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Yuma has a rich history which dates back more than a century, to the days of the "Wild West" where the streets were dusty and the Colorado River flowed untamed. Whether you're a history buff or have a curious interest in how Yuma became the Gateway of the Great Southwest, we've got a list to help you get to some of the area's top attractions ...
Contrary to popular belief, the wild west days of Arizona's yesteryear were not filled with just gunslingers, cowboys and horse thieves. There were many wonderful men and women who helped shape their place in Arizona's history, such as restaurant proprietors, seamstresses, hotel owners, grocers and, yes, even undertakers.
Expedia.com and Visit Yuma partnered up to reveal some unique activities to do near Yuma.
When the night falls over the Sunniest City on Earth, ghouls and goblins come out in search of thrills and treats each and every Halloween! This year, many local attractions and organizations are hosting family-friendly and some adult-oriented events which are sure to provide blood-curdling excitement ...
The ever-popular Jazz Nights at Julieanna's Patio Cafe is back with a splendid mix of great tasting food and smooth jazz sounds in an incredible outdoor setting. Steven Hennig of Yuma Jazz provides a preview of what to expect this season ...
Yuma's peak tourism season is right around the corner and Yuma 101 provides area businesses with the tools to help meet customers' needs for friendly service while being knowledgeable about the area and encouraging travelers to keep coming back. Guest speaker Liz M. Lopez provides a look at what she will be presenting at this year's Fall Session on October 25 at Yuma Civic Center.
During its Annual Breakfast Meeting, Yuma Visitors Bureau presented an award to recognize the tourism efforts of one local organization whose mission has been to preserve and present the history of Yuma for generations to come.
If you are still planning your holiday getaway — or a resident preparing for a staycation — we've put together our list of ten reasons why Yuma is a great place to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend, with plenty of fun for everyone!
With more sunshine than any other city on Earth, it should come as no surprise that Yuma warms up nicely in the spring and summer months. Here are some refreshing and adrenaline-filled ways to keep your cool in Yuma, even when the heat is on!
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