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Visiting Sierra Vista

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 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.

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* If you would like to visit Fort Huachuca, please remember that the Fort is an active military installation and specific entrance requirements are enforced. U.S. citizens without a valid Department of Defense credential will be subject to a background check before receiving a photo ID pass, valid for up to 30 days. Allow 30 minutes to complete the entrance requirements. Current vehicle registration and proof of vehicle insurance may be requested. International visitors must arrange for an approved military escort at least 3 weeks in advance by emailing PIO@nullSierraVistaAZ.gov or calling +1 (520) 429-2167.