Yuma Crossing Bridges

Two bridges, one for autos and one for trains, cross the Colorado River at Yuma Crossing.

As far a we can tell, without the Colorado River, there would be no Yuma, Az. However, because Yuma has abundant water from the River, this Southwest Arizona City has an abundance of attractions for locals and snowbirds alike.

Moreover, we at Southern Arizona Guide recently discovered that Yuma is in Southern Arizona. So, on our return from Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point) the last week of 2016, we stopped in Yuma to find out what it’s all about. We spent a delightful evening and morning exploring, but there is so much to see and do in Yuma that we want to return soon … hopefully during one of their many annual festivals.

Where To Stay In Yuma

For our one night, we stayed at the Historic Coronado Motor Hotel. Quite comfortable. Our room had a full kitchen. The nightly rate included an excellent full breakfast at Yuma Landing Bar & Grill just down the street. Both are owned by John & Yvonne Peach. As they have a museum collection, I’m looking forward to talking with them when we return.

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