Is It Safe to Travel in Sonora?

This has been one of our most-visited pages since we first published it in 2010. It was last updated in 2014, so we are doing a rewrite along with the site redesign, which will be published in a few days.

Sonora is a marvelous place to visit and explore, but like other places it can be a dangerous. However, if you follow a few common-sense precautions, you will be very safe as you spend time here.