Things To Do


Visiting the Greater Yuma Area

There is an abundance of activities to keep you occupied in Yuma County.  A great place to start would be the rich history of the desert southwest.  Within one mile of the Chamber of Commerce building you can see, hear and feel the history of the area. 

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Set aside a day, actually two days, to tour the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden, St. Thomas Mission, art galleries and Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. All are complimented by eateries and/or specialty shopping.

picGolf.jpgIn addition to our local heritage, you can spend time on one of our world-class golf courses, enjoying outdoor recreation such as hiking the deserts, dune buggying, mountain biking, boating, hunting, fishing and much more! 

Yuma offers gambling at the Quechan and Cocopah Indian gaming establishments within minutes of downtown Yuma. If you have an interest in the operations of our military, you can check out opportunities for tours of the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma or the Yuma Proving Ground.  

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Theaters, shops and restaurants line Main Street provide hours of entertainment, where you can find lively music and art any dayof the week.  Yuma also cultivates various festivals that meet the a diverse set of interests. 

If you are interested in crossing the border to experience Mexican cuisine, music and shopping, the greater Yuma area provides 2 borders to choose. The first in San Luis just a 25 minute drive south and the second is short 15 minute drive across the California border to a smaller Mexican town, Algodones.

Below are some quick links to the things you need to stay busy in Yuma! 

 

Staying in Yuma:

 

Dining & Entertainment:

There are plenty of local eateries and dining experiences in Yuma.

 

Museums and Attractions:

 

Shopping:

Yuma has several stores were you can pick up that special something from the Desert Southwest.  Check out our list of members here

 

Recreation:

Yuma offers a variety of recreational activities. Winter visitors come for the sun and golf or enjoy the water activities on the Colorado River. You can get fit at our fitness centers and rest at a local resort.

 

Local Calendars of Events:

 
 

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