Driving the Baja Peninsula is one of the most dramatic and interesting drives in North America. It is a long drive., about 1,000 miles from Tijuana. Many property owners choose to make the trip in order to have a car in Los Cabos. It is tricky though as many states in the US require annual smog checks which would require a yearly trip. Many owners choose to purchase a car locally and today there are many options for purchasing a car in Los Cabos.