Originally Posted by Truckin_Thumper
Cross at Tecate... about 65 or so miles, depending on routing.
Yeah, Tecate is the way to go. Much more scenic and far less hassle than crossing at Tijuana. If you must cross at TJ, make sure you do it during the well-lit hours of daylight. People have had some bad experiences near the border down there at night or in the very early morning.