City of Sierra Vista
1011 N. Coronado Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Sierra Vista, nestled against the Huachuca Mountains, is a hub for some of the best historic sites, wildlife viewing, and outdoor adventure in Arizona. With an average year-round temperature of 74 degrees, Sierra Vista is a delightful getaway from hot summers and icy winters.
Meander through ghost towns, homesteads and ancient settlements, where mammoth thundered, Buffalo Soldiers rode, miners dug, Apache hunted, and lawmen and outlaws tangled. Enjoy a hike along the gently flowing San Pedro River or hike through five ecosystems as you climb the sky islands of the Huachuca Mountains.
Home to Fort Huachuca, a national historic landmark and active U.S. Army installation, Sierra Vista is a multicultural melting pot and boasts nearly 25 international eateries with fare from around the globe.
Explore Sierra Vista, where the spirit of the Old West thrives amid a twenty-first century community.
Top 10 Things to Do in Sierra Vista
- Explore the military history of the Old West at Fort Huachuca, a National Historic Landmark and active military post. See museums honoring the famed 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, one of the Army's elite black cavalry corps, military intelligence and espionage, and life at a frontier post.
- Enjoy local vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms.
- Add to your birding "life list". Tropical species like hummingbirds, trogans, warblers and flycatchers alongside magnificent raptors, shorebirds, tanagers and others frequent the canyons, playas, and riparian areas near Sierra Vista.
- Visit Our Lady of the Sierras Shrine, a 75-foot high Celtic cross high in the Huachuca Mountains. This chapel offers a place to relax and reflect alongside a spectacular view of the valley.
- Walk where mammoth walked at Murray Springs Clovis Site, created by nomadic hunters 13,000 years ago.
- Visit Fairbank, a real "ghost town" where famed lawman Jeff Milton thwarted a Wells Fargo train heist in early 1900.
- Explore Coronado Cave, rumored to have been a hideout for Geronimo as he eluded U.S. Army troops in the late 1800s.
- Commune with nature at the Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, world renowned for its outstanding beauty and diversity in this sky island canyon.
- Hike sky island trails, ride paved multi-use paths throughout the City, or wander through the San Pedro National Riparian Conservation Area. Find the level that's right for you from the hundreds of miles of trails and terrain in and around Sierra Vista.
- Experience a world of international cuisine, from Germany to Italy, Vietnam to Korea, Mexico to China, and stops in between.