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Desert Belle Sightseeing Cruise on Saguaro Lake
"Prepare to see some of Arizona’s most iconic plants and wildlife from the comfort of the Desert Belle a restored 1964 cruise ship. Board the vessel at the Saguaro Lake Marina and stake out a prime viewing spot inside the air-conditioned cabin or beneath the upper deck’s shaded canopy for this 90-minute ride. Be sure you have your camera ready when the sh and snap away at the first awe-inspiring view of the rust-colored mountains.Beautiful Saguaro Lake is nestled in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest 20 miles (32 km) outside of Mesa. Named after the saguaro cacti that surround the lake it has 22 miles (35 km) of picturesque shoreline expansive views and indigenous flora and fauna. Enjoy the sights of Arizona’s dramatic desert and soaring canyons formed by millions of years of geological forces. Spot cacti mesquite and prickly pear plants sprinkled throughout the landscape. Looks for coyotes
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Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bike Adventure
"The Earthquake Canyon Express – Riders are treated to a geologic extravaganza on this 20 mile tour that descends through the heart of the San Andreas Fault zone on a paved road to the heart of grape country near Mecca. There are no cross roads no turns and very little traffic which makes this a relaxing sightseeing adventure. Riders will see the stark beauty of the desert as they descend a total of 1200 feet over the route.The course takes riders from the transition zone between the Colorado an winds its way through the narrow canyon walls of Box Canyon and finishes with spectacular views of the Salton Sea Mt. San Jacinto the All-American Canal and the agriculture of the eastern Coachella Valley. The tour finishes with a visit to the Oasis Date Gardens for a date shake and restroom break."
From $105.00
 
Joshua Tree National Park Van Tour
"Take a trip to the unique and pristine desert wonderland of this local national park. In the comfort of a 15-passenger van or enclosed SUV guests will see firsthand the contrast between the Colorado and Mojave Deserts while enjoying a running narration f unique vegetation mining history and wild west stories make this tour a must-see for the Palm Springs visitor. The tour includes stops at the Park Visitor Center for souvenirs Hidden Valley and Keys View for optional nature walks. Tour price includes water snacks entry fee to the park and pickup and drop-off from Palm Desert or select local resorts."""
From $119.00

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CLOSED?

The life in the south starts later, am I wrong?Yuma Visitor Center was opened from 9am to 5pm Mon-Sat, closed on Sunday - summer hours, hmm... is April a summer month in Yuma? I was just after 8am...
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Watch what you eat

It's a hot area so watch what you eat. I had an ice chest (a cooler) with ice cubes and some food in my car. Be sure your food is fresh and well stored before you taste it. If not... look at my...
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Changing prices

Looking for info on Yuma in internet I found uaually different prices (on accommodations, entrance fees etc.) than later in Yuma.It seems that prices are fixed but often changing there. Hmm... if you...
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Taking pictures is difficult there!

It is not so easy to take a good picture in sunny day (are they others?) in Yuma. First of all there are BIG contrasts between sun-lighted areas and shadows, additionaly many walls/buildings are...
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For Japanese tourists exclusively?

Enlarge my picture, please to read the warning above the passage in the wall of Yuma Territorial Prison: CAUTION! LOW EXIT! Is it something special for Japanese tourists? Oopss... they are not always...
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They close early

Pay attention to opening hours you are going to visit - they closes early (at least for me), many hours before sunset.The Yuma Territorial Prison Historic Park closes at 5pm, isn't it too early? Don't...
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Dangerous insects and reptiles

I found this warning table (CAUTION: dangerous insects and reptiles inhabit the area) just by trail to Colorado River (Prisoner's Pass loop trail - 2100 ft) and Cemetery of Yuma Territorial Prison...
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Prices in commercials

Whenever you read prices on big commercials located by your highway/street read them carefully. Pay attention to smaller letters especially. They used to read the lowest possible price, often not for...
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This sign warns of snakes and...

This sign warns of snakes and scorpions on the nature trail. There is a trail that goes from the old prison on top of the hill down to the river. We hiked down there and saw a few doves and lizzards....
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1600 East 16th Street, Yuma, Arizona, 85365, United States
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1501 S. Redondo Center Drive, Yuma, Arizona, 85365, United States
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310 N Madison Ave, Yuma, Arizona, 85364, United States
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1513 East 16th Street, Yuma, Arizona, 85365, United States
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1760 Sunridge Drive, Yuma, Arizona, 85364, United States
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1550 S Castle Dome Rd, Yuma, Arizona, 85365, United States
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Top Things to Do in Yuma

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Yuma Territorial Prison Visitor's Center

Long closed as a functional centre of incarceration, this is Yuma Territorial Prison (1875) , not a state prison - Arizona territory did not become a state until 1912, the last of the contiguous 48...
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Basaic

"Visit Historic Yuma"
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matcrazy1

"History, desert, heat and Indians!"
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bilgeez

"Yuma In the Great Southwest"
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Paisleypaul

"Yuma on the border"
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spartan

"It's Hot Here!!!"
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