¡La Pinche Linea! 10 Ways to Enjoy Your Wait at the San Ysidro Border Crossing

San Ysidro Border Crossing, Tijuana, San Diego, Baja California, Mexico Photo Wikipedia Commons


TIJUANA — The San Ysidro border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana is the world’s busiest point of entry — processing around 300,000 commuters daily. And today, as you return relaxed, refreshed, and reinvigorated from your long weekend in Baja California, it feels like every single one of them is in front of you.

Just relax, make sure your gas tank is full, roll up into the ready and regular lanes, and follow A Gringo In Mexico’s 10 Ways to Enjoy your Wait at the San Ysidro Border Crossing to make the most of your time in line. You can thank me later (probably much later).

Tijuana has gained fame as a culinary destination — and for good reason. But you won’t find any of those reasons here in La Linea…



About W. Scott Koenig (103 Articles)
San Diego-based lifestyle writer W. Scott Koenig is founder of the blog, author of the book 7 Days in The Valle: Baja California’s Wine Country Cuisine and writes columns for DiningOut San Diego Magazine, and Scott is also the Food Expert for Baja California at (formerly FoodieHub), an international culinary site curated by over 275 experts.

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