Sierra Vista: Hummingbird Capital of the U.S.
Sierra Vista, one of the top bird watching places on earth, is nicknamed the Hummingbird Capital of the United States™. Annually, 15 species of hummingbirds and more than 300 other bird species visit nearby canyons, forests, and riverbanks.
Sierra Vista is also Cochise County’s largest city and home to an array of historical, commercial, and natural experiences. In addition to the stunning natural beauty all around Sierra Vista, the city also offers exciting attractions for adventure seekers and history lovers, such as the Arizona Folklore Preserve, Carr House Visitor Center, and COVE Aquatic Center.
Explore Sierra Vista for soaring mountain peaks under extraordinary skies, rich history, and room to roam. With 275 days of sunshine and a temperate climate, Sierra Vista is a year ’round destination for outdoor adventure, authentic history, and global cuisine.
SIERRA VISTA: HUMMINGBIRD CAPITAL OF THE U.S.
With a 360-degree mountain view and temperate four-season climate, Sierra Vista embraces visitors with its outdoor exploration, international cuisine, and world-class birding. Sierra Vista is geared for adventure. There is hiking, mountain biking, and cycling just steps away from your hotel room door.
The city is a melting pot of cuisines, from mom and pops to white tablecloth dining establishments to independent restaurants serving authentic dishes from around the world.
Gorgeous sunsets place the sky ablaze with a rainbow of colors, and the dark nights are star-studded adventures for amateur astronomers. The city is home to many amateur observatories, plus Patterson Observatory at University of Arizona South campus, which offers public viewing days.
Looking for more information on Sierra Vista? Check out the resources below.
|1||The Sierra Vista Visitor Center is a great starting point to learn about all of the area attractions.||Visit|
|2||Visit the City of Sierra Vista website for information on city services, departments, economic development opportunities, and more.||Visit|
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