Rio Rico Arizona Hotel
Rio Rico Arizona Hotel Reservation
Rio Rico Arizona Hotel

Welcome to the Southern Heart of the Old West in Arizona

To experience the Old West in style, look no further than Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico, a resort offering a convenient stay for people in search of the true southern Arizona heart of the Old West. An area through which many famous conquistadors traveled - including Geronimo, Pancho Villa and Billy the Kid - the story of the Old West has been preserved through its towns, cities and sites and is a must-see for Old West enthusiasts.

Also, be sure to check out our Old West Package!
Old West at Arizona

  • Mission San Xavier del Baca


    1950 W. San Xavier Road, Tucson, AZ 85746
    520-294-2624 | www.sanxaviermission.org
    This Tucson based Spanish Catholic mission is run by Franciscans. The unique and historic architecture make this one of the most beautiful missions in the entire US.
  • Tubac, Arizona


    Tubac Chamber of Commerce | 520-398-2704 | www.tubacaz.com
    Tubac is a famous artist colony home to art galleries, restaurants, boutique shops, performing arts and other multicultural activities and events.
  • Tumacácori National Historical Park


    1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacácori, AZ 85640
    520-398-2341 |www.nps.gov/tuma
    The Tumacácori National Historical Parks contains the ruins of the 1800s Spanish Franciscan mission of San Jose de Tumacácori. There is a visitor center located in the historic park.
  • Tombstone, Arizona


    520-457-3884 | www.cityoftombstone.com
    Also known as "The Town Too Tough To Die", Tombstone, Arizona is the quintessential picture of a small, oldwestern town. A great town for a day trip with a myriad of activities ranging from gun shows to photo parlors.
  • Bisbee, Arizona


    Bisbee Chamber of Commerce | 520-432-5421 | www.bisbeearizona.com
    Bisbee, just two hours East of Rio Rico, is settled on the base of the Mule Mountains. Famous for being one of the most profitable mine towns in the country, Bisbee is now a town dedicated to preserving Old West charm and culture.
  • Bisbee, Arizona


    Bisbee Chamber of Commerce | 520-432-5421 | www.bisbeearizona.com
    Bisbee, just two hours East of Rio Rico, is settled on the base of the Mule Mountains. Famous for being one of the most profitable mine towns in the country, Bisbee is now a town dedicated to preserving Old West charm and culture.
  • Bisbee, Arizona


    Bisbee Chamber of Commerce | 520-432-5421 | www.bisbeearizona.com
    Bisbee, just two hours East of Rio Rico, is settled on the base of the Mule Mountains. Famous for being one of the most profitable mine towns in the country, Bisbee is now a town dedicated to preserving Old West charm and culture.
  • Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail


    Tubac Presidio State Historic Park |510-817-1438 | www.nps.gov/juba
    Beginning in Southern Arizona an expanding over 1,200 miles to Northern California, The Anza Trail gives visitors a glimpse into the rich Southwestern history of famous explorer, Juan Bautista de
    Anza II.
  • Avalon Organic Gardens, Farm


    2074 Pendleton Drive, Tumacacori, AZ 85640 | 520-603-9932 | www.avalongardens.org
    The 165-acre property is a majestic landmark and a non-profit farm that generates a variety of fresh produce for the community.
  • Patagonia Lake State Park


    400 Patagonia Lake Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624 | 520-287-6965 | www.pr.state.az.us/parks/PALA
    The park offers great hiking trails and a lake where visitors can rent or even bring their own canoe to enjoy a day out on the water. Reservations are required to stay at the camp grounds, so make sure to call ahead.
  • Patagonia Lake State Park


    400 Patagonia Lake Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624 | 520-287-6965 | www.pr.state.az.us/parks/PALA
    The park offers great hiking trails and a lake where visitors can rent or even bring their own canoe to enjoy a day out on the water. Reservations are required to stay at the camp grounds, so make sure to call ahead.
  • Patagonia Lake State Park


    400 Patagonia Lake Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624 | 520-287-6965 | www.pr.state.az.us/parks/PALA
    The park offers great hiking trails and a lake where visitors can rent or even bring their own canoe to enjoy a day out on the water. Reservations are required to stay at the camp grounds, so make sure to call ahead.
  • Patagonia Lake State Park


    400 Patagonia Lake Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624 | 520-287-6965 | www.pr.state.az.us/parks/PALA
    The park offers great hiking trails and a lake where visitors can rent or even bring their own canoe to enjoy a day out on the water. Reservations are required to stay at the camp grounds, so make sure to call ahead.
  • Madera Canyon


    Green Valley, Arizona | 520-399-0537 | www.friendsofmaderacanyon.org
    Madera Canyon is home to a broad range of hiking trails with more than 230 bird species and a variety of plants and animals.
  • Asarco Mineral Discovery Center


    1421 W Pima Mine Rd. Sahuarita, AZ | 85629 520-625-8233
    www.asarco.com/about-us/our-locations/asarco-mineral-discovery-center The exhibit shows guests a behind the scenes look at the mining industry and the equipment used by many miners.
  • Asarco Mineral Discovery Center


    1421 W Pima Mine Rd. Sahuarita, AZ | 85629 520-625-8233
    www.asarco.com/about-us/our-locations/asarco-mineral-discovery-center The exhibit shows guests a behind the scenes look at the mining industry and the equipment used by many miners.
  • Asarco Mineral Discovery Center


    1421 W Pima Mine Rd. Sahuarita, AZ | 85629 520-625-8233
    www.asarco.com/about-us/our-locations/asarco-mineral-discovery-center The exhibit shows guests a behind the scenes look at the mining industry and the equipment used by many miners.

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Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico - Rio Rico, Arizona (AZ)Located at
1069 Camino Caralampi, Rio Rico, Arizona 85648
Contact: 520-281-1901 Fax: 520-281-7132
Email: reservations@esplendor-resort.com
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Tucson Arizona Old West