Tourist News, Observations and Insights of Sonora, Mexico

The state of Sonora covers a large area of land and has a marvelous variety of natural beauty, history, culture, culinary delights, activities and experiences to enjoy. I love exploring Sonora, meeting its people, capturing moments in photographs and learning about all the state has to offer.

But Sonora is not Disneyland. Although we have personally never felt threatened there, I understand that any tourist locale has its inherent risks, and Sonora is no exception.

So this page is where we will post news and information of interest to tourists, including travel advisories, as well as images of this marvelous place and its people.

And we invite you to participate with your comments, and share information, experiences and images from your Sonoran travels. I want this to be a place where travelers and those interested in traveling can get a clear picture of the current environment south of the border, fun places to visit, unique experiences and any other information that may have an impact on Sonoran travel.

Thanks for visiting this page, please come back and visit us often! And if you have Sonora tourism-related experiences or insights to share, please contact us.

Explore Sonora News, Insights and Observations

November 2017 Events in Sonora, Mexico

November 2017 Events in Sonora November 2017 Events in Sonora, Mexico Happenings and events in the state of Sonora, Mexico for the month of November, 2017. November begins with the traditional remembrance days of All Saints Day and Dia de Muertos. It is also the month...

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October 2017 Events in Sonora, Mexico

October 2017 Events in Sonora October 2017 Events in Sonora, Mexico October 2017 happenings and events in the state of Sonora, Mexico. October is the month when the climate of Sonora transitions from hot summer temperatures to a more moderate fall season. Festival de...

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Day of the Dead 2017 in Sonora, Mexico

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Sonora Butterfly Refuge Restoration Project

The Creadora de las Mariposas Cuatro Espejos is a butterfly conservatory, education center and cultural resource in the Mayo pueblo of El Júpare, Huatabampo, Sonora. Read more about the Creadora de las Mariposas Cuatro Espejos. Four Mirrors (Rothschildia Orizaba)...

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Restoring a Butterfly Conservatory and Community Resource

Creadora de las Mariposas Cuatro Espejos This butterfly refuge and conservatory, "creator of four-mirrors butterflies," is an important community resource for the indigenous Mayo residents of El Júpare, Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico.The Creadora de las Mariposas Cuatro...

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Hotel Suites Kino in Hermosillo

Hotel Suites Kino Hermosillo Calle Pino Suárez 151 Colonia Centro Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico 83000 +52 (662) 213-3131 <script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><!--...

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U.S. State Department Issues 2017 Mexico Travel Warning

More of the same generalizations, with some contradictions thrown in Just in time for the fall 2017 tourism season, the U.S. Department of State has issued its routine Mexico Travel Warning, a reminder that traveling to Mexico is not the same as traveling...

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Hotel Navojoa Plaza

Hotel Plaza Navojoa Calle General Otero Norte 802 Colonia Reforma Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico 85830 +52 (642) 425-9990 The Hotel Plaza Navojoa is conveniently located on the corner of Calle General Pesquiera (Mexico highway 15) and Calle General...

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Etchojoa Casa de la Cultura Museum

Leonardo Valdez Esquer loved Mexican history and culture. He collected thousands of items from all parts of Mexico, and when he died in 2014 he left behind an impressive collection of artifacts from indigenous cultures and life in Mexico. The Museo Casa de la Cultura...

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