The Best Places to Visit in Sierra Vista

With so many fun things to do in Sierra Vista and its surrounding communities, you might have a hard time knowing where to start. To make things easier, here’s a list of some of our favorite local attractions:


The picturesque and historic City of Bisbee sits between the mile-high Mule Mountains. The unusual combination of its artistic community and industrious mining sites has many visitors flocking to see what can only be described as beautifully unique. There's a lot to see and do here and well worth a visit!


One of the most notorious Wild West towns and home to some of the most famous villains in history, Tombstone is a little piece of the past and well preserved. You will definitely feel like you've stepped back in time when you visit!

Fort Huachuca

The Fort Huachuca Museum and the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Museum are housed in historical buildings dating back to the 1800's. Here you will discover the history of the Army in the Southwest, from the Buffalo Soldiers to World War II; not to mention the evolution of surveillance and reconnaissance.

Kartchner Caverns

Discovered in 1974, Kartchner Caverns is a "live" cave made up of spectacular limestone, minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmites reaching up from the ground. Tour guides will unveil this fascinating underground landscape during a memorable 90-minute tour.

San Pedro Reserve

There are at least 40 miles of hiking along the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. The San Pedro River is a free-flowing river, with approximately 350+ species of birds, half of the species of birds found in North America. An interesting fact is that Southeastern Arizona is renowned for being the hummingbird capital. Other prime birding areas are Garden Canyon on Fort Huachuca, Miller and Ash Canyons.

Coronado National Memorial

A popular hiking area is the Coronado National Memorial, with approximately 5000 acres and at its highest on Montezuma Pass, at a staggering 6575 feet! You can see the beautiful sweeping vista of the Mexican border from here. There are certainly lots of things to do and see here, you can even explore the Coronado Cave on the way up! And for those of you that prefer to ride there are 40 miles of mountain bike trails throughout the scenic Coronado National Forest.


Arizona's Wine Country, from Willcox to Sonoita and beyond. Southeastern Arizona's high-desert landscape is ideal for growing high quality grapes. Experience this for yourself and learn about Arizona's 400-year history in wine grape growing. For more information, check out this list of Arizona vineyards.

Golf Mountain View Golf Course

Located at the bottom of the Huachuca mountains on Fort Huachuca, Mountain View golf course is a "must play" for visitors and residents alike. This military course is open to the public! No vehicle or visitor pass is required.

Turquoise Valley

Located in Naco, AZ, Turquoise Valley is the oldest continuously operated golf course in the Grand Canyon State, at least 100 years old and makes for a fun filled day out.