Everything from museums, fine dining restaurants, paint and wine, swap meets, movie theaters, casinos, bowling, local events, and shopping happens in Yuma. If you are wanting to find a particular business or activity contact our front desk and we'll keep you in touch with the best that Yuma has to offer!
Shopping & Restaurants
Toys R' Us, Barnes Noble, Pier One, Sears, Burlington Coat Factory and Apple Bees are just a few places in close proximity to Desert Grove Inn & Suites. On 4th Avenue you will find everything from Grocery Stores to Authentic Mexican food restaurants and carts.
We're less than a 10 minute ride from the Yuma Palms Mall. Located at the northeast corner of 16th Street and Interstate 8, Yuma Palms Regional Center features more than 490,000 square feet of department and specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment, as well as walkways, plazas and gathering areas to invite social interaction.
Marine Corps Air Station
The busiest air station in the Marine Corps, MCAS Yuma supports 80 percent of the Corps' air-to-ground aviation training because of its access to 2.8 million acres of training ranges and superb flying weather. Each year, approximately 100 aviation units deploy here for training, bringing about 14,000 personnel and 600 aircraft to Yuma for periods lasting from a few days to seven weeks. MCAS Yuma also is the only joint-use air station in the Marine Corps, sharing facilities with Yuma International Airport. MCAS maintains the airport's runways and taxiways, and provides air traffic control, security and emergency services for both "sides" of the airport. The annual Yuma Air Show at the air station is one of the community's most popular events. See www.yumaairshow.com for updated info on show date, features.
Desert Hills Golf Course is the premier golfing facility in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California. The course features 6,800 yards of challenging topography and scenic views with an interesting mix of vegetation. Desert Hills is a par 72 championship course that serves the region and is conveniently located near some other great golf destinations, Phoenix, Palm Springs, and San Diego for those interested in scheduling a golfing tour. The course is maintained at a top-notch level and has been the site of several professional events including the Ben Hogan and Nike Tour Events. PGA Tour stars like Tom Lehman, John Daly, Paul Goydos and Chris DiMarco all played golf at Desert Hills. Rolling hills, palm trees, and big greens makes this the favorite golf course in the local area. Desert Hills Golf Course has been voted Yuma's Best Golf Course 14 of the last 15 years.
Cocopah Speedway & Casino
See the races! The Cocopah Speedway is a fast semi banked three-eighths mile dirt/clay oval. Cocopah Speedway has a large 3700 seat capacity grand stand area with great views of the entire race track. Speedwayconcessions, large pit area, plenty of spectator parking and one the most scenic settings in all of dirt tracks can be found at the facility.
The Cocopah Casino features over 500 slots, blackjack tables, bingo, players club, sports bar & restaurants.
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
At Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chamber of Arizona Territory’s first prison. Now a museum, the building houses photographs and colorful exhibits of those who once “involuntarily” stayed there and the prison life they had to endure.
Despite an infamous reputation, written evidence indicates that the prison was humanely administered, and was a model institution for its time. The park offers a museum with exhibits, a gift shop, video presentation, picnic area, and restrooms.