Destination Yuma, Arizona

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Located along the lower Colorado River in southwest Arizona, Yuma borders Mexico and is halfway between Tucson and San Diego. It’s a historic, cultural and outdoor adventure destination with attractions that include the Colorado River, Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Yuma Territorial Prison, Colorado River State Park (formerly the Quartermaster Depot), Yuma Art Center & Historic Yuma Theatre, and a charming historic downtown district that bustles with an eclectic array of shops and restaurants. Yuma is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the ‘Sunniest Place on Earth’, making it a popular destination for sun-seekers, especially during the fall and winter months.

BIG BLEND RADIO INTERVIEW: On this episode, Lowell Perry J., Executive Director of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, talks about Summer in Yuma and gives an update on the attractions and activities within the Yuma Crossing NHA. Listen to the podcast on,,, or hear the whole show on




JIGSAW PUZZLE: Listen to our Big Blend Radio ‘Destination Yuma show, while piecing together this online jigsaw puzzle of Fall in Yuma’s East Wetlands. Use the full screen icon to make it easier. Use your mouse roller or arrow keys to rotate the puzzle pieces and click and drag to put the pieces in place. Use the Image Icon to see the picture and the Ghost Icon to set your workspace.


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