Sonoyta

Sonoyta

Head of the General Plutarco Elías Calles municipality, it is one of the most active and important economic corridors in the State, located on the border between the United States and Mexico, in front of Lukeville, Arizona. Its first settlers were Papagos, hence its name means “trunk where the waters flow.” Founded in 1694, serving as a Jesuit mission called San Marcelo de Sonoitac. Nestled in the Sonoran Desert.

Plutarco Elias Calles Monument

The “Revolution Maximum Chief” has his iron effigy at the exact point where the main roads of the city, Francisco Eusebio Kino and Benemérito de las Américas, converge. It is one of the most representative and beloved points of its inhabitants.

Attractions:The huge colorful letters with the name of the city.

Flower Fair

A deeply rooted celebration filled with joy not only to Sonoyta but also to all those visitors from nearby towns who join in with the customs and traditions of the town. They are carried out the first week of May.

Attractions:Concerts, dances, beauty pageants.

Macro Park of Sonoyta

Functional public space that offers open and closed recreational and cultural areas. It has a park, an auditorium, and a public library. Also, the facilities of the Volunteer Firefighters are located there.

Attractions:Refreshments and snacks nearby.

Excelsior Market

After the sentry box, one of the busiest sectors in the city. Along with the self-service stores, it is the main supply center for its inhabitants and in its surroundings, you’ll find clothing and import stores.

Attractions:Nearby restaurants, tacos, and bars.
City Hall

Average temperature:

73°F

High season:

May

Type of tourism::

Cultural/Crossing point

Distance from HMO:

268 mi (5 hours)

Mobility:

Taxi/Bus