Blythe Municipal Golf Course
3480 Quail Run Rd, Blythe, CA
Cibola National Wildlife Refuge – 40 miles south
Gunny’s RV Park and Military Museum
735 West Ocotillo Ln, Quartzsite, AZ
Open 9am – 5pm.
Hi Jolly Monument
465 N. Plymouth Ave., Quartzsite, AZ
GPS: N33 39.51, W114 14.08
Monument dedicated to one of the camel drivers of the Army’s great camel corps experiment. There is also a geocache here. For more info on the surrounding cemetery, click here.
Imperial National Wildlife Refuge – 50 miles south
Imperial Sand Dunes
If you are an off-road enthusiast, this is the place to go with your ATV or dune buggy!
Hwy 95 north of Blythe, CA 15 miles
Gigantic figures drawn into the ground by the ancients.
Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree Park Exit off I10 about 21 miles east of Indio, CA.
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge – 5 miles south on Hwy 95
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Besides the bridge which has shops and restaurants, there is also a local hot air balloon festival and a pyrotechnics show from the local pyrotechnics school.
Los Algadones, Mexico
7 miles south of Yuma, AZ off US 8
Excellent place to shop for inexpensive eyeglasses, dental work, pharmaceuticals, purses, etc.
Naked Bookstore Owner – Readers Oasis Books
690 E Main St., Quartzsite, AZ
Paul Winer, once an adult entertainer, chooses not to wear clothes while selling his books though his privates are covered. He is also an excellent musical artist who puts on sold out shows (with clothes) for the winter guests.
161 W. Main St., Quartzsite AZ
Original stage station and mining equipment. They have field trips to various places on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from November to March. Open Wed. through Sun. 10am – 4pm November through March. Parking in back. Admission free. Donations accepted. 928-927-6159
Quartzsite Town Park
Near the intersection of E Senter St & N Plymouth, Quartzsite, AZ
The park has many activities such as a free disc golf course, a fitness course, RC model plane flying, a memorial garden, picnic tables and pavilions, playgrounds, ballfields, etc.
Main St. East from Niland, CA
A place to camp free with no utilities among long-term and winter snowbirds. People from all walks of life and circumstances go there and have a good time together. Salvation Mountain there is interesting to see and climb. There is also a hot spring nearby for relaxing.
Yuma Proving Grounds
30 miles northeast of Yuma on Hwy95
Nice outdoor display of military tanks and rockets.
Yuma Territorial Prison
1 Prison Hill Road Yuma, AZ
Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm until May 31, 2013. From June 1 – September 30, the park will be open 9 am to 5 pm, but will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Experience the west through one of its most famous prisons. Excellent museum there with plenty to see and access to cells.