Introduction to San Luis, Arizona
San Luis History
The city of San Luis was established in 1930, the same year that a border crossing station was established in the area. This was constructed mainly to serve as a U.S. port of entry into Mexico. San Luis now comprises an important agricultural, industrial and commercial area.
San Luis and nearby Attractions
- Yuma Crossing State Historic Park
- Fort Yuma
- Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
- Friendship Park
Things To Do In San Luis
While in San Luis, one can visit the Quechan Tribal Museum, Fort Yuma and the Sanguinettie House Museum & Garden. The Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park is the site where over 3,000 inmates once lived in rock and adobe cells. Friendship Park, in the city of San Luis, offers popular recreational facilities for both adults and children.
San Luis Transportation
Yuma International Airport is the nearest major airport.
San Luis Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are provided by Arizona Western College and the Imperial Valley College.