Yuma RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Yuma, Arizona

This multicultural destination is one of the most popular picks for snowbirders.

Yuma's balloon festival is one thing everyone should see at least once.

Trip planner: Everything you need to know before RVing or camping in Yuma, AZ

Information on camping in Yuma, AZ, including tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV campgrounds and more.
A gorgeous, colourful sunset is seen from Palm Creek in Arizona.

Snowbirding is all sun and fun in Arizona and Texas

You can spend the whole winter in one resort, or be adventurous and embark on inspiring day trips during your stay!

Historic downtown Yuma is one great place to check out.

Exploring Yuma on foot

Put on your walking shoes, and take in some of the historical and natural attractions around Yuma.

Azziza the camel looking down her nose at the camera

If you’ve never been lovingly slimed by a 1,200-pound camel, you are truly missing out

The Camel Farm in Yuma, Arizona, takes you on a journey outside of the U.S. to the sun-scorched Sahara desert where visitors befriend camels, zedonks, coatimundis, water buffalo and other exotic animals. 

by Jena Jones
The mountain peaks in Kofa National Wildlife Refuge overlook the historic mining city of Castle Dome.

Castle Dome Mines Museum is a fascinating day trip from Yuma

The Castle Dome Mines Museum is a stimulating lesson in mining life in the 1860s, complete with an authentic mining town and walking trails

by Jena Jones

All Our Parks opens a new resort in Yuma, Arizona

With Carefree Village Resort scheduled to open in November 2014, All Our Parks is offering special rates for those who reserve sites in advance.

by Kimberly Schoenberger
Lutes Casino has a bar, eclectic decor and fairly lights on the roof.

Take a local look at Yuma

Steve and Kate Cook have lots of suggestions for visiting Yuma, Arizona, a city they've called home since discovering it on an RV trip.

Wheat fields just north of Yuma.

A photo tour of Yuma

Photographer Bill Butler shows us his photos of Yuma culture and shares his thoughts on how you can capture similar shots for yourself.

by Jackie Dishner
Antique tractor pull at the Wellton Tractor Rodeo.

Old-time farm equipment features in Wellton’s tractor rodeo

Who says you need a bull to make a rodeo? In Wellton, Arizona, all you need is a tractor.

by Jackie Dishner
Yuma balloon festival

The very best of Yuma

Naturally stunning surroundings and some unique attractions make Yuma a top snowbird destination.

Canadian and American flags in the Valley of Names near Yuma, Arizona

Yuma rocks

The Valley of Names provides the ultimate way to write your name in the sand.

by Jackie Dishner
Sitting senior couple raise glasses of wine in a toast

Wine as an event

Wine tasting evenings, wine and food pairing training, custom batches and custom labels all are part of the experience at Yuma’s Main Squeeze.

close up of dates

Agritourism at its finest with Medjool farm tours in Yuma

Explore the farms where Medjools grow in Arizona with fun and delicious agricultural tours.

by Kimberly Schoenberger
A photo of Tina of Tina's Cocina, cooking.

Hands-on agritourism in Yuma

Enjoy Yuma’s agricultural industry by taking a farm tour or a heritage cooking class incorporating locally grown ingredients.

Senior couple on a hiking trail among cliffs
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Take a hike

 Ina and Allan Mellor, full-time RVers and wholehearted hikers, especially like exploring the terrain of the southwestern United States.

Children pretending to be locked into an old prison

Yuma is not just for snowbirds

Adult members of the family can choose to participate or simply observe as their children canoe or fish the Colorado River, splash about at the water park, and tour a former prison in Yuma, Arizona.

Photo of an older couple sitting on the couch together.
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Flying south for the winter

Like the flock of Canada geese that were honking in the background during my interview, Pete and Jan Naccarato were preparing to head south for the winter. 

RV-friendly businesses near Yuma