This warm abode of Sonora is a delightful place to visit in Mexico. The nearest major city to Sonora is Mexicali. Attractions in Mexicali include La Bufadora, First Street, Las Bodegas De Santo Tomas. Also, to reach Sonora, you'll have to take a flight to Mexicali; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Sonora.