Visitors


  • Kayak Colorado River
    Enjoy the beautiful Colorado River with a day of kayaking, canoeing or swimming.
  • Downtown Yuma
    Historic Downtown Yuma has unique shops, restaurants and a lively night life.
  • Territorial Prison
    The Territorial Prison is a great place to visit while you are in Yuma.
  • Golf Course
    The 'Sunniest Place on Earth' is home to many beautiful golf courses.
  • Balloon Glow
    The annual Balloon Glow is just one of many events that take place in Yuma throughout the year.

Welcome to the Gateway of the Great Southwest!

The City of Yuma is a beautiful city nestled right in the southwest corner of Arizona, bordering California and Mexico.  Home to almost 100,000 residents, our population nearly doubles during the winter season.  

Learn more about our welcoming community, facilities, transportation and more. 

 
 
Places to Visit & Things to Do

Territorial Prison

Come experience this fascinating piece of Arizona history. The park offers a museum with exhibits, a gift shop, video presentation, and picnic area.

Quartermaster Depot

Learn about Yuma's military history, the Colorado River, and more.  The park offers a visitor center, exhibits, gift shop, picnic areas, and group use areas.

Enjoy the Colorado River

Experience 'America's Nile' by canoe, paddle board, kayak or jump right in...the water is perfect! 

Yuma Art Center & Historic Yuma Theatre

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Yuma, the Art Center and Theatre offer a wide variety of special events for all ages and feature four art galleries, classrooms, artist studios, and a gift shop. 

Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens
The Sanguinetti House Museum is in an 1870’s adobe building that was the home of merchant E. F. Sanguinetti, a pioneering Yuma business man.  

Historic Downtown Yuma
Where Yuma's past and present come together.  Visit local boutique shops, restaurants, wineries, breweries, and more.

Visit Mexico
Yuma is close to three ports of entry to Mexico.  The Yuma Visitor's Bureau offers great tips to plan your next trip across the border!
Learn More

Yuma Visitor's Bureau

VisitYuma.com is a great place to learn more about visiting the Yuma area.  Sign up for their newsletters to receive the latest news.

The Story of Yuma
Learn more about the history behind Yuma's rise from river port to bustling city.

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area

Dedicated to conserving, enhancing, and interpreting the natural and cultural resources of the community through collaboration and partnerships.

Yuma International Airport

Visitors to our Airport will find two commercial airlines, four automobile rental agencies, a restaurant and lounge, a game room in addition to several relaxing areas throughout the terminal.

Yuma County Area Transit

Yuma's public transportation system can take you throughout Yuma County and into Winterhaven and El Centro, CA.

City of Yuma Parks & Recreation

Sign up for a class or visit one of our beautiful parks during your next stay in Yuma.

Yuma Event Calendar
Search through a calendar of events happening throughout Yuma County.