The downtown and Plaza Zaragoza reflect the past and the present of the city by combining
its history, architecture, and urban style. In both places, you can find shops, local
festivities, street food vendors, restaurants, bars, markets, as well as historical
The sunsets are characteristic of Hermosillo, they have given it the name of The City of the
Sun, for its beautiful purple, orange, blue, and yellow colors, which are a natural
spectacle that you cannot miss. One of the best places to see this spectacle, as well as a
panoramic view of the city is from the Cerro de la Campana, you can reach the hilltop by
driving or walking, although most people agree that walking is more enjoyable.
Although Hermosillo is not a coastal community and is located in the Sonoran Desert, you
will be surprised to find out that just a few hours away are the beautiful beaches of Puerto
Peñasco (Rocky Point), San Carlos, Kino Bay, and Huatabampo.
You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If
you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange
agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
Top medical specialists in Hermosillo
Dr. Juan F. Serna
Dr. Mario E. Alvarez
Dr. Daniel Rios
Dr. Carlos A. Adame
Dr. José H. Hernández
Hermosillo general information
*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.
Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico
please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Consulate in Hermosillo
141 Monterey Street Col. Esqueda, C.P. 83000 Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Hermosillo is one of the safest cities in Mexico, although we recommend taking the same
normal precautions you would usually take when traveling to a new city.
Arriving by air
Hermosillo International Airport, also known as General Ignacio L. Pesqueira International
Airport, handles domestic and international flights. The airport offers car rental service
and ground transportation, where costs can range from $10 to $30 USD depending on the zone
and type of vehicle (car or van).