Gringos Guide To Driving Mexico, Central America & Costa Rica
  • Nogales, Mexican - Guaymas & San Carlos
    Mexico

    Nogales, Mexican – Guaymas & San Carlos

    DRIVING TIME: 6 hoursKILOMETERS: 421MILES: 261 Head south toward Hermosillo and either stay the night in Hermosillo or keep driving to San Carlos. Hermosillo is hot and dry, and it is located in the beautiful desert of Senora. However, this is the State’s capital and pushes close to one million residents, so you might want to keep moving south if you aren’t into large cities. Guaymas is a good stopping point for the first night. There are camping facilities in San Carlos and plenty of hotels in Guaymas. San Carlos is much smaller than Guaymas and more aesthetically appealing. It is located about 5k before Guaymas. As you enter San…