Learn, Live and Play Here
The Yuma region is situated along the Colorado River in the southwestern corner of Arizona, bordering Mexico and California. Just two and a half to five hours driving time from Phoenix, San Diego, and Las Vegas, Yuma is convenient to beaches, shopping, and out door activities.
Mild winters and temperature summers make outdoor recreation a year-round adventure. Rugged mountains, beautiful deserts, and the lush Colorado River area are perfect backdrops for your favorite activities:
The region also offers rich historical and cultural opportunities:
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Caballeros de Yuma
Find out about some of Yuma's largest annual events
Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma
Find out about one of the largest and most influential military bases in the United States.