insurance may also be purchased online at www.portugalinsurance.com.mx This company provides the best rates for insurance in Mexico.

Shop Malecon and Shack’s 5th Avenue, walk beach at low tide, possible fishing trip, side trip to Biosphere, campfires on beach, sunset cruise. Take a boat ride to Bird Island, including kayaking and snorkeling. Get bodywork, painting, cabinetry, and/or upholstery work done on your RV. You can also get your RV washed and waxed at the campground.

Parking Location

Concha del Mar Campground, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Directions and Other Information

South on Mex 8 (becomes Benito Juarez at Puerto Peñasco) to the pedestrian overpass, then turn right (west) 6 blocks to sign for Playa Bonita. Turn right (north) 6 blocks to stop sign, then turn left (west) 3 blocks and go thru gate at Concha del Mar. +/- $10 per night. Water and dump available for $. Laundry and showers on site. (Last year reverse osmosis water was $.20 a gallon, dump free)

GPS Coordinates

N31.3162, W113.5525Click on link to see Google Map