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Yuma
Once a busy river port sending military supplies shipped from California to forts and camps in the Southwest to fight the Apache wars, today Yuma is a winter retreat for thousands of visitors craving its warm, dry and sunny climate. With warm weather comes golf, and the city has several excellent courses. Bird watchers will enjoy the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, which is rich in migratory bird life and also offers hiking, fishing and boating facilities. For a step back in time to the days of frontier justice, visit the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, whose prison dates back to 1876, or the Yuma Crossing State Historic Park, for a walk through restored historic buildings. If these sites whet your... more Once a busy river port sending military supplies shipped from California to forts and camps in the Southwest to fight the Apache wars, today Yuma is a winter retreat for thousands of visitors craving its warm, dry and sunny climate. With warm weather comes golf, and the city has several excellent courses. Bird watchers will enjoy the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, which is rich in migratory bird life and also offers hiking, fishing and boating facilities. For a step back in time to the days of frontier justice, visit the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, whose prison dates back to 1876, or the Yuma Crossing State Historic Park, for a walk through restored historic buildings. If these sites whet your appetite for more pioneer lore, check out the Century House Museum, which is chock full of pioneer artifacts and exhibits. And, speaking of appetite, be sure to stop for burgers and fries at Lutes Casino, Arizona's oldest pool hall, where old movie memorabilia graces the walls. less

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Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
Owner description: Only remnants remain of this historic prison built in 1876, where you can see photographs of some of the prisoners who served time here over its 33 years of operation and get a... more Owner description: Only remnants remain of this historic prison built in 1876, where you can see photographs of some of the prisoners who served time here over its 33 years of operation and get a feel for frontier justice. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; State Parks; History Museums
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Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town
Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town
Owner description: "What you will see here is a remanant town which stood larger than Yuma in 1878. Her weather beaten buildings remain great day trip in the lower colorado riverin an area little... more Owner description: "What you will see here is a remanant town which stood larger than Yuma in 1878. Her weather beaten buildings remain great day trip in the lower colorado riverin an area little changed from the 1800's. The mills stand silent, housing original boiler, stamp mill, and elevator, as if tomorrow they will awaken to the thunderous roar of steel crushing rock. The boardwalks still creak, the church bell rings out, the five saloons just await the story of their last shootout. Over 50 building in 3 areas are now open, with more history being added. April 15 through September you will need to call for hours. October 15th through April 15th we are open 7 days a week. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
Martha's Gardens Medjool Date Farm
Martha's Gardens Medjool Date Farm
Attraction type: Farms
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Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park
Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park
Owner description: Once a major military supply point, this site contains the quartermaster depot and officers' quarters as well as restored historic buildings commemorating five centuries of... more Owner description: Once a major military supply point, this site contains the quartermaster depot and officers' quarters as well as restored historic buildings commemorating five centuries of transportation across the Colorado River. less
Attraction type: State Parks; Historic Sites
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Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area
Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

DA Boyz Pizza & Pasta
DA Boyz Pizza & Pasta
Ranked #1 of 236 Restaurants in Yuma
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse
Ranked #2 of 236 Restaurants in Yuma
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
River City Grill
River City Grill
Ranked #3 of 236 Restaurants in Yuma
Price: $11 - $35
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lutes Casino
Lutes Casino
Ranked #4 of 236 Restaurants in Yuma
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Bar
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
In N Out Burger Yuma Az
In N Out Burger Yuma Az
Ranked #5 of 236 Restaurants in Yuma
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Suni Sands RV Resort
Suni Sands RV Resort
$25 - $75
Ranked #2 of 28 Specialty Lodging in Yuma
Cactus Gardens RV Resort
Cactus Gardens RV Resort
$25 - $75
Ranked #3 of 28 Specialty Lodging in Yuma
Mesa Verde RV Resort
Mesa Verde RV Resort
$25 - $75
Ranked #8 of 28 Specialty Lodging in Yuma

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Best Western InnSuites Yuma Mall Hotel & Suites
3.0 of 5
Best Western InnSuites Yuma Mall Hotel & Suites
$69 - $334
Ranked #4 of 36 Hotels in Yuma
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La Fuente Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
La Fuente Inn & Suites
$59 - $102
Ranked #6 of 36 Hotels in Yuma
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Wingate by Wyndham Yuma
2.5 of 5
Wingate by Wyndham Yuma
$64 - $120
Ranked #7 of 36 Hotels in Yuma
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