Retire to Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista, Arizona

Highlights of Retiring to Sierra Vista

Weather year round is temperate.   No “Arizona Heat” in the summer months with an average maximum temperature of 75 degrees and the average minimum of 50 degrees.  Sounds terrific right?  Well, there are many more reasons besides the weather to move here.

Military based small town with friendly living atmosphere. Fort Huachuca is a sophisticated military installation and is known for working well with Sierra Vista on social, cultural, and economic affairs.

Affordable and attractive area with many destinations close by such as:  Tombstone and Sonoita (old west themes), Bisbee (mining), Tucson (gambling, shopping, concerts, airport), Fort Huachuca (museums), Wilcox and Elgin (vineyards), Rocky point, Mexico (Beaches, good food and shopping), Phoenix (sporting and music venues), Arizona State Parks (Kartchner Caverns) Link to Arizona state parks


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Additional Highlights of Retiring in Sierra Vista


Sierra Vista is Dark Sky compliant and known for its astronomy community. One of our local universities, University of Arizona South has a telescope at the Patterson Observatory with free viewing once a month. There are local star parties on a regular basis. Local education: University of Arizona South, Cochise Community College and Waylan Baptist University are just a few of the many choices.

Residential living styles of site-built houses include gated communities, non-gated communities with pools and community centres, residential neighbourhoods, and rural country custom home living with endless mountain views. On a clear day, you can see Mount Graham which is 90 miles away.

Dining consists of mom and pop owned restaurants of many cultures and styles to major known national food chains such as Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse and the Outback Steakhouse.

Sierra Vista is a melting pot of cultures, high in diversity and one of the best Arizona retirement destinations you never heard of with breathtaking images in every direction.

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